ms Hadiza Usman, DG of NPA
Ns Hadiza Usman, DG of NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved a 10 per cent discount on harbour dues in all concessioned terminals at the Eastern ports.

Concise News understands that the NPA disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos State.

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According to the federal government agency, ports that will be affected by this development are Calabar, Rivers and Delta Ports.

“Container vessels with at least 250 TEUs; General cargo vessels with at least 16,000 tonnes; combo vessels with at least 16,000 tonnes; and RORO vessels with at least 250 units of vehicles,” the NPA added.

“These discounts shall not apply to vessels coming INBALLAST (empty); vessels calling at private jetties, and vessels calling carrying liquid bulk.”

The statement further noted that the discounts will take immediate effect