Nigeria LNG exports blocked over tax dispute


ABUJA, June 22 (Reuters) – Nigeria is being prevented from exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) after a maritime security agency blocked and detained ships over a tax dispute, the state-LNG company (NLNG) said on Saturday.

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Friday stopped an LNG tanker from leaving the export terminal and prevented another from entering, NLNG said.

NIMASA also issued ship detention orders on Saturday for three LNG vessels, the state firm said. NIMASA did not immediately respond to request for comment.

President Jonathan
President Jonathan

Read more at Yahoo

Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


What is 10 + 15 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)