Nigeria – New Measure to Reduce Congestion in Lagos Ports

5 February 2020 No.1064

We have received the information from our correspondents, BUDD S.A., on the new measure to reduce congestion in Lagos, Nigeria.


According to the press statement issued by the Nigerian Ports Authority, they will take the following measures as of 27 January;


  • Vessels which have waited to berth at any terminal within Lagos Pilotage District will be diverted to other terminals with capacity to berth vessels within the district.


  • In the event that all terminals in Lagos cannot discharge any vessels within four days, such vessels will be diverted to the Eastern Ports for immediate berth.