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COVID-19 heightens need for virtual, contactless cargo-clearing process in Nigerian ports

…Long cargo dwell-time, safety issues rising over manual inspection

Social distancing measures necessitated by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) have brought to the fore the urgent need to fully digitalise Nigerian ports by deploying functional scanning machines and single window platform for cargo inspection. The current 100 percent physical inspection of cargo in the presence of cargo owner is causing longer dwell time of…

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