Project proposal received
Nigerian Shippers' Council
To ease the difficulties and problems faced by shippers of goods to and from Nigeria, provide quick and safe access to port facilities from inland transport networks, decongest the seaports by increasing storage facilities, facilitate door-to-door delivery of cargo to and from importers and exporters, and facilitate transport development through the hinterlands of Nigeria.
Providing quick and safe access to port facilities from inland transport networks. The pubic party grants the operator the right to design, develop, finance, construct, complete, test, commission, operate, manage, maintain, and transfer the depot in line with the terms and conditions of the agreement.
The PPP model adapted was build, operate, own, and transfer. It is a greenfield project under a private finance initiative The model leverages the expertise of the private sector and partnership with the public sector to bring about much needed efficiencies. The ICDs are expected to bring shipping services to the doorstep of shippers across the nation, assist in decongesting the seaports and making them more user-friendly, and help to revive and modernize the railway as a primary mode for long-distance haulage of cargo.
Stakeholder engagement sessions were carried out with key stakeholders, including the host community, regulatory authorities, and Ministry of Transport, at the pre-implementation stage.
Information will be published as soon as it is available.
contract expires after 25 years