Shippers Council Appeals To Buhari to Revisit Transportation Commission Bill

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The Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision to decline assent to the National Transportation Commission Bill. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bill which had been passed by the National Assembly suffered a setback recently as the president declined his assent to it. Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary…

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2020 IMO Low-Sulphur Deadline Sends Jitters to Global Shipping Industry.

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Piriye Kiyaramo The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will enforce a new 0.5% global Sulphur cap on fuel content from 1 January 2020, lowering from the present 3.5% limit. The global fuel sulphur cap is part of the IMO’s response to heightening environmental concerns, contributed in part by harmful emissions from ships. IMO 2020 low Sulphur deadline was confirmed at…

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