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Port Overview 

Warri is a multi-purpose facility controlled by the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA). It consists of an ‘Old’ and ‘New’ Port each with 2 terminals plus a Canal Berth within the complex.  

It has 7.5 m channel drafts. Terminals are managed by private operators on concessional leases.

There is over 3,000 m of jetty space.

Port website: http://nigerianports.gov.ng/delta

 Key port information may also be found at:https://www.maritime-database.com/

Port Location and Contact 

Country 

Nigeria 

Province or District 

Delta State 

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Port 

 Warri 1.5 KM  

Port's Complete Name 

 Warri Port Complex 

Latitude 

5.514868° 

Longitude 

5.722950° 

Managing Company or Port Authority 

 

Nigerian Ports Authority 

Old Port Terminal A:  

New Port Terminal B: 

Integrated Logistics Services(Intels) Nig. Ltd. 

info@intelservices.com +234 (053) 465 100 

Old Port Terminal B: Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services. Ltd (Mr Henry AJOH (GM)) 

henryaj@sifaxgroup.com 08023131040 

New Port Terminal A  

Old-Port (Canal Berth): Associated Maritime Services   

Management Contact Person 

See details above 

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures 

Lagos (425 km) 

Port Picture 


Description and Contacts of Key Companies 

Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Ltd are responsible for management of Terminal B. 

Integrated Logistics Services (Intels) Ltd. manage Old Port Terminal A and New Port Terminal B. 

Associated Maritime Services manage the Old-Port (Canal Berth) and New Port Terminal A.

For more information on port contacts, please see the following link:4.4 Nigeria Port and Waterways Company Contact List

Port Performance 

Port operates effectively with no obvious bottlenecks.

Seasonal Constraints 

 

Occurs 

Time Frame 

Rainy Season 

Yes  

From April to September 

Major Import Campaigns 

Yes  

From October to February 

Other Comments 

  

 

Handling Figures for 2017 

Vessel Calls 

484 

Container Traffic (TEUs) 

N/A 

 

Handling Figures Bulk and Break Bulk for 2017 

Bulk (MT) 

3,462,123 

Break bulk (MT) 

N/A 

Discharge Rates and Terminal Handling Charges 

http://sifaxgroup.com/company/ports-and-cargo/ 

http://www.intelservices.com/warri-port-complex 

 Berthing Specifications 

Type of Berth

Quantity 

Length (m) 

Maximum Draft (m) 

Comments 

Conventional Berth 

4 

364 

6.2 

 note berth is multipurpose 

Container Berth 

4 

364 

6.2 

               ‘’ 

Silo Berth 

Nil 

 

 

 

Berthing Tugs 

1 

 

 

Available  

Water Barges 

1 

 

 

Available on request 

General Cargo Handling Berths 

Cargo Type 

Berth Identification 

Imports - Bagged Cargo 

Forwarding and Clearing agents will ensure correct berths are allocated for required cargos as per supplied BOL’s 

 

Exports - Bagged Cargo 

Imports and Exports - RoRo 

Other Imports 

Port Handling Equipment 

All handling equipment is privately owned by the Terminal Management that operate the terminals under concession from the Nigerian Ports Authority. 

Equipment 

Available 

 Available 

Comments on Current Condition and Actual Usage 

Dockside Crane 

Yes 

1     250 MT 

Good 

Container Gantries 

No 

 

 

Mobile Cranes 

Yes 

15+    50 – 250 MT 

Good 

Reachstacker 

Yes 

2 RS, of 45tons capacity 

Good 

RoRo Tugmaster (with Trailer) 

No 

 

 

Grain Elevator with Bagging Machines 

No 

 

 

Transtainer 

No 

 

 

Forklifts 

Yes 

20+       3 - 40 MT 

Good 

Container Facilities 

Facilities 

20 ft 

40 ft 

Container Facilities Available 

 60,000m2 + 

Container Freight Station (CFS) 

 Warehouse capacity to handle CFS   

Refrigerated Container Stations 

Nil 

Other Capacity Details 

Future development planned of 250,000m2 + 

Daily Take Off Capacity  
(Containers per Day)  

There are no delays as a result of offloading capacity. Container unloading facilities are efficient. 

 

Number of Reefer Stations  
(Connection Points) 

Nil 

Emergency Take-off Capacity  

There are no delays as a result of offloading capacity. Container unloading facilities are efficient. 

Off take Capacity of Gang Shift  
(Containers per Shift)  

As above 

Customs Guidance 

Customs offices are located within the port and available full time. Official office hours are between 0800 and 1700hours every working day, they do not operate weekends or public holidays and may be more difficult to engage on Fridays.  

For more information on customs in Nigeria, please see the following link:1.3 Nigeria Customs Information

Terminal Information 

MULTIPURPOSE TERMINAL 

Port has facilities available for handling containers, RoRo bulk and general cargo handling requirements.  

GRAIN AND BULK HANDLING 

Port can handle grain and bulk cargo, but delivery has to be on direct delivery bases there are no silos or holding areas. 

MAIN STORAGE TERMINAL 

Storage Type 

Number of Storage Facilities 

Area (m2) 

Bagged Cargo 

   

30,000m2 + 

Refrigerated Cargo 

Refrigerated containers 

 

General Cargo 

 

 

Stevedoring 

Stevedoring services are the sole responsibility of the terminal operators. In addition to in-house stevedores, there are several third-party service providers registered with each terminal and the terminal operators nominate stevedoring companies to handle respective vessels. 

Hinterland Information 

Import shipments are moved out from the port by road. Goods or containers are loaded on respective trucks for delivery to destination. Truck ownership here is a combination of terminal and third-party vendors. 

Port Security 

Security 

ISPS Compliant 

Yes 

Current ISPS Level  
(Level 1 = Normal, Level 2 = Heightened, Level 3 = Exceptional) 

Operating on security level 1 

Police Boats 

Yes 

Fire Engines 

No