The Tin can Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS), on Monday 20th September 2021, took delivery of two Nuctech mobile cargo Scanners at the port.
The Customs Area Controller of the command, Comptroller Musa while taking delivery of the two units of Nuctech Mobile cargo Scanners MT 1213DE with accessories at the Tin can port, pointed out that “Integration of scanning into the Clearance Procedure for Imports is in line with Global Best Practice for Trade Facilitation.”
According to Compt.Musa, the scanners arrived on board Glovis Horizon Leader from the Port of Shanghai, China.
He assured stakeholders that with the deployment of the scanners, there will be increased cargo handling for better efficiency in the trade value chain.
Compt. Musa stated that, “the key objective of deploying scanners is to reduce very significantly the time needed for physical inspection of goods which generates extensive cost and creates multiple burdens and inconveniences for both the importers and the customs operations”.
He extolled the virtues of the present leadership of the Customs under the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) and his management for working the talk on the procurement of
scanners, which he said will make operation easy, efficient and effective.
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