Biggest Container Ship To Ever Arrive Nigeria Berths At Onne Port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Sunday announced the successful arrival and berthing of the biggest container vessel to ever call at any Nigerian port, at Onne ports in Rivers State.

According to a statement signed on Sunday by NPA General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Adams Jatto, “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 at 1620 hours on Saturday, August 15, 2020. The vessel, which 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