Nigerian Ports Authority
Auto policy review, ports access roads top expectations in 2019
As the clock ticks into the year 2019, stakeholders in the shipping indusexpressed and hope for a better operating environment. They seek workable policies such as the review of the Auto policy, guaranteed security architecture and infrastructure facelift ....
37 ships carrying various products expected at Lagos ports
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 36 ships to bring in petroleum products, food and other goods from Dec. 10 to Dec. 29, at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.
NPA remitted N11.3 billion 2018 surplus to government, says Bala Usman
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, said the Authority had remitted over N11.3 billion being part of the 2018 business operations’ surplus to the Federal Government coffers this year. Bala Usman, who made this known in a swift reaction to an allegation that NPA failed to remit the sum of N177…
18 fuel-laden vessels waiting to berth at Lagos port
No fewer than 18 vessels laden with petroleum products are waiting to berth at the Lagos seaport.The shipping position of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) obtained yesterday revealed that the vessels,...
Creating Jobs through ports development
Ports are the gateway to trade, and an important node in the global supply chain. No country can produce everything that its citizens need or want, but by opening its borders to international trade a country gains far more than basic resources and exotic luxuries.
Congestion: Overtime cargoes, bad infrastructure and logistic failure constrain Lagos ports
Under normal circumstances, cargoes are meant to last about 30 days or a few weeks at ports before they are ferried away by their importers to their final destinations.
‘How rail system will save Lekki from congestion’
The extension of a rail system to the Lekki area of Lagos will help the state avert another traffic disaster in the next few years, the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said. Given the multiplicity of mega projects in the area, such an infrastructure will guarantee sanity and flow of…
NPA followed due process in Escravos contract award, says management
The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has insisted that it followed due process in the award of contract to dredge Escravos Bar in Warri, Delta State.A statement issued by NPA’s management said companies that lost out in their bid to secure the contract for the dredging of the Escravos Bar were...
Nigerian ports record increase in cargo throughput, as ship traffic drops
Nigerian ports are currently experiencing dwindling fortunes, and recorded about 8.6 per cent increase in cargo throughput, while ship traffic slides 2.3 per cent and container traffic decreased by 7.1 per cent in the first quarter(Q1) of 2018 against the fourth quarter 2017.
Apapa-Wharf road ready in September, says Nigerian Ports Authority
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, has said that the 2km Apapa Wharf Road being reconstructed would be completed and opened to motorists by the end of next month. Usman made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Bala Usman said that the reconstruction…
22 fuel-laden vessels berth Apapa ports this week
No fewer than 22 vessels laden with petroleum products are expected to berth at Lagos ports this week to boost fuel supply.The products, including Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) known as petrol, Automated Gas Oil (AGO) known as diesel, Jet A1 (Aviation fuel) and base oil are in 32 cargoes.