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Nigerian’s Maritime Agencies disregard presidential directive to charge fees in local currency

Despite a presidential directive to Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to suspend further collection of petroleum products imports charges in dollars, Daily Sun findings have revealed the two agencies have continued to disregard the government order. According to a letter dated January 17, 2018,

Nigeria to unveil transaction advisers for its proposed national carrier, Airports concession Thursday

Nigeria will on Thursday unveil transaction advisers, who were recently appointed by the federal government for the establishment of a national carrier and the concession of the country’s four major international airports. According to a Punch newspaper report, the transaction advisers handling some other key projects would also be unveiled by

Aviation security personnel set to carry arms – FG

Nigerian Aviation Security 9AVSEC) officer testing a metal detector at Lagos airport. Aviation security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria will soon be licensed to carry arms at airports across the country. The Federal Government said on Monday that the move was to complement other agencies in addressing security threats

New German pallet cuts weight by 80 percent

German steel manufacturing company Trilatec yesterday unveiled a new lightweight air cargo pallet made from recycled cardboard, called the “squAIR-timber system.” Trilatiec said its goal is to replace conventional pallets, which it says are 80 percent heavier than the squAIR product, which can carry more than twice the weight. One meter

U.K. airfreight groups again call for action on London Heathrow expansion

Heathrow-cargo-terminal Pressure is being turned up again this week on Parliament in the U.K. to move forward on the planned third-runway expansion of London Heathrow Airport (LHR), as two airfreight groups called for action as soon as possible to relieve congestion caused by limited capacity. Robert Keen, director general of the British