The Council:

  1. Provides information to stakeholders on indicative freight rates on major trade routes and local shipping charges;
  2. Provides information to stakeholders on International Commercial Terms (INCOTERMS), ethics and integrity in conducting internatinal trade and existing contracts of afreightment;
  3. Maintains a modern Maritime Resource Library;
  4. Publishes pamphlets, periodicals and flyiers containing trade and related information (e.g. Procedure for container weighing, Import/Export Guidelines, etc).

Note: Interested stakeholders are free to visit the Nigerian Shippers' Council to obtain information on trade and transport related issues.