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Lekki Deep Seaport’s management has announced that Rimbaud has become the first transshipment vessel to berth at the port.

The ship operated by CMA CGM, has a Length Overall of 270m, a breadth of 42.8m and 6,900 Taus capacity. The vessel sailed all the way from the Far East and berthed at approximately 1 pm on Thursday afternoon.

The Nigerian Port Authorities provided marine services to the vessel.

The statement read;

“The Nigerian Customs Agency boarded the vessel and all paperwork was certified to be in order.

” The transhipment volume on the vessel is 411 TEUs and the eventual destination will be Cotonou on 6th July 2023.


“Lekki Port is proud to actualize the objective of the Federal Ministry Of Transport, Nigeria and the Nigerian Ports Authority to bring transshipment volumes to Nigeria and this is the first of many more transshipment vessels to berth at Lekki Port.”



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