According to the Nigerian Ports Authority, investments in barge operations are to total more than N20 billion in 2022.
It published in the months of July through September, there will be 58 license barge operators by the year 2020. The study also stated that the company directly employed over 3000 people and indirectly employed another 2000 people.
The Lagos pilotage district, the busiest maritime traffic zone in the nation, is to have 2000 barges operating within it in 2022, according to the report. “The NPA expects to have roughly 58 barge operators licensed by 2020.”
According to the study, APM Terminal carried 44,232 containers across barges in all during the first quarter of 2022. According to the NPA, 12,382 container movements were in January alone; with 14,890 and 16,960 registered for February and March, respectively.