Importers experience abnormal cargo dwell time

Despite the 24-hour cargo clearance procedure, importers are still experiencing abnormal cargo clearance at the seaports. It was gathered that the government agencies were creating problems for importers. The President of Shippers’ Association of Lagos State, Jonathan Nicole, said in Lagos that cargo dwell time was too long because Nigerian ports were operating in an abnormal situation. Nicole explained that the Port of Sri Lanka, which handles about six million containers annually, had more plants and equipment that enable its terminals service vessels in two hours. According to him, “the…

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