|The Ports of Warri, Burutu, Sapele and the crude Petroleum Oil Terminals of Escravos, Focados and Pennignton, located in the Delta region of Nigeria, constitute the Delta Ports Complex of the Nigerian Ports Authority. Also located in this region are the Oil Refinery, the Petrochemical Company, the Delta Steel Complex at Ovwian Aladja and major oil Companies. Also under the jurisdiction of the Delta Ports are Terminals and some Private Jetties.
The main advantage of using Delta Ports is the shorter distance for the haulage of cargoes from catchment states of Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Delta, Edo, kogi, ondo, Benue etc when compared with other operational ports.
The Private Jetties located in the ports are Delta Steel Complex (DSC), McDermott Inc., Nigeria Dredging and Marine, Shell Jetty Ogun, Chevron Nig. Ltd., Western Geophysical Nig.Ltd., Texaco Overseas Nig. Ltd., United Geophysical Nig. Ltd. and (NBTC) Niger Benue Transport Company Ltd.