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NPA approves 10% habour dues discount for vessels on eastern ports

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NIGERIAN Ports Authority (NPA) in efforts to increase patronage at the Eastern Ports, has approved a 10 percent discount on harbour dues in all concession terminals at the Eastern Ports  with immediate effect.

This was disclosed in a statement by the NPA in Lagos on Monday. Ports that would be affected by this initiative are Calabar, Rivers and Delta Ports.

NPA, however, stated that this discount would only apply to harbour dues payable by the container vessels with at least 250 TEUs; General Cargo vessels with at least 16,000 MT; Combo Vessels with at least 16,000 MT; RORO Vessels with at least 250 units of Vehicles.

It noted that these discounts shall not apply to: Vessels coming INBALLAST; Vessels calling at private jetties and Vessels calling carrying Liquid bulk.

“The application of these discounts will take immediate effect,” the statement added.

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