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Port Location and Contact

Country

Nigeria

Province or District

Port Harcourt Quays

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Port

Onne: 22km

Port's Complete Name

Ports and Terminal Operators Limited

Latitude

04°46.0' N

Longitude

007°00.0' E

Managing Company or Port Authority

Terminal A: PTOL Terminal, Mrs Ada / 08065296305

adaku.jephthah@ptolnigeria.com

Terminal B: BUA Ports and Terminal Ltd

info@buagroup.com

Management Contact Person

See above

Nearest Airport and Airlines with Frequent International Arrivals/Departures

Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa.

Arik Air, British Airways,, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways

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Terminal A has a total length of about 650 metres straight quay. There is no berth limitation to any vessel calling at Terminal ' A'. The distance from Fairway buoy to Bonny is 17 Nautical miles while Bonny to Port Harcourt is 24 Nautical miles steering 7 Nautical. Fairway Buoy to Port Harcourt Port (Terminal ' A') is about 6 Hours. The average daft at Terminal A is of 9.5 m while the draft of channel is 12.5m.

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Seasonal Constraints


Occurs

Time Frame

Rainy Season

Yes

From ( April ) to ( September)

Major Import Campaigns

No


Other Comments

The peak months of the rainy season is between the months of July & August.

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Port Handling Equipment

Port equipment’s are equipment is privately managed. The respective terminals were all concessioned by the government to private businesses who now operate and manage the port facilities and in turn pay royalties to the government for the period of concession.

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Facilities

20 ft

40 ft

Container Facilities Available

Forklifts, Reach stackers, handlers

Forklifts, Reach stackers, handlers

Container Freight Station (CFS)

Yes

Refrigerated Container Stations

Yes

Other Capacity Details

PTOL terminal is the core container terminal here and has been receiving additional shipments diverted by importers from Lagos port, hence strains on yard capacity and equipment’sequipment. There aren’t any of such issues for BUA which is a core general cargo terminal.

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)

100+


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)

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

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Only BUA terminal is fitted with handling equipment’s equipment (grabber) to cater for bulk vessels. They have a sucker to cater for Bulk Wheat, Palm Kernel Shell, Bulk Cement etc. They also handle Liquid Bulk Tallow, Crude Palm oil, Base Oil etc.

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