• Why we detained vessel at Onne Port – Customs

    Why we detained vessel at Onne Port – Customs

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Eastern Marine Command (EMC), Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has given reasons why it detained a vessel named “MV Defender V”.

    The vessel, a patrol boat from South Africa, used in piloting tanker vessels was said to have sailed into Nigeria territorial waters without the requisite documentations and procedures.

    The Customs Area Controller (CAC), EMC, Comptroller Usman Bello, who confirmed the development sailed into Nigeria territorial waters without a valid bank bond.

    Giving an insight into why officers and […]