The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has approved a 10 per cent discount on harbour dues for all vessels calling at all the concessioned terminals at the Eastern ports.
In a press release signed by Jatto Adams, the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, NPA, the gesture was part of efforts to increase patronage at the Eastern Ports.
According to the statement, the Ports that will be affected by this initiative are Calabar, Rivers and Delta Ports.
The authority however disclosed that the discount will only apply to harbour dues payable by the following types of vessels/cargoes which include container vessels with at least 250 TEUs, General Cargo vessels with at least 16,000 MT, Combo Vessels with at least 16,000 MT and
RORO Vessels with at least 250 units of Vehicles.
Similarly, the discount applies to these category of vessels which include vessels coming INBALLAST, vessels calling at private jetties and vessels calling carrying Liquid bulk.
The application of these discounts takes immediate effect.
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