Functions of Terminal Operators

  • Cargo Handling, stevedoring, warehousing and delivery
  • Acquisition of cargo handling and operations related equipment
  • Development and maintenance of ports’ superstructure
  • Maintenance of safety and security within the terminal
  • Towage, mooring, bunkering, ship chandelling and ship repair

Benefits of Ports Concessioning
These include:

  • Better and more efficient port management especially operations as handled by terminal operators
  • The application of private capital to socially and economically desirable projects, freeing up government funds for other priority projects
  • Creation of new revenue streams for government
  • The attraction and use of foreign investment and technology
  • Increase in private sector participation in the regional or national