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 Nigerian Ports Authority is pleased to announce the successful berthing of the biggest Container vessel to ever call at any Nigerian port. pic.twitter.com/K9vAWh3NJX
— Nigerian Ports (@nigerianports) August 15, 2020
* My Take…
If Onne port can receive the biggest vessel to land on the Nigerian space, then that is good news for the Apapa port because it is a sign of decongestion for Lagos state.
All the fuel for the South South can go to Onne port. Great initiative NPA!