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Procedure

The Ship Agent request for the following:

  1. Collection and carting away of garbage/waste oil generated on-board vessels in the Ports, Jetties and at Anchorages.
  2. Movement of Waste to Port Reception and Treatment Facility for further management and disposal.

Documentation

  • Vessel MARPOL (Marine Pollution 73/78 Convention) Compliance Inspection Forms
  • NPA Waste Reception and Collection Certificates
  • The Ballast Water Convention entered into force on 8th of September 2017. Preparation for provision of Ballast Water reception facilities in our ports are in the advanced stages.

Timeline

Daily Inspection on visiting vessels

Associated Charges

  • Refuse Collection- 0.03USD/GRT
  • Sludge/Bilge Water Collection – 0.065USD/GRT
  • Environmental Protection Levy (EPL) – 0.01USD/Ton

Procedure

  • Daily surveillance of waterways within the administrative jurisdiction of NPA.
  • At advent of any incident, notification would be made appropriately depending on the magnitude and type of incident.
  • Assessment of the incident/accident to identify the action to be taken.
  • Active Emergency response plan is put in place and the source of spill is closed and the spill area contained.
  • Clean-up is carried out and remediation where necessary.
  • Ensures Environmental Management Plan of the particular area was adhered to through several follow-up actions.
  • Prevention and control of pollution at sea, air and land when they occur within NPA navigational districts and leased/concessioned landed properties

Documentation

  1. Pollution Incident Report
  2. Pollution fines Certificate
  3. Cleanup and Remediation bill

Timeline

  • Within one (1) hour of notification of incident and control.
  • Clean-up is dependent on the magnitude of the spill, the wind direction and water current

Associated Charges

  • Failure to report discharge of oil/mixture – 2,000 USD.
  • Minor pollution covering an area up to 50m2 – 15,000 USD.
  • Major pollution covering an area more than 50m2 – 50,000 USD.
  • Dumping of refuse into surrounding water – 14,000 USD.
  • Wrong entry of information into ships log book – 100% of expected value.
  • Cleanup and remediation charges to be determined by extent of damage, length of days, materials/equipment used and logistics

Procedure

  • Procedure same as berthing of Conventional vessels.
  • The operation is Export, guided by highest standard of international safety procedure
  • The operation takes place in Onne Port Complex

Documentation

Same as with Conventional Vessels but Ship Manifest may be submitted 48 hours after departure.

Timeline

Immediate

Associated Charges

  • EPL – USD0.10 /Ton
  • Ship Dues – USD1.19/Ton
  • Harbour Dues –  USD3.68/Ton
  • Port Pier – N14/Ton

Procedure

NPA Environment Oil Monitoring Officers/Crude Oil Monitoring Agents carry out the following;

  • Tank inspection before loading of crude oil from offshore terminals.
  • Compute quantities (statement) of crude oil lifted for export by tanker vessels at offshore terminals
  • Forward the statement of crude oil lifted to AGM Environment and AGM CS&PP
  • Commercial Department to compute Oil Terminal Dues & Compulsory Pilotage (OTD/CPR) Bills
  • Report of any pollution incident and information of the polluters
  • Records of quantities of ballast water discharged and slops

Documentation

Compiled crude oil lifting Bi-Monthly  Statement/Reports from Crude Oil Monitoring Agent/Oil Monitoring Officers in the districts:

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

Associated Charges

Authority Pay approved percentage in line with the Agreement to the appointed Monitoring Agents  and Collection Agents

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

130 USD per attendance

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

195 USD per attendance

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

130 USD per attendance

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

195 USD per attendance

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

26 USD per attendance

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department.

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

1.5% of Associated Charge

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department.

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

₦100/day/unit subject to a maximum of 20% of rent

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department.

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

₦250/day/Vehicle for all categories of vehicles

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit Note is raised by the Commercial department based on recommendation from the Fire Service department.

Documentation

  • Debit Note
  • Payment Receipt

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

₦500/bill of laden subject to a maximum of 20% of rent

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Terminal Operator to the Port Manager.
  • Debit note is raised by the commercial department based on the assessment/evaluation by Fire Service.

Documentation

  • Debit Note payment receipt
  • Fire certificate application form
  • Fire certificate assessment form

Timeline

Three (3) days

Associated Charges

₦40,700.00

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

₦10,700.00

Timeline

Three (3) days

Associated Charges

₦30,700.00

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Captain of the Vessel to the Harbour Master (HM). The HM forwards request to the Port Manager.
  • Debit note is raised by the commercial department based on the assessment/evaluation by Fire Service.

Documentation

  • Debit Note payment receipt
  • Fire certificate application form
  • Fire certificate assessment form

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

195 USD per attendance

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Captain of the Vessel to the Harbour Master (HM). The HM forwards request to the Port Manager.
  • Debit note is raised by the commercial department based on the assessment/evaluation by Fire Service.

Documentation

  • Debit Note payment receipt
  • Fire certificate application form
  • Fire certificate assessment form

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

130 USD per attendance

Procedure

  • Request is made by the Captain of the Vessel to the Harbour Master (HM). The HM forwards request to the Port Manager.
  • Debit note is raised by the commercial department based on the assessment/evaluation by Fire Service.

Documentation

  • Debit Note payment receipt
  • Fire certificate application form
  • Fire certificate assessment form

Timeline

Two (2) days

Associated Charges

195 USD per attendance

REQUIREMENTS FOR TRUCK REGISTRATION/STICKER WITH NPA

Interested truck owners shall:

1. Ensure that the truck(s) is/are in a good working condition that meets NPA’s Minimum Safety Standard (See checklist).

2. Contact the Safety Department of Nigerian Ports Authority at various locations to arrange for truck inspection as follows:

  • HQs Annex, Apapa (former Western Ports’ building) for the two Ports of Lagos (Tin Can Island and Lagos Ports Complexes)
  • Respective Administration Buildings of the four outer Ports (Warri, Calabar. Port Harcourt and Onne)

For the inspection, fleet owners with ten trucks and above could be visited in their holding bays (within Lagos state for those in Lagos and within the Port towns of the 4 (four) Ports above that are outside Lagos), while owners in Lagos with less than ten trucks should take their trucks to Tin Can Island Truck transit Park, 2nd Gate/Liverpool Bridge, Tin Can Island or Lily Pond Truck Transit Terminal, Ijora while the inspection points for those in outer Port locations are obtainable from respective Safety Departments.

3. Trucks inspected and found to meet the Minimum Safety Standard shall be issued a Safety Certification paper. Trucks that do not meet the Minimum Safety Standard shall have to undergo necessary repairs by the owner and be re-presented for inspection at a later date.

4. Safety Certification paper shall be taken to Safety office, HQ Annex, Apapa for Lagos trucks and the respective Administration Buildings in outer Ports for authentication.

5. Authenticated Safety Certification paper shall be taken to Tariff & Billing Department in Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa for Lagos trucks and the Tariff & Billing Departments of outer Ports where Debit Note shall be raised and issued to the applicant.

6. Payment of the sum on Debit Note shall be made into Nigerian Ports Authority’s Treasury Single Account in any Bank of the trucker’s choice.

7. On confirmation of payment, NPA’s Accounts Department, Lagos Ports Complex, Apapa shall issue NPA Payment Receipt for the payment for trucks in Lagos, and the respective Account Departments in the Ports outside Lagos.

8. NPA Payment Receipt shall be taken to the Safety Department and a one-year cycle sticker shall be issued accordingly. Each sticker is issued with truck registration number, sticker expiry date and other relevant information specific to a truck boldly printed on them.

Documentation

  1. Safety Certification
  2. NPA Payment Receipt

Timeline

24 hours after inspection

Associated Charge

N10, 000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) per truck

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