The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has announced the successful arrival and berthing of the biggest container vessel to ever call at any Nigerian port, at Onne ports in Rivers State.
A statement on Sunday by NPA General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Adams Jatto, says the Maerskline Stardelhorn vessel with Length overall of 300 metres, width of 48 metres was received at the Federal Ocean Terminal (FOT), Onne in Rivers State on Saturday.
The vessel, according to the statement has a capacity of 9,971(TEUs) is a flagship from Singapore.
The vessel, which was brought in from Fairway Bouy Bonny with the aid of three Tugboats operated by three of the Authority’s pilots was received by Ports Manager of the Onne Ports, Mr. Alhasssan Abubakar.
The NPA Management has congratulated its team at the Onne Ports Management and also appreciates all stakeholders at the Onne Ports for their cooperation towards seeing that the vessel berthed safely without any challenge.