A historic moment unfolded at Lekki Deep Sea Port and the Nigerian Ports as they celebrated the arrival of the first vessel to berth at the port today! The vessel, named “Zhen Hua 28,” carried with it a significant cargo – 3 Ship to Shore cranes and 10 Rubber Tyre Gantries intended for use in the container terminal.

These state-of-the-art cranes are hailed as the most sophisticated port equipment, marking a technological leap in container operations. Lekki Port is set to pioneer the use of these advanced cranes in Nigeria, elevating the nation to the forefront of container operations in West Africa.

The arrival of the “Zhen Hua 28” and the deployment of these cutting-edge cranes symbolize the initiation of a new era in Nigeria’s maritime sector. This landmark event signifies the country’s commitment to embracing advanced technologies and modern infrastructure, thereby repositioning Nigeria as a key player in the African maritime landscape.

Heartfelt commendations go out to the promoters and shareholders who played a pivotal role in making this achievement possible. Special recognition is extended to China Harbour Engineering Company, Tolaram, the Lagos State Government, and the Nigerian Ports Authority for their unwavering support. Their collaborative efforts have paved the way for Lekki Port to emerge as a beacon of progress and innovation in the maritime industry, laying the foundation for a thriving future in container operations for the nation.

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