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The new Lekki Deep Sea port in Lagos

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By Kenny Adetunji

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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