BONNY DEEP SEA PORT ACTIVITIES WILL IMPACT POSITIVELY ON NIGERIA’S ECONOMY ~ Obarinee Wai-Ogosu

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BONNY DEEP SEA PORT ACTIVITIES WILL IMPACT POSITIVELY ON NIGERIA’S ECONOMY

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Obarinee Wai-Ogosu

 

Can Nigeria be left behind within the jostle for environment friendly deep Sea Ports?
World Maritime commerce is rising daily, however the amenities wanted to assist for easy working of the commerce isn’t sufficient in Nigeria.

With inhabitants benefit and with virtually 80% of regional cargo site visitors being Nigeria sure, Nigeria is the Pure hub of Maritime business in West Africa and Central Africa Maritime area.

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, just lately presided over the digital floor breaking Ceremony of the rehabilitation and Building of Portharcourt-Maiduguri Jap Slim Guage Railway Challenge, Bonny Deep-Sea Port and Railway Industrial Park in Portharcourt Rivers State.

These initiatives will serve transportation and provide Chain community for Home wants and export in addition to assist imports into the hinterland of the nation via the brand new deep Sea Port in Bonny.

The Nigerian Ministry of Transportation, ably led by the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibiuke Rotimi Ameachi, has continued to make sure the Nation’s transportation system helps the Authorities’s bold Financial progress and Job creation agenda.

The Bonny Deep-Sea Port challenge shall entail the development of a deep seaport with a capability of 100,000 DMT container vessel and 50,000 DMT bulk vessel on a complete land take of 275 hectres in Bonny Island.

Maritime transportation stays the principle gateway to the worldwide market place, with the World’s financial system completely relying on Sea commerce, with greater than 90% of abroad commerce is routed via Sea ports.

The Bonny Deep-Sea Port will certainly put Nigeria on the forefront in energetic deep sea actions in Africa.