Lekki Port Assures Users Of Improved Operations

Lekki port assures users of improved operations

The management of Lekki Port and Lekki Freeport Terminal have assured maritime stakeholders of quality service delivery.

According to a statement on Monday, the duo gave the assurance during the 2024 Roadshow organised by Lekki Port and Lekki Freeport Terminal, in conjunction with the Nigeria Customs Service.

Speaking during the event, the Chief Operating Officer of Lekki Port, Laurence Smith, stated that the roadshow was an opportunity to inform potential port users of the ease of doing business in Lekki Port.

He said that the port is a game changer that would revolutionize the maritime sector in Nigeria and West Africa, given the “sophisticated equipment and facilities available”.

Also speaking, Customs Area Controller, Lekki Area Command, Mohammed Babandede, stated that the NCS is committed to providing support to guarantee the efficiency of the terminal operations at the port.

Babandede added that officers of the command had been trained and equipped to manage operations to ensure quick evacuation of cargo.

Earlier, the Chief Operating Officer of Lekki Freeport Terminal, Dirk Van Acker, explained that customers stand to benefit a lot by using Lekki Port, being the only port in Nigeria with the largest carrying capacity as it can handle 1.2m TEU throughput and a terminal that delivers best-in-class service to cargo owners.

The Chief Commercial Officer of Lekki Freeport Terminal, Kehinde Olubi-Neye, in his presentation, highlighted all the features of the port, including automation.

He noted the port would reduce importers’ costs.

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