Apapa


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Apapa

 

an industrial suburb and outer harbor of Lagos and the chief seaport of Nigeria, on the shore of the Bight of Benin (in the Gulf of Guinea, in the Atlantic Ocean). The freight turnover is 3 million tons a year. Cocoa, coconut oils, coconuts, and other agricultural products are exported. Industry consists of food-processing enterprises (mainly oil mills), automobile and motor assemblage, shipbuilding, and ship repair.

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BPE's Director in charge of Post Privatisation Department, Yusuf Adamu, after monitoring the activities of the terminal operators at the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa, recently said the investments and revenue contribution by the port concessionaires to the government in the last 13 years has been massive.
Part of the notice read, 'The directive mandates the immediate removal of all trucks from the bridges and roads within Apapa and all adjoining streets leading into the Apapa axis.
The attack on the Apapa was documented at the time in The North Wales Chronicle newspaper.
Surviving passenger R Hargrove told The Times: "At 4.10am on Wednesday the Apapa was torpedoed.
The captain brought her stern so close to the Apapa that many of the passengers and crew were able to leap to safety.
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"For us, what this meant especially in the context of Lagos and Kano collaboration is the refurbishing of the narrow gauge Lagos to Kano Rail with a concession to General Electric who are proposing to invest almost $2billion to ensure that the rail route is effective for movement of cargo from Apapa port to Kano.
It has indicated that contracts to manage the ports Apapa, Calabar Old Port, Koko, Port Harcourt Old Port, Okrika Jetty, RORO and Tin Can Island will probably proceed first because the concessions will be of "low complexity of contract and lease".
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has hinted at the weekend that the Lagos Ibadan rail line requires additional funding to enable the construction of over 16 bridges across or under the existing road network in Lagos into Apapa in order to be able to take the project to the seaport.
New port coverage: Marseille - Barcelona - Valencia - Casablanca - Algeciras - Tangier - Dakar - Lome - Bata - Malabo - Apapa - Tincan - Onne - Kribi - Port Gentil - Libreville - Douala - Algeciras - Marseille
A woman reader from Crosby contacted me asking for a photo of the Elder Dempster liner Apapa ,on which she travelled as a passenger.