Thursday, 1st June 2023

Lekki Deep Seaport

8 Feb
The official pageantry displayed at the commissioning by President Muhammadu Buhari of the $1.5 billion Chinese-funded Lekki deep seaport in Lagos is perhaps in salute of the significance of the project
1 Feb
With the commissioning of the $1.5 billion Lekki Deep Seaport and commercial operations expected to begin fully by the end of the first quarter of 2023, countries in West and Central Africa have begun talks to transit their cargoes through the port.
11 Dec
As President Muhammadu Buhari commissions the Lekki Deep Seaport in January 2023, stakeholders in the maritime sector have called on government to articulate plans to ensure the port operate within a sustained serene district.
2 Nov 2022
The China Harbour Engineering LFTZ Enterprise (CHELE), a subsidiary of China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contractor for Lekki Deep Seaport,...
29 Jul 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the designation of Lekki Deep Seaport as a Customs Port and Approved Wharf.
4 Jul 2022
Hours after the first vessel berthed at Lekki deep seaport, stakeholders and residents along the corridor have expressed worry with the slow response of the Federal and state governments to providing the infrastructure needed to efficiently kick-start the seaport...
1 Jul 2022
Three Ship-to-Shore cranes and 10 Rubber-Tyred Gantries critical to the commencement of operations of the Lekki Deep Seaport arrived in Nigeria on Friday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
13 May 2022
Poor infrastructure and cumbersome clearing processes among other challenges have made Nigeria to lose trans-shipment and transit cargoes to neighbouring countries thereby jeopardising the country’s chance of becoming a maritime hub.
5 May 2022
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal and Lagos State government would generate $ 201 billion through taxes, royalties and duties from the Lekki deep seaport.
3 Apr 2022
Promoters of the Lekki Deep Seaport have declared that the multi-million dollar port is 87.58 per cent completed. The seaport, which is expected to be completed by September this year...
23 Mar 2022
The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has said the reason for asking the president to come inspect the $1.5billion Lekki deep seaport project was to put pressure on the developers to complete it quickly.
26 Jan 2022
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has lauded the progress of work at the Lekki Deep Seaport project while expressing hope that its operation would commence by the last quarter of the year.


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