Lagos Bars Export Containers, Empties from Accessing Tin Can Port for 3 Days

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The Ministry of Transportation
Lagos State has banned export containers and empty containers from accessing the Tin Can Island Port between Friday 28th of June till Monday, 1st of July, 2018.


In a traffic advisory which was released for Apapa by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation Lagos State, the government noted that there is an ongoing heavy construction works around the Mile 2 – Apapa axis.


It also announced that the government has secured a 12 days Demurrage period extension for the operators.
“Due to ongoing Re-Constructution works on Apapa Oshodi Express road, Creek Road and Liverpool road all in Apapa Ports area  there are currently massive  road diversions and On-going Port Operations enhancement”

“With Effect from Midnight Thursday 29th of June, 2019”
“Trucks carrying Export and  Empty containers for Tin Can Island Port Operations are to stay out of Lagos for the next Three days, i.e until Monday 1st of July to allow for the palliatives and opening of the axis for Truck use. Also note that the Government has secured a 12 days Demurrage period extension”


“All Trucks approaching Apapa Wharf Port are to approach the Port via Wharf road (Ijora, Orile and Iganmu) through there various Nominated Parks and Lilypond Transit Truck Park”
“Loaded trucks from Tincan Island Ports are to exit through the Apapa Oshodi Express road service lane via Liverpool rd roundabout and Coconut”


“No truck from Tin Can Island would be allowed to access Apapa Wharf Port using Creek road or Tin Can Island area as Creek road would be closed for construction to Trucks from Apapa Oshodi Express way”


“Freight forwarders, Fleet operators, Transport agents and Truckers are to take note and comply”
“Also all Trucks approaching Creek road from Apapa Wharf road are to use Wharehouse rd and a commercial Avenue as heavey construction work on Creek road has begun”

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