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The first Roro Vessels, to berth in the history of the Rivers Port is scheduled to depart the United States of America in the middle of March and arrive Port Harcourt in April. Roro vessels are usually loaded with automobiles.

Rivers Port set to receive first RoRo vessel

Efforts by the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority to improve vessel traffic to the Eastern Ports has continued to yield returns as the Rivers Port, Port Harcourt is expecting its first Roll on/Roll off (RoRo) operations in the next couple of weeks.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA to move more cargoes to Eastern ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that it hoped to see more cargoes moving down to the Eastern ports this year.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN: No insecurity in Eastern ports

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at the Eastern ports.

Onitsha chamber urges NIWA chief on functional waterways

The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), yesterday, advised the new Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, to ensure that the inland waterways ports in every part of the country, especially the Eastern Ports, are functional so that its opportunities wouldl be fully harnessed.

House of Reps summons Customs, NIMASA, Navy, others over Calabar port

The ad-hoc committee set up by the House of Representative to determine why Eastern Ports are not put to maximal use has invited the heads of some key security agencies operating in Calabar seaport to appear before it in Abuja on Wednesday, September 26.

Ship owners dismiss excuses over lull in eastern ports

Ship Owners Association of Nigeria, SOAN, have said that most of the excuses by maritime authorities on reasons for the lull in business activities at the Eastern ports were not tenable.
Hadiza Bala Usman

Apapa gridlock: Federal government should declare emergency – NPA chief

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has urged the federal government to declare an emergency on the situation of roads in the Apapa Area of Lagos.

NIMASA chief canvasses for conducive atmosphere at seaports

The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has canvassed for the creation of peaceful and conducive atmosphere at the nation’s seaport so that the number of vessels that come to berth on the seaport can astronomically be increased to boost revenue of the sector.

NPA re-shuffles management team

In a bid to re-jig its operations, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has re-shuffled its management team with immediate effect.

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