Ports congestion worsens as 6,000 unclaimed containers litter spaces — NPA


Nigerian Ports Authority

By Godwin Oritse

In addition to the operational equipment deficiencies, Nigeria’s ports’ congestion is now further worsened by abandoned cargoes.

Speaking to a team of journalists from Vanguard, the Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, said the volume of the cargoes is now over 6000 containers and is still increasing.

He added that the abandoned shipments, usually known as overtime cargo, also includes over 1,800 vehicles.

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