Rising Tide

The Lagos Port Complex also referred to as Premiere Port (Apapa Quays) is the earliest and largest Port in Nigeria. It is situated in Apapa, Lagos State, the commercial center of Nigeria. The Port, established in 1913, witnessed the construction of the first four deep water berths which did begin in the year of 1921, a few years before the country of Nigeria did gain independence while it still did exist under colonial rule of the British.

The Apapa Port as of now, is well equipped with modern cargo handling equipment necessary for the day to day activities of the harbour and also, personnel support facilities making her cost effective and customer friendly. It does enjoy intermodal connection – Rail, Water and Road. It boasts of a four wheel gate of about 8 meters for oversize cargoes and this has given the Port an edge over others in the handling of oversized cargoes. 

However, while the port is usually very busy, today is not o

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