Congestion surcharge: Nigerian Shippers’ Council to meet companies

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Congestion surcharge: Nigerian Shippers’ Council to meet companies

By Tayo Daniel

The CEO, NSC:

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council, NSC, would on Monday, October 15, 2018, meet the Shipping Agencies in Nigeria over the planned congestion surcharges on Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports by some Shipping Companies.

According to the press release signed by the Director, Special Duties, NSC, Mr, I.N. Nweke and made available to Financial Business, the meeting is in line with the Council’s statutory function of regulating tariffs, rates, charges and other related economic services at the Nigerian Ports.

The meeting would be an opportunity to examine this contentious issue, which would add to the costs of doing business at the Ports.

It could be recalled that some Shipping Companies had recently issued a notice to Shippers on the introduction of congestion surcharge of $400 per container on Lagos bound cargoes.

The CEO, NSC:

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