The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority NPA, Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko has stated that the Company is working assiduously to handle the bottlenecks exporters face on the ports.
Talking on the 2022 Zenith Financial institution Worldwide Commerce Seminar on non-oil export commerce in Lagos, Mr Bello-Koko stated a few of the measures put in place to handle seeming challenges like site visitors gridlocks and cargo duel time are yielding want outcomes.
He known as for synergy amongst inbound and outbound vessels on Nigeria waters saying it’s crucial for information preserving of the vessels.
Bello-Koko stated “We’re working with the federal government to make sure diversification of the financial system and we’re encouraging non-oil export.
“Additionally, not nearly deploying e-call-up system, now we have licensed 10 export processing terminals.
“The terminals are alleged to be at places whereby one stalk, course of, bundle, certify, seal and ship it on to the port.
The NPA helmsman revealed that three out of the ten export processing terminals being developed by the company would come on stream quickly.
Bello-Koko famous that barges have been additionally launched at a value borne by the exporters thereby making export costlier.
He defined that the export terminal would scale back the burden in future.
He additionally known as for the introduction of a Nationwide Single Window to ease motion of cargoes within the nation