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The new Lekki Deep Sea port in Lagos

The new Lekki Deep Sea port in Lagos
Photo by Ian Taylor- Ask Nigeria

This strategic deep sea port was designed to increase the movement of goods.

Nigeria’s seaports are critical to the country’s economy. They provide a vital link to the outside world, facilitating trade and investment. Nigeria’s seaports are also an important source of employment, generating thousands of jobs. Nigeria’s seaports are located along the country’s coastline. The main seaports are located in the cities of Lagos, Port Harcourt, and Warri. These seaports are responsible for handling the vast majority of the country’s maritime trade. Nigeria’s seaports play a vital role in the country’s economy. They provide a crucial link to the outside world, facilitating trade and investment.

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Federal Ministry of Transportation, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and all stakeholders in the maritime industry on the successful berthing of the first ship at the biggest and deepest seaport in Africa, the new Lekki Deep Sea port in Lagos.

Improve the efficiency of cargo operations and reduce congestion.

The ZHEN HUA 28 delivered 3 STS cranes and 10 RTG cranes to assist in the evacuation of cargoes from vessels to shore. STS cranes are used to load and unload ships, while RTG cranes are used to move containers within the terminal. This equipment will help to improve the efficiency of cargo operations and reduce congestion at the port.

A release issued by President Buhari’s Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, commended the management and staff in the nation’s maritime sector who are working round the clock to make the operationalization of Lekki Deep Sea port before the end of the year a reality. The president has assured them of his continuous commitment to sustaining investments in these new assets.

Government will spare no effort in harnessing the ports potential.

His approval of four new seaports in the country will significantly boost the Nigerian economy, create millions of jobs and massively increase foreign investment inflows. It will also ensure trade facilitation and reduce business costs.

President Buhari put on his ‘thinking hat’ and found the answer to the nation’s longstanding problem. He realized that the nation’s maritime and aquatic resources are critical to the livelihoods of Nigerians and Government will spare no effort in successfully harnessing the potential of the sector.

The deep sea port in Lekki will have a positive impact on the economy.

The new deep sea port in Lekki is a much needed addition to the infrastructure of Nigeria. It is located in a strategic position that will allow for the efficient movement of goods in and out of the country. The port is also situated near other major transportation hubs, which will make it an ideal location for businesses that rely on the import and export of goods. The deep sea port in Lekki will have a positive impact on the economy of Nigeria and will be a major boon to the people of the country.


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Ask Nigeria
1 month ago

The new Lekki Deep Sea port in LagosThis strategic deep sea port was designed to increase the movement of goods.Express your point of view.

AN-Abiodun
Member
1 month ago

Sea-port is indeed a great player in the nation’s economy.

It’s open the country to international connection and it will also represent us in import and export matters.

If properly handled, it will serve many purpose

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Member
1 month ago

The Lekki deep-sea port will be of great benefit to the people of Nigeria as well as the economy of the country, and it will have a favourable effect on Nigerians.

Kazeem1
Member
1 month ago

It is the government’s responsibility to provide it with the necessary standard equipment. This equipment will assist in increasing the effectiveness of cargo operations and lowering the congestion level at the port. Good work

Taiwoo
Member
1 month ago

This is wonderful because it will make business transactions on seas easier and faster which will boost profits. Good one

Hassan Isa
Member
1 month ago

This is a remarkable advancement, and it will be to the advantage of other maritime ports in this country to take advantage of it. It will also help with employment, which is essential, and it will contribute to the expansion of other businesses; the effects of this will be seen throughout the economy.

Iyanu12345ogg
Member
1 month ago

Looking at and considering its advantages, it is a good idea kudos to the government. Also the government should ensure there is a standard level of security so it won’t be an avenue for importation and exportation illegal goods

Last edited 1 month ago by Iyanu12345ogg
Ultra0711
Member
1 month ago

These new seaports will help us maintain our vital connection to the outside world while also ensuring foreign investment flow and minimizing business costs. A very positive development.

AN-Usman
Member
1 month ago

The creation of new seaport will help develop and equip us more significantly as it is a crucial link to the outside world, facilitating trade and investment, massively increase foreign investment inflows, most of it will reduce cost to ease us

Tolaniiii
Member
1 month ago

The fact that the government is creating different employment opportunities for youth is very good. This will help to reduce unemployment opportunities. The government should also tighten the security there so it won’t be an avenue for importing or exporting illegal goods

DimOla
Member
1 month ago

We know that our seaport is critical to the movement of goods across borders. We the new and the largest sea port in Africa more goods can be moved. Kudos to our maritime industry for this great achievement.

Bola12
Member
1 month ago

Kudos to Nigerian Government

Last edited 1 month ago by Bola12
Bola12
Member
1 month ago

This will definitely boost Nigeria’s Economy and it will make importing and exporting of goods easier for the traders. This will have a great impact on balance of trade.

SarahDiv
Member
1 month ago

That is a great achievement by the maritime industry of Nigeria.This deep sea port at lekki will link us to world and positively impact our economy. If the Nigerian government can invest in more of such project like this it will create employment for job seeker. If they can revive Ajaokuta steel it will add to the country revenue and create jobs too

Christiana
Member
1 month ago

This new sea port will help to facilitate international trading and will encourage exporter since they will be incurring a lower cost of shipping their goods.

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Member
1 month ago

This is encouraging news because the construction of a new seaport will also ensure the facilitation of trade and will reduce the costs incurred by businesses.

Remi1
Member
1 month ago

Great idea from the government because building a prominent seaport will play a massive part in the growth of our economy.

Yomii
Member
1 month ago

Creating a new seaport is very important for us and will be highly beneficial because of its advantageous location; it will facilitate the quick and easy transport of commodities both within and beyond the nation’s borders.

Adesanyaj72
Member
1 month ago

This is brilliant because it will also be another means of creating more employment opportunities for our people, good work from the Lags state government

Chibuzor
Member
1 month ago

The seaports of Nigeria are significant to the economy of the country. They serve as an essential link to the outside world, paving the way for more commerce and investment, and it is brilliant that another one has been created in Lagos.

Tonerol10
Member
1 month ago

Lagos is already jam-packed. another Sea port in Lagos is not a good idea. We have other states that need sea port. This development should be done in another state

Khalifa001
Member
1 month ago

The deep deep sea port in lekki I will have a positive impact on the economy give room for employment and also the port would also help increase the movement of goods that is a positive news

theApr
Member
1 month ago

It’s a good development. This would reduce congestion at port, improve maritime trade, create employment opportunities and as well boost the economy. It’s a win for all

Abusi
Member
1 month ago

Emergence of the sea port in Lekki is one of the ways the government will benefit from making revenue. Enough goods will be transported and well and adequately taxed. It will also help to improve bilateral trade between Nigeria and other countries through the sea port. I just hope the officials involved in the management of the sea port are efficient and effective while carrying out their work.

Haykaylyon26
Member
1 month ago

The deep sea port is an nice and good innovation and development it will help improve the economy of the country and create employment. Infrastructure should be provide and maintain to make the work there easily and fast. It will be growth to our import and export of goods

jdpumping
Member
1 month ago

This a a wonderful development it well aid other sea ports we have in this country and aid employment and help in growth of other businesses and its impact on the economy will be felt.

Adeolastan
Member
1 month ago

The deep sea port is a welcome development,it will seriously provide job for hundreds of people and also generate huge amount of revenue for the government because lots of goods and services companies will make use of it for their business growth or expansion.

Mercy unisex saloon
Member
1 month ago

It’s been very long overdue having a see port here in Lagos to sustain the overload from the tincan. We can do great things with a well functioning see port with a good road network to distribute goods on time. Well done to the government for this achievement. Maintenance is the key.

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