Nigerian Shippers’ Council to host sub-regional summit

By Shiktra Shalangwa, Abuja.

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The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), under the auspices of the Union of African Shippers’ Council (UASC), will be hosting a Sub-Regional Summit.

The summit will focus on “High Shipping Surcharges and Charges’’.  

The meetings, scheduled to hold on 26th –28th August, in Abuja the capital city, are a collaborative effort involving the Union of African Shippers’ Council, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the Global Shippers’ Forum.

The forum is set to provide an avenue for the UASC Member Countries to strategize and articulate common positions on how to checkmate the multinational shipping service providers/carriers with a view to adopting a collective position for presentation at the Annual General Meeting of the Global Shippers’ Forum scheduled for September in London.

Expected participants include UASC Member States, relevant Government Agencies, Ministries, Multi-lateral and Sub-regional organizations in the trade and transport sectors, Public and Private Sector Stakeholders in infrastructure development, ancillary services as well as donor agencies.

 

Amaka E. Nliam