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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

NO MORE 20% SURCHARGE FOR FOC IN NIGERIA

Gulf Agency Company informs that vessels operating under Flag Of Convenience (FOC) shall no longer have their GT increased by 20% for the purpose of computing port charges in Nigerian ports.

Such vessels will be required to carry tonnage measurement in accordance with The International Tonnage Certificate of 1969.  However, any vessel yet to be re-measured in accordance with the provisions of the above quoted convention of 18 July 1982 shall have its GT enhanced by 20%.