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  1. Prospective operators should apply to NPA for permit to construct Jetty
  2. The application should be accompanied with relevant documents as follows;
    • Every application shall be in prescribed forms in the first schedule of the Port Piers Regulation (Forms 1, J2, 3, 4), addressed to the Authority accompanied with the under listed documents.
    • Six (6) copies of the following:
      • Architectural Drawings
      • Structural Drawing/Details
      • Structural Design Calculation
      • Bollards/dolphins arrangement and load test
      • Material Schedule
      • Geotechnical investigation
    • Location of the pier in relation to the immediate surrounding land and building if any
    • Evidence of title to land
    • Evidence of payment of prescribed fees
    • Certificate of Business incorporation. Only Nigerian registered Limited Liability companies can be granted jetty License.
    • With foreign shareholders, shareholding ratio of the company should be 60% to 40% (Nigerian to Foreign).
    • Two (2) copies of Admiralty or NPA chart of the port or approaches where the pier is situated.
    • Survey Drawings where necessary
    • Particulars of intended use of the pier
    • Submission of approved Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report from by the Federal Ministry of Environment
    • Facilities: Fencing and railings, mooring facilities, landing steps for boats, life-saving appliances and light on piers unless excepted at the discretion of the Authority
  1. Appraisal of the documents by NPA Standing Committee on Private Jetties
  2. Forwarding of recommendations to Management for further action
  3. Management may forward the recommendations to the Presidential Standing Committee on Private Jetties for approval to construct
  4. On receipt of approval from the Presidential Standing Committee on Private Jetties, NPA conveys approval to construct to the operator
  5. NPA shall appoint a Project Supervisor to oversee the construction
  6. On completion, NPA Standing Committee on Private Jetties shall inspect the Jetty and make recommendations to Management for approval to operate on payment of prescribed fees.

Timeline

Four (4) weeks for internal processes

Procedures for Alteration or Extension of a Jetty

Application to the Managing Director NPA to alter or extend a jetty shall be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Six (6) copies of detailed Architectural and Structural drawings showing the existing structure, the proposed extension, or alteration
  2. Detailed Structural Calculations
  3. Survey to be carried out in certain cases at the expense of the applicant
  4. Managing Director sends the documents to NPA Standing Committee on Private Jetties for processing
  5. NPA Standing Committee on Private Jetties makes recommendation for Managing Director’s consideration
  6. Management may forward the recommendations to the Presidential Standing Committee on Private Jetties for approval to construct
  7. On receipt of approval from the Presidential Standing Committee on Private Jetties, NPA conveys approval to construct to the operator
  8. NPA shall appoint a Project Supervisor to oversee the construction
  9. On completion, NPA Standing Committee on Private Jetties shall inspect the Jetty and make recommendations to Management for approval to operate on payment of prescribed fees.

Timeline

Four (4) weeks for internal processes

Procedures for Renewal of License

  1. License issued except temporary License shall be renewable annually on the payment of License fees
  2. The operator shall apply to NPA for renewal three (3) months to the expiration of the existing license
  3. NPA Standing Committee on Private Jetties shall inspect the jetty to confirm compliance to operational guidelines and regulations as one of the prerequisites for renewal
  4. License shall be issued to the operators for another one (1) year

Timeline

Two (2) weeks for internal processes

PRIVATE JETTIES SOP 2017 UPDATED

For Enquiries Contact;
Gen. Mgr. Physical Planning & Devt. – a.rufaimohammed@nigerianports.org
Principal Manager (Estate) – s.isu@nigerianports.org
Asst. Manager (Estate) – n.chiedozie-udeh@nigerianports.org