GREENFIELD PROJECTS
  1. Lekki Deep Sea Port
  2. Badagry Deep Sea Port
  3. Ibom Deep Sea Port
Lekki Deep Sea Port
  • The Lekki Port FTZ occupies an initial area of 90 hectares of land and water along 3km of waterfront and adjoins the Epe township. 
  • It commenced construction activities on 6th July 2008 and is slated for completion in 2019. 
  • It is a Special Purpose Vehicle with equity participation between Lekki Port FTZ, NPA and Lagos State Government.
  • The handling capacity of the port at start up stage is put at 4,000 TEUs Container Vessel.
  • The port aims to handle 2.7million TEUs, 16.7 million MT liquid cargo and 4.0 million MT dry bulk cargo annually.
  • The start-up stage channels and basin will be dredged to 14 and 13.5metres respectively, while marine structures will be designed and constructed for draft of 16.5metres.
  • Built to improve the overall cargo handling capacity of the nation with a view to increase the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
  • Avenue to open up more hinterland access roads in and around the Epe region and the proposed fourth mainland bridge.
  • To improve availability of port facilities and quality of service within Lagos area, especially as ‘forecasts’ shows that port capacity for 2017  and 2018 will outstrip the current trend.
Badagry Deep Sea Port
  • A deep-sea port 55Km distance from Apapa and Tin Can ports The port is earmarked for a total land space of 1100 hectares (core development area), 692 hectares to be dedicated to Port activities, while remaining 408 hectares will be a free trade zone.
  • Proposed channel draft of 18meters through to the berths.
  • Capable of berthing 21st century designed vessels such as S-Class
  • This is a proposed Greenfield port facility by a consortium (BPDL)
  • The Project Delivery Team is at work to review the full implementation of the project.
  • The handling capacity of the port at start up stage is put at 18,000 TEUs container vessel (Maersk EEE)
  • Multifunctional Port design for Containers, Dry bulk, Liquids, Ro-Ro, Oil & Gas supply services and Refined Product imports.
  • Will help to ease port congestion issues at Apapa and Tin Can Island Port
  • Catalyse investment and local development.
  • To position Nigeria for the enviable status of hub for container traffic in the region.
Ibom Deep Sea Port
  • The project inception planning took off in Sept. 2012, while the OBC was approved by FEC on 13th May, 2015.
  • A total land space of 5000 hectares is earmarked for the Port core development.
  • The deep-sea port facility will be able to accommodate Panama plus class vessels.
  • Ship support facilities to extensive cargo storage and transhipment opportunities.
  • It is to be noted that the project name changed from Ibaka Deep Sea Port to Ibom Deep Sea Port as a result of a change in the project location necessitated by marine conditions. 
  • Ibom Deepwater Port is a PPP management between the Federal Government of Nigeria, Akwa-Ibom State Government and the operating partners.