The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has introduced the suspension of the Electronic Call-up for vehicles (ETO) for cargoes sure for the AP Moller Terminal (APMT) in Apapa.
This follows the disruption of operations on the terminal which is a fallout of the dispute between members of the Maritime Workers Union and the administration of AP Moller Terminals.
This disclosure is contained in a collection of tweet posts by NPA on its official Twitter deal with on Thursday, April 15, 2021.
The NPA mentioned that whereas it’s working in the direction of resolving the dispute between each events, APMT won’t obtain or exit cargoes for the subsequent 24 hours.
The tweet from NPA reads, ”Following a dispute with the administration of AP Moller Terminals on the Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa, members of the Maritime Workers Union have as we speak, April 15, disrupted operations on the terminal.
While the NPA is working towards resolving the dispute between the 2 events, APMT won’t be able to obtain or exit cargoes for the subsequent 24 hours.
The authority hereby urges stakeholders to please take be aware, as ETO tickets won’t be issued to APMT sure cargoes.’’
What it is best to know
- There had been earlier stories that the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on April 15 shut down AP Moller Terminal (APMT) in Apapa.
- The President-General of MWUN, Mr Adewale Adeyanju, disclosed that the grounding of actions on the terminal is because of the expiration of the one week plus discover given to the administration of the terminal to stick to the legal guidelines of the land.
Following a dispute with the administration of AP Moller Terminals on the Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa, members of the Maritime Workers Union have as we speak, Thursday April 15, 2021, disrupted operations on the terminal.
— Nigerian Ports (@nigerianports) April 15, 2021