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Procedure

  • This is the routine maintenance of our Channels carried out by Channel Management Companies.
  • The Activities involved include dredging, wreck removal, provision of navigational aids and general channel management aimed at providing 24/7 safe and secured pilotage in all the Pilotage Districts.
  • Quarterly Bathymetric Surveys for monitoring of siltation, dredging, wreck removal, provision of navigational aids etc.
  • Technical Audit is carried out by Joint Venture Technical Auditors with NPA’s technical supervisor (Hydrography/ Dredging department) confirming the report.

Documentation

  1. Quarterly Bathymetric Survey
  2. Technical Audit report by Joint Venture Technical Auditors
  3. Hydrography/Dredging department confirmation report

Timeline

Quarterly

Associated Charges

  1. Vessels $0.72/GRT
  2. Tugs/crafts < 50GRT $216.00 (Annual)
  3. Tugs/crafts > 50GRT $1084.00 (Annual)
  4. Service Boats $7.818.00 (In/Out)

Procedure

  • Ashore – Ship Agent makes application to Port Manager (PM)
  • Commercial department raises Debit Note
  • Ship Agent Makes payment
  • PM on confirmation of payment gives approval to Ship Agent and copies Harbour Master/Traffic Manager, Security, Fire Service and Environment
  • Off-Shore – No designated area for off-shore bunkering.

Documentation

  • Naval Permit
  • Ship Master’s request for the bunkering
  • DPR Allocation
  • NCS Approval
  • Pollution Free Certificate
  • Pollution Incident Report

Associated Charges

  1. Foreign $2.1/Ton
  2. TWA/Coastal ₦13/Ton
  3. Royalty/Wharfage
  4. Fire Service Stand-by Duty $65/Shift
  5. Major Pollution USD 50,000 per m2
  6. Minor Pollution USD 16,000 per m2
  7. Plus cost of Cleanup and Remediation.

Procedure

  • Any emergency situation is reported to the Harbour Master via Port control for immediate response, stating the nature of emergence by all Vessels.
  • In case of oil Spillage, NPA’s Pollution Control should be contacted immediately on VHF 12, 14, and 16 or via Port Control on VHF 14.
  • In case of any collision, loss of engine, steering problem, the pilot will advise on a safe anchoring position within the channel or request the assistance of Tugs.
  • For Fire incident, Port Control should be contacted immediately for necessary advice or action.
  • Vessels should always have their anchors on standby when transiting the channels.

Documentation

Response to Distress Call

Timeline

Immediate response

Associated Charges

International Rules and Rates of Salvage apply.

Procedure

  • Application for Mid-stream Operations is made to the Minister (FMOT).
  • The FMOT forwards same to NPA for Technical/Safety Input.
  • The Minister grants approval after receipt of NPA’s input.
  • Confirmation of payment of all relevant charges, including charges from stakeholders.

Documentation

  • Ship Particulars
  • Cargo Manifest
  • Ship Entry Notice (SEN)

Associated Charges

Harbors: $2.50/ton

EPL: $0.10/ton

Cargo Dues: $1.21/ton

Procedure

Three (3) areas are earmarked for Ship-to-Ship/Ship-to-Rig Operations. These are Lagos, Bonny-Port Harcourt and Warri Pilotage Districts.

Documentation

Summary sheet containing tonnage lifted.

Associated Charges

Ship Dues: $0.633 X

GRT +925.60

Midstream – $1.21/ton

EPL – $0.10/ton

Facility Charge – N7.50/ton

Procedure

  • Shipping Agent gets approval to berth vessel from the Port Manager.
  • On Arrival of vessel, when there is No Berthing Prospect, the Master of Vessel notifies Port Control of proceeding to Anchorage Area to drop anchor.
  • Anchorage position is communicated to the Signal Station for further directive from the Ship Agent.
  • Due to low productivity at berth the vessel may be kicked out to Anchorage to allow another vessel to use berth.

Documentation

Approved Berthing Permit from the Port Manager consisting of;

  1. Cargo Manifest
  2. Provisional Bill raised
  3. Receipt of payment

Timeline

One (1) day

Associated Charges

Inner Anchorage

NIGERIAN FLAG VESSELS/TWA:
Below 100              LOA X $0.80 X No. of Days
Above 101 – 150    LOA X $0.85 X No. of Days
Above 151              LOA X $1.2 X No. of Days

FOREIGN FLAG VESSELS:
Below 100              LOA X $1.8 X No. of Days
Above 101 – 150    LOA X $2.0 X No. of Days
Above 151              LOA X $2.2 X No. of Days

Procedure

  • NPA Environment Officers and appointed Agents monitor the lifting of crude Oil at Loading Terminals and transmit lifting information to NPA.
  • OTD/CPR meetings are held monthly for reconciliation and billing purposes.
  • NPA raises outstanding OTD/CPR bills and pass same to NPA’s appointed Revenue Collection Agents

Documentation

  1. Pilotage Certificate
  2. Bi-weekly statement
  3. Summary certificate
  4. Statement of facts
  5. Debit Notes raised on OTD and CPR

Timeline

Two (2) working Days to raise OTD/CPR bills after reconciliation.

Associated Charges

CPR:

$6800 (0-100 GRT)
$10,200 (100,000 – 2000,000
$1316,600 (> 2000,000GRTR)

OTD:
0.034 Per Barrels
Monitoring and Collecting Agent collects a commission of 5% of the revenue generated or as approved by the Management

Procedure

  • NPA appoints Managing Agents to monitor Service Boat movements
  • Managing Agent Collects Master Declaration from NPA Harbours to capture all the movements
  • Managing Agents return batched completed Master Declaration to the Harbour Master and to transmit to NPA Commercial for billing against respective operators.
  • NPA Appointed Managing Agents collects and distributes bills raised to the Shipping Agents for payment

Documentation

  1. Master Declaration
  2. Pilotage Chit

Timeline

Bi-weekly

Associated Charges

See NPA Dues and Rates for Compulsory Pilotage Rates on Service Boats Movement

Managing Agent collect 28% of revenue collected as commission