February 23, 2024

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Shippers’ Council reiterates commitment to seamless movement of cargoes

The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council ( NSC), Barr. Pius Akutah has reiterated the commitment of the Council as Port Economic Regulator in promoting seamless movement of cargoes as well as efficiency of the nation’s ports.

Barr. Akutah stated this when the management of Lekki Deep Sea Port led by the Managing Director, Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited (LPLEL) promoters of Lekki Deep Sea Port, Mr. Du- Ruogang paid a courtesy visit to the NSC’s Headquarters in Lagos on Thursday.

The NSC boss, who appreciated the management of Lekki Deep Sea Port for the visit, expressed the Council’s readiness to partner with the port in the areas that will boost their operations in the country.

Stating their mission to NSC, Mr. Du – Ruogang, said that Lekki Deep seaport has been adding value to Nigeria’s economy since it started commercial operations in 2023, due to its ability to receive large vessels.

The LPLEL boss, who felicitated with Barr. Akutah on his appointment as the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers’ Council, commended the Council’s regulatory activities at the nation’s ports.

He also appreciated the support that the management of Lekki Port has been receiving from Nigerian Shippers’ Council.

He called for continuity of the support as it is in the interest of both parties and indeed Nigeria, to make Nigeria the maritime hub for West and Central Africa.

Photo caption:

Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Pius Akutah (right) and the Managing Director, Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited (LPLEL) Mr. Du- Ruogang, when the management of Lekki Deep Seaport paid a courtesy visit to the NSC’s headquarters in Lagos on Thursday.

 

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