fewer than 200 vessels now berth in the Warri Ports, Delta.
Monday at the Warri Ports.
NPA Board of Directors, Mr. Emmnauel
Adesoye, who was on an on-the-spot assessment tour of the port facilities.
represented at the event by Mr. Rufai
activities in Warri and attributed the feat to President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to dredging the
economic activities in the ports, adding that more dredging was being carried
out to accommodate bigger vessels in the Warri ports.
regime of president Buhari has embarked on the dredging of the Warri ports,” Usman said.
communities to continue to maintain the existing peace in the area.
facilities said there had been great improvement in the facilities compared to
what he observed in 2016 when he last visited the port.
an on-the-spot assessment of the progress made by the port since November 2016.
current challenge is about the issue of dredging the channels in the port,
particularly the terminals.
already taking action concerning it. So, there is no problem. No time frame,
but we are on it,” Adesoye
situation in the waterways, which according to him had led to more vessels
berthing at the port.
number of ships has increased significantly and revenue has gone up.
what happens when there is unity among stakeholders, management and the
communities,” he said.
called for more security to enable them meet the global practice of 24 hours
shipping activities as against the current 6:00a.m to 6:00p.m system.