NPA issues new guidelines on electronic call-up system

We hope it will be sustained; residents applaud clearing of Apapa gridlock


The Nigerian Ports Authority NPA has issued a new directive to truckers and port operators to enhance the implementation of its electronic call-up system.

The NPA, in a directive to agents, freight forwarders and truckers, made it mandatory to obtain their tickets only when they are in a holding bay.

It directed all flatbeds drivers from Ikeja industrial area and the environs to be serviced from either JOF truck park Oregun or Foru truck park Ojota.

Similarly, it said all flatbed trucks from Amuwo, Apapa and the environs shall be serviced from H and C logistics trading enterprise, Amuwo Odofin and Army Truck Park, Mile 2.

It said all flatbeds from the Army Truck Park and H and C logistics would serve the Tin-Can corridor only. All trucks with Terminal Delivery Order, TDO, pairing shall be serviced by Anet Construction park and Bomarah Park. All export containers shall be serviced from the Foru Truck Park Ojota.

It directed fish trucks to continue the way they operate at the moment while reefer containers shall be accommodated by a truck park.

It said that Roll-on/roll-off barges movements were approved through Lagferry Jetty at Mile 2 and landing points at Standard Flour Mills and GMT jetties at Creek Road, Apapa.