January 29, 2023

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NPA berths largest container vessel at Lekki port ahead of commissioning by Buhari

NPA berths largest container vessel at Lekki port ahead of commissioning by Buhari

Ahead of the commissioning of the Lekki Deep Seaport by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, one of the largest container vessels has berthed at the port.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), announced the arrival of the vessel owned and operated by French shipping firm, CMA/CGM, on its official twitter handle@Nigerianports on Sunday.

NPA berths largest container vessel at Lekki port ahead of commissioning by Buhari

NPA said the development shows that it was prepared to offer marine services for seamless port operations.

NPA wrote, “Ahead of President’s commissioning of @LekkiPort for commercial operations tomorrow (Monday), one of the largest container vessels, the CMA-CGM, has berthed at the port.

“Once more, @NigerianPorts has proven that it is prepared to offer marine services for seamless port operations.”

President Buhari will officially commission the $1.5 billion Lekki Deep Seaport for commercial operations in Lagos State on Monday.