• Customs detains vessel with no Bank Bond

    Customs detains vessel with no Bank Bond

    The Officers and Men of the Nigeria Customs Service, Eastern Marine Command, Port Harcourt in Rivers, have detained a vessel named ‘MV Defender V’ for sailing without a valid Bank Bond.

    The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Usman Bello, who made the disclosure on Saturday, said the vessel “is a patrol vessel from South Africa, used in piloting tanker vessels”.

    The controller said that the 7-man crew vessel, however, had a temporary importation permit but no valid Bank Bond.

    He said that the vessel […]