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MID TERM ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE ADMINISTRATION
OF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, GCFR
IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR
(Rail, Marine and Intermodal Coordination)
PRESENTED AT THE 2013 MINISTERIAL PLATFORM
(For the Period May 2011 – May 2013)
ON 3rd JUNE, 2013
BY
SENATOR IDRIS A. UMAR
Honourable Minister of Transport

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    #MP2013 Presentation of the Hon. Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar #MP2013 Presentation of the Hon. Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar Presentation Transcript

    • Federal Ministry of TransportMID TERM ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE ADMINISTRATIONOF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, GCFRIN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR(Rail, Marine and Intermodal Coordination)PRESENTED AT THE 2013 MINISTERIAL PLATFORM(For the Period May 2011 – May 2013)ON 3rd JUNE, 2013BY1SENATOR IDRIS A. UMARHonourable Minister of Transport
    • 2FEDERAL MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT BUKAR DIPCHARIMA HOUSE
    • Presentation OutlinePart One: Introduction Part Two: Achievements in the Rail Sub-sectorPart Three: Achievements in the Maritime Sub-Sector Part Four: Human Capacity DevelopmentPart Five: Other Achievements Part Six: Conclusion3
    • PART ONE: INTRODUCTION One of the activities outlined for the First Anniversary of the Administration of PresidentGoodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR was the 2012 Ministerial Platform to update the public andpresent the progress reports of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). On Tuesday, 24th April, 2012 on this same Platform, I presented to Nigerians the Programmesand Achievements of the Federal Ministry of Transport and its Agencies in the first year of theAdministration. I am delighted to report that since then, appreciable progress has beenrecorded as will be seen in the course of this presentation. It is also pertinent to state that as part of the on-going Reform in the Transport Sector, the lawsestablishing three Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Transport, NRC, NPA and NIWA arecurrently undergoing review with the aim of incorporating and strengthening private sectorparticipation as well as State and Local Governments participation in the Transport Sector. The Bills have been considered by the National Council on Privatization for subsequentpresentation to Federal Executive Council for its consideration and approval for transmittal toNational Assembly. The Bills are: The Railway Bill The Ports & Harbour Bill The Inland Waterways Bill, and The National Transport Commission Bill4
    • Vision and Mission In order to transform the Sector, the Federal Ministry ofTransport has conceptualized the following:Vision:To evolve a world class transportation system inNigeria and to position it as a hub in West and CentralAfrica.Mission:To establish a safe, efficient, affordable and seamlessintermodal transport system in line with global best practiceswhile creating an enabling environment for Public PrivatePartnership (PPP)5
    • Agencies of the MinistryThe Federal Ministry of Transport is responsible for Rail and MarineTransport as well as Intermodal Coordination. The mandate, policies,programmes and projects of the Ministry are implemented through its Agenciesnamely: Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC); Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA); Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC); National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA); Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT); Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN); and Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN)6
    • PART TWO: The Nigerian RailwaysKANO - BARO1907 – 1911(562km)JEBBA - MINNA1909 – 1915(225km)IBADAN - JEBBA1901 – 1909(295km) KAFANCHAN – JOS1927(101km)LAGOS - IBADAN1898 – 1901(193km)GOMBE –MAIDUGURI 1963 –1964(302km)BAUCHI – GOMBE1961 – 1963(166km)KURU – BAUCHI1958 – 1961(166km)KADUNA JUNCTION- KAFANCHAN 1922– 1927(179km)ENUGU-MAKURDI1916 – 1924(220km)PH - ENUGU1914 – 1916(243km)The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) was establishedby the NRC Act of 1955 to operate and regulate the railwaysystem in NigeriaBetween 1898 and 1964, a network of narrow gauge raillines totaling 3,505 km had been built.In 1986, the FGN commenced construction of additional274 km standard gauge line from Itakpe – Ajaokuta - WarriIn 2011, the construction of 187km Abuja – Kadunastandard gauge line commenced 87
    • IMPLEMENTATION OF THERAILWAY STRATEGIC VISION In its determination to revive andmodernize the Railway System in linewith the 25 year Strategic Vision, asystematic dual approach is adopted bythe Federal Government entailing theRehabilitation of the entire existingnarrow gauge lines simultaneously withthe development of standard gauge lines.8
    • FEATURES OF THE EXISTING NARROW ANDSTANDARD GAUGE RAIL LINESSingle Track Narrow GaugeLine= 1067mm (3ft 6in)353 BridgesRuling gradient 2%1000km on curvesMultiple rail sections & sleepersRoute length=3,505kmLoops & Sidings=827kmMultiple rail sections & sleepersRoute length=274kmLoops & Sidings=25kmRuling gradient=1.6%76 no. curves32 BridgesSingle Track Standard GaugeLine = 1435mm (4ft 8.5in)64 Overhead /Over-pass bridges78 under PassesMax. Permisible load on the track =22.5tons/axleMax. Designed speed for Passengers =125km/hrMax. Designed speed for freight= 100km/hrITAKPE –AJAOKUTA - WARRI LINE
    • Rehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines•The rehabilitation of over 90% of the entire existing narrow gaugelines throughout the country is on-going and at various stages ofcompletion. The rehabilitation is the first segment of the 25 yearsrailway strategic vision.•The main Western line, Lagos – Kano, 1,124km is completed andpassenger services and haulage of goods along the line wereflagged off in December, 2012, while the Eastern line, PortHarcourt-Maiduguri, 1,657km is expected to be completed beforethe end of 2013.•The Contract for the Rehabilitation of Apapa Port Railway Networkand Signal Works which is made up of double track of 1.5km eachwas executed by NPA in the sum of N860,657,797.23 andcompleted in November, 2012.10
    • Rehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines Rehabilitation of the Mainline from Ebute Metta Junction to Apapa Local Station byNRC is completed while the sidings are in the process of being rehabilitated. Rehabilitation of the sidings and loop lines to enhance operational efficiency alongthe Western line as well as the Rehabilitation of the 300m link between the ApapaPort Complex and the National line plus the spur line to the Kaduna Power PlantComplex are being worked upon as addendum to NRC contracts 1 and 2comprising of track rehabilitation of sidings and loop lines from Lagos to Kano. TheMTB has approved the processing of the procurement records to the Bureau ofPublic Procurement for review and issuance of Due Process Certificate of NoObjection.other components of the addendum are: Apapa Exchange Yard (4 lines) for Marshalling and Stabling, Apapa Station Yard(16 Lines) for Marshalling and Stabling and Siding and Loop Lines to Key Industriallocations within Apapa such as Flour Mills, Oando, Mobil, A-Z, Hensmor and Totalas well as other 74 stations and the branch lines between Lagos and Kano.11
    • Modern Signaling and Telecommunication System forNarrow Gauge LinesModernization of Signaling andTelecommunication System to AutomaticTrain Warrant (Radio Based control) fromLagos to Kano also as an Addendum to theongoing Signaling and TelecommunicationSystem contract, Eastern line (Port Harcourtto Maiduguri). The MTB has also approvedthe processing of the procurement records tothe Bureau of Public Procurement for reviewand issuance of Due Process Certificate ofNo Objection.12Hon Minister & Perm Sec inspecting thePH – Enugu Railway line
    • Rehabilitation of Narrow Gauge LinesDETAILS OF PROJECTS13Contract Distance Contractor Contract Sum (N) PhysicalProgressTrack & Signalling – Western Line (Lagos–Jebba)Lagos – Ibadan – Ilorin - Jebba488km CCECC Nig Ltd. 12,293,390,000.00 100%Track & Signalling – Western Line (Jebba– Kano)Jebba – Minna – Kaduna – Zaria - Kano636km Costain (WA) Ltd 12,169,237,337.00 98%Telecom & Signalling – Eastern Line (PortHarcourt - MaiduguriUpgrading of Signalling Equipment1,657km Ansaldo A3 & O Ltd 5,616,459,436.00 25%Telecom– Eastern Line (PH – Makurdi)PH – Umuahia – Enugu - Makurdi463km Eser Contracting W.A19,963,760,000.00 42%Track – Eastern Line (Makurdi – Kuru,Plus Spur Jos & Kafanchan)Makurdi – Lafia – Kuru – Spur to Jos –Kafachan and Kaduna554m CGGC 24,451,691,627.00 32%Track – Eastern Line (Kuru – Maiduguri)Kuru – Bauchi – Gombe - Maiduguri640km Lingo 23,720,359,034.00 15%Track – Zaria – Kaura NamodaZaria – Funtua – Gusau – Kaura Namoda221km Duluidas 3,200,000,000.00 41%Supervision of All the Railway TrackRehabilitation Projects3002 RoughtonInternational1,482,100,000.00 63%
    • Akere Bridge in Niger State on the Western LineAfter RehabilitationBefore RehabilitationRehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines14
    • Rehabilitation of Narrow Gauge LinesTrack Rehabilitation work on the Eastern Line (Aba)Before After15
    • Aba Gully Erosion Control Work in Progress on the Eastern LineRehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines16
    • 17Rails and Eki Timber Sleepers on Rehabilitated GirderBridge Girder Rehabilitation at Enugu on the Eastern LineRehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines
    • Track Rehabilitation Work in Progress on the Eastern LineReconstruction of water side drain at Agyaragu Construction of additional Culvert at LafiaRehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines18
    • Rehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines19MATERIALS ON SITE (PH STATION) ON EASTERN LINE
    • Rehabilitation of Narrow Gauge Lines20Hon Minister & Perm Sec on inspection tour of the Eastern Corridor
    • Procurement/ Rehabilitation of Locomotives, Wagons and Coaches Procured 25new locomotives from General Electric Refurbished 366 Coaches and Wagons Expecting 4 new locomotives to arrive in July, 2013 Procured 20 Oil Tank Wagons in Jan, 2012 Order placed for 2 sets of Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) capacityof capacity of 540 passengers each, to arrive in Dec. 2013 Order Placed for the Procurement of 6 no. ModernAir conditioned Coaches with capacity of 68 seaterseach, to arrive in Dec. 2013 Order Placed for additional 20 Oil Tank Wagons, expected in July, 2013 An investment Incentive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between GeneralElectric (Transportation) and FGN was signed to accommodate the upgrading anddevelopment of a multi modal Locomotives Assembly Facility in Nigeria to handlean initial target Assembly of 200 Locomotives over 10 years under a SpecialCountry to Company Relationship Procured 5Nos. Railroad emergency vehicles in Mar, 2012 Procured 3Nos. Rail inspection vehicles, arrived in March, 2013. Procured 4 Nos. 60 Tons Overhead Workshop Cranes, arrived November 201221
    •  Upgrade of Microwave Equipmentfor Signaling andTelecommunication Procured 2 Nos. 100tonsTelescopic Cranes Procured 2 Nos. Lifting Jacks and2No. Up-righting jacks Procured 5 set of Rail-railing jacks22Other Equipment Procured
    • Procurement/ Rehabilitation ofLocomotives, Wagons and CoachesNewly Procured Rolling Stock5 Nos Rail Recovery Vehicles20 Nos Pressurized Tank Wagons3 Nos. Rail Inspection Vehicles25 Nos GE Locomotives23
    • Rehabilitated Coaches and WagonsOpen WagonsCovered Wagons Hopper WagonsPassenger CoachProcurement/ Rehabilitation of Locomotives, Wagons and Coaches24
    • Rolling Stock on Order4 Nos CNR Locomotives Expected in July 20132 Nos 100 Tons Telescopic Rail Crane arrived in April 2013.Procurement/ Rehabilitation of Locomotives, Wagons and Coaches25
    • Procurement of Locomotives, Wagons andCoaches262 Sets of Diesel Multiple Units Expected in Dec 2013 6 Nos 68 Seater Coaches Expected in Dec 2013
    •  Movement of Wheat owned by Flour Mills Ltdfrom Apapa to Kaduna and Kano. Freight Haulage for Connect Rail Limited(A freight Logistics Company) Weekly movement of 1,500 tons(Equivalentto 50 trailer loads) of Cement for LafargeCement Plc from Ewekoro to Ibadan,Oshogbo, Ilorin, Minna and Kano. Movement of laterite from Otukpo – Makurdicovering 100,000 tons (3,333 trailer loadequivalent) for Messrs SCC Nigeria Limited. Weekly Movement of Petroleum ProductsEquivalent to 30 Tankers from Lagos up toKano. Haulage of Heavy Materials for NRCContractors: Lagos – Kafanchan and VariousDestinations From 2011 to date, a total of 561,883 MetricTons of cargo have been conveyed by rail.27Benefits of RehabilitationCargo Conveyed By Rail
    • Benefits of RehabilitationPassenger Services The NRC operates some services where existinginfrastructure & equipment permit. Some of the services areoperated in collaboration with other stakeholders notablythe State Governments. Details are as follows: Lagas - Kano Express Train Services , Once per week. Offa – Kano Express service once per week. Other Intercity Services Lagos – Ibadan – Ilorin- Lagos Train ( Thrice Per weekMoving an average of 6,188 passengers weekly) Minna – Kaduna – Minna Train (Thrice Per WeekMoving an average of 3,450 passengers per week) Kaduna – Kafanchan Train (uspended due to on-goingRehabilitation) Kano – Nguru – Kano Train ( Twice Per Week), Movingan average of 850 passengers per week. Excursion Train: Highly patronised during festivitiese.g Osun State utilised it during Easter. Intra –city Mass Transit Lagos Mass Transit Train(16 Trains Per Day- anaverage of 16,000 passengers per day) Kaduna Intracity Mass Transit Train (10 Trains PerDay- an average of 10,000 passengers per day) Kano – Challawa Mass Transit Train (6 Trains Per Day):Temporarily suspended28
    • Benefits of RehabilitationPassengers Conveyed By Rail On Lagos – Kano Route29PERIOD PASSENGERS (Nos)2009 1,285,0802010 1,514,2152011 3,493,4432012 4,155,988JAN - APR 2013 1,325,455
    • Number of Passengers conveyed by RailOperational Update 2009 - 2012300500000100000015000002000000250000030000003500000400000045000002009 2010 2011 2012Passenger
    • Expected Benefits after the Rehabilitation of thesidings and loop lines Daily movement of Goods and Passengers from Lagos – Kano and viceversa Linkage of all Terminals within Apapa Port Complex to the MarshallingYard – Exchange Gate – Ebute Metta and beyond Haulage of Container traffic between Apapa Port and theHinterland/Inland Container Depots (Ibadan, Kaduna, Funtua and Kano) Movement of Petroleum products from Total, Mobil, Oando, A-Z andHensmor Tank farms to various locations in the country. Movement of Billet for the Steel Mills at Oshogbo and other heavymaterials such as: Cement, Steel, Vehicles to and from Apapa Port. Prompt Evacuation of Bulk Goods from Apapa Port Substantial reduction in road congestion associated with Trailers andTankers31
    • Minna to Kaduna TrainsPresident Flagging off Lagos to Abeokuta TrainHon Minister Flagging off Lagos to Kano Train Students Excursion TrainFlag off of Some Passenger Services32
    • MEASURES FOR SUSTAINABILITY The NRC is to collaborate with Private Sector for the maintenance of the railway lines as well as the majorrailway stations. Currently, maintenance is carried out by NRC staff using standard manual operationapproach which involves one supervising head, one supervising sub-head and six labourers i.e. 1+1+6 forevery 6km. Nigerian Railway Police to be complemented by Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC). TheStandard Manual Operation approach is also used for internal surveillance and security. NRC has commenced procurement process for selecting potential logistic service providers in the followingareas: Design, Build, Maintain, Operate, and Transfer (DBMOT) of Warehousing to providesuitable, safe and secure storage space for goods Finance, Supply, and Operate modern facilities and provide services for loading andoffloading of goods Finance, Supply, and jointly manage with NRC, railway coaches to enhance passengercarriage capacityFinance, Supply, and jointly manage with NRC, railway wagons to enhance freight haulagecapacityOutsourcing Plans: Facilities management of all major stations Ticketing service Park and Ride (for car parking) 33
    • REMODELLING AND REDEVELOPMENT OFMAJOR RAILWAY STATIONS UNDER PPP The President has graciouslygranted approval for theremodelling and redevelopmentof major railway stations toincorporate moderncommercial outlets under PPParrangement. The process for theengagement of the PrivateSector Partners will sooncommence. The railway stations to beremodelled and redevelopedare: Iddo Terminal Station,Lagos Ebute Metta junctionStation Lagos Illorin Station Kaduna Junction Station Kano Station Port Harcourt Station Enugu Station Jos Station and Gombe Station34
    • IDDO TERMINUS STATION - CURRENT
    • IDDO TERMINUS STATION - PROPOSED
    • EBUTE-METTA JUNCTION STATION - CURRENT
    • EBUTE-METTA JUNCTION STATION - PROPOSED
    • JOS STATION - CURRENT
    • JOS STATION - PROPOSED
    • KANO STATION - CURRENT
    • KANO STATION - PROPOSED
    • KADUNA STATION - CURRENT
    • KADUNA STATION - PROPOSED
    • PORT HARCOURT STATION - CURRENT
    • PORT HARCOURT STATION - PROPOSED
    • An Outline Business Case (OBC) has been concluded by NRC/ICRC andis awaiting approval for processing to the next stage. Subsequently aTransaction Adviser is to be appointed following which investors will beinvited to bid for concessioning of Railways Operations includingprocurement of Rolling Stocks on the following routes:1. Western line (Lagos – Kano) Narrow Gauge Line;2. Eastern Line Port Harcourt – Maiduguri Narrow Gauge lineincluding Kaduna – Kafanchan link upon completion by the end ofthis year.3. It is also proposed that upon completion of the Standard gaugelines, they will be concessioned.47CONCESSION OF FREIGHT ANDPASSENGER SERVICES
    • Western & Eastern ConcessionsAppapaIdogoLagos PortMinnaBaroKadunaKaura NamodaKanoNguru MaiduguriGombeJosKafanchanEnuguPort Harcourt48
    • Modernization Phase:Construction of Standard Gauge Lines The second segment of the 25 years Railwaystrategic Plan is the modernization programme.Lagos – Kano Line is being executed in six (6)segments on stand alone basis in order to effectivelyfund the projects as follows:Abuja(Idu) - Kaduna (187km)Lagos - Ibadan (181km)Ibadan - Ilorin (200km)Ilorin – Minna (270km)Minna – Abuja (145km)Minna – Kano (360km)49
    • Modernization Phase:Construction of Standard Gauge Lines50The on-going modernization projects are:-The Completion of the Construction andRehabilitation of standard gauge line from Itakpe –Ajaokuta - Warri (274 km) is 77% completed.The Construction of Abuja (Idu) - Kadunastandard gauge line (187 km) is 65% completed.The Contract for the Construction of Lagos -Ibadan standard gauge line (double track) (180Kmx 2) has been awarded and work will commencethis year.
    • NOCONTRACT/SEGMENTCONTRACTSUMAMOUNTPAIDDISTANCE(KM)CONTRACTORCONSULTANTREMARKS1 Itakpe – Ajaokuta -WarriAddendum II:N33.1bN23.7b 274 JuliusBergerPlcTEAMNig Ltd77%TrackworkCompleted2 Lagos – Kano(Original Contract)$8.3b $257.4m 1,342.50 CCECCNig. LtdTEAMNig. LtdSegmentedbelowSEGMENTS:I Abuja – Kaduna $874m(IncludingConsultancyFee of $24.6m)N60.21b 187 CCECCNig. LtdTEAMNig LtdOngoing65%completedII Lagos – Ibadan $1.530b - 180 CCECCNig. LtdAwardedIII Ibadan – Ilorin 200 To beAwardedIV Ilorin – Minna 270 To beAwardedV Minna – Abuja 145 To beAwardedVI Minna - Kano 360 To beAwarded51Modernization Phase:Construction of Standard Gauge Lines
    • Modernization Phase:Construction of Standard Gauge Lines52Good Governance Tour: inspection of Itakpe –Ajaokuta – Warri Standard Gauge Line
    • Abuja to Kaduna Standard Gauge Line53Modernization Phase:Construction of Standard Gauge LinesLaunching of the T-Beam Bridge Erection for Abuja –Kaduna Railway Modernization project at Idu Site,Idu - Abuja.32 meter Reinforced concrete piers(columns) Bridge No 1 Official Flag-off of T-Beam Bridge ErectionErected Bridges at the Abuja –Kaduna Standard Gauge LineLaunching of the T-Beam Bridge Erection for Abuja –Kaduna Railway Modernization project at Idu Site,Idu - Abuja.
    • PROJECT SITE INSPECTION BY THE HMT54Stock Pile of Ballast at Idu AbujaCONCRETE SLEEPERS AT IDU
    • PROJECT SITE INSPECTION BY THE HMT55Construction Locomotive HMT inspecting the track store
    • Feasibility Studies for New Rail RoutesThe Ministry has commissionedConsultants to conduct Feasibilitystudies in respect of new StandardGauge rail lines. The reports of theStudies which will consist ofOutline Business Case (OBC) areto be made available to potentialinvestors for consideration,following Public Advertisement forExpression of Interest for thedevelopment of the lines underPublic Private Partnership (PPP)arrangement.56Anticipated Infrastructure by PPP
    • Feasibility Studies on New Railway Routes57S/N TITLE CONSULTANT CONSULTANCY FEESREMARKS1 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge Line on East – West RailLine Lagos - Shagamu-Ijebu Ode-Ore-Benin City, 300km.Team Nig Ltd 165,310,275.002 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge Line Lagos-Ibadan-Oshogbo-Baro-Abuja (High Speed 615km)CPCS Transcom 284,562,603.003 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge line- Ajaokuta (Eganyi)-Obajana-Jakura-Baro-Abuja with additional line from Ajaokuta to Otukpo (533km)Siraj Nig. Ltd 443,154,907.114 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge Line Zaria-Kaura Namoda-Sokoto- Illela -Benin Koni (Niger Republic (520km)Team Nig Ltd 214,560,920.005 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge LineBenin-Agbo-Onitsha-Nnewi-Owerri-Aba with additional line from Onitsha-Enugu-Abakiliki (500km)Team Nig. Ltd 226, 816,661.636 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Starndard Gauge Rail Line Eganyi(NearAjaokuta) - Lokoja - Abaji - Abuja (280km)CrestHill EngineeringLtd144,003,024.007 Feasibility Studies / Consultancy for Coastal Rail Line in the Niger Delta Region(Benin-Sapele, Warri - Yenagoa, PH - Aba-Uyo-Calabar – Akampa – Ikom –obuduCattle Ranch) (673Km)CPCS Transcom 334,016,907.84To commence in 20138 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge Line Port Harcourt – Aba – Umuahia – Enugu – Makurdi – Lafia– Kuru – Bauchi – Gombe- Biu - Maiduguri9 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge Line Ikom – Obudu – Ogoja – KatsinaAla – Wukari – Jalingo –Yola – Maiduguri10 Feasibility Studies/Consultancy for Standard Gauge Line Kano – Nguru – Gashua – Damaturu – Maiduguri –Gamboru-Ngala11 Feasibility studies /Consultancy for Kano-Dayi-Katsina – Jibya12 Feasibility studies /Consultancy for Illela – Sokoto – Jega – Yauri - Makera
    • 58PART THREE:POSITIONING THE MARINE TRANSPORT SECTOR INLINE WITH GLOBAL BEST PRACTICESONNE OIL AND GAS FREE ZONE
    • POSITIONING THE MARINE TRANSPORTSECTOR IN LINE WITH GLOBAL BESTPRACTICES The goal of the Nigerian Marine Transportindustry is to comply with relatedinternational conventions and locallegislations to ensure: Safety of Navigation; Security; Marine Environmental Protection; Reduction of Human error; and Operational Efficiency.59
    • PORTS AND HARBOURSIn 2006, the Federal Government of Nigeria carried out comprehensivePorts Reforms that made NPA the Landlord and Technical Regulator.Delineated the Ports into Terminals and concessioned them to privateoperatorsTerminal Operators are now responsible for all aspects of cargo handlingand Terminal upgrading under the concession agreementAs a result of the Reforms, the overall operational efficiency in the Ports has beensteadily improving, and there is appreciable increase in infrastructure provision andmaintenance by both the Federal Government and the concessionaires. In specificterms, between 2006 and March 2013, the concessionaires have made investments in:Cargo handling equipment - $475mTerminal development - $450mFor the Nigerian Ports Authority,The Rehabilitation of the East and West Moles (breakwaters),Lagos is completed.Rehabilitation of quay walls and quay aprons in Tin Can Island,Warri and Port Harcourt Ports are in progress.60
    • NPA: STATUS REPORT ON PROJECTS(Western Ports)S/NPROJECT TITLE CONTRACTOR CONSULTANT Contract Sum (N) %completion1. Rehabilitation of LagosHarbour MolesMessrs China CivilEngineeringConstructionCompanyMessrs RoyalHaskoning(foreign) MessrsYolasConsultants(Local)16,583,135,001.00 100%2. Rehabilitation of Tin CanIsland Port (Quay Wall &Apron)Messrs JohnakEngineeringCompanyMessrs YolasConsultants 3,642,611,404.00 100%3. Complete Rehabilitation andExpansion of Nigerian PortsAuthority (NPA),Headquarters Building inMarina,, Lagos.Messrs. SagetoNigeria LimitedMessrs. AIMSConsultant Ltd5,001,785,839.05 42%Remedial Works for TincanIsland Service Lane, Apapa,Lagos.Messrs. P. W. NigeriaLtdMessrs AIMSConsultant Ltd 526,744,919.93 100%4. Construction of 1.6km dualcarriage way within Lagos PortComplex (LPC)Messrs. P. W. NigeriaLtdMessrs EBCONConstructionCompany3,000,819,175.42 92%5. Rehabilitation of Apapa Portrailway NetworkMessrs CCECC MessrsROUGHTON860,657,797.23 100%61
    • NPA: STATUS REPORT ON PROJECTS(Eastern Ports)Sn PROJECT TITLE CONTRACTOR CONTRACTSUM (N)STAGE OFWORKREMARKS1. Rehabilitation of Rivers PortComplex Road Network andWater SupplyMessrs MegaTrend InvestmentCompany Ltd1,847,526,061.5070% Work in progress2. Rehabilitation of Julius BergerTerminal ‘C’ Old Port Warri,Delta StateJulius Berger 9,200,000,000.00 60% Work in progress3. Reconstruction of PerimeterWall Fence, Warri PortMessrs SetracoNig. Ltd.989,687,040.3040%Work in progress4. Rehabilitation of AMS Terminal‘B’ Old Port Warri Delta StateMessrs ChinaHarbourEngineering7,300,000,000.00 38%Work in Progress62
    • IMPROVING THE DEPTH OF NIGERIAN WATERWAYSTO ACCOMMODATE LARGE CAPACITY VESSELS There is continuous dredging and maintenance of the channelsthrough established Channel Management Companies (LagosChannel Management Company Limited, Bonny ChannelManagement Company Limited and the recently establishedCalabar Channel Management Company Limited) to deepen thechannels and the berth areas. Lagos Channel depth by 2010 was about 10metres but now13.5metres – 14meters while the quay side was 9metres in 2010 butnow 12.5metres. Bonny NLNG was 11metres in 2010 but now14metres. Bonny–Onne was 7.5metres in 2010 but is now9.5metres. Efforts are now intensified to deepen it to allow for biggervessels to call. Procurement process is in progress for the Consultancy Services forthe Rehabilitation of Breakwaters at Escravos and the dredging ofthe Warri, Sapele and Koko channels up to the proposed Deep SeaPort at Ogidigbe.63
    • REMOVAL OF WRECKS AND DERELICTS In the last 24 months, wehave removed 62 criticalwrecks from our channelswhich allowed for thedredging of the channel toaccommodate biggervessels. Identified 19 more wrecks forremoval from the LagosChannel. NIMASA isembarking on a generalwrecks removal exercise tocover a greater part of theMaritime Domain under a‘NO CURE NO PAY” modelinvolving the Private Sector.64
    • REMOVAL OF WRECKS AND DERELICTSFROM THE WATER WAYS65
    • Procurement of Tug Boat There are 13 Tug boats and10 Pilot Cutters in use in theLagos, Warri, Port Harcourtand Calabar Ports Procurement of twoadditional state-of-the-artTug boats and two Pilotcutters for safer navigationto complement the existingones which amongst othershave slightly improved theTurn Around Time (TAT).66
    • Steps being taken to achieve the 48 Hours Clearance inour Ports Streamlining the number of Agencies operating in the Ports from 14 to 7following the approval of Mr. President. Removal of over time containers in the Ports, in collaboration with thePresidential Committee on Ports Decongestion, to create space forthroughput. 24 hours Port operations by the NPA and the Concessionaires (PortOperators). NIMASA has commenced 24 hours operations at the Ports. Stepped-up traffic management to enhance human and vehicularmovements within and outside the Sea Ports. Arising from the series ofStakeholder meetings, specific tasks with Timelines have been assigned tothe following Agencies and Groups to ensure that Cargoes are clearedwithin 48 hours:TERMINAL OPERATORSa)Positioning of Cargoes for examination must be done within 24 hours;b)The existing approval for progressive storage charges is being reviewedby the Federal Ministry of Transport to remove issues associated with blockstacking of containers and to ensure compliance with (a) above.67
    • NIGERIAN CUSTOMS SERVICE (NCS)Risk Assessment Report (RAR) must be done within 24 hours,hence the Federal Ministry of Transport is collaborating withthe Federal Ministry of Finance and the Nigerian CustomsService (NCS) on the following issues: Review of 100% physical examination of Containers orCargoes; Number of Customs clearance desks or units to be reduced; Have a Centralized Payment Systems with codes; and Management/disposal of Overtime Cargoes with a view toaddressing issues of establishment of auctioning bays andfixing of realistic dates and prices for the sale of overtimecargoes.68Steps being taken to achieve the 48 Hours Clearancein our Ports
    • Steps being taken to achieve the 48 Hours Clearancein our PortsNIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY NPA has taken thefollowing measures: Stepped up its monitoringand evaluation mechanismof Terminal Operators; and Has commenced issuanceof Identity Cards to variouscategories of Port users inorder to effectively monitormovements within thePorts.69
    • PORT 2009 2010 2011 2012Lagos PortComplex9.6 6.7 7.9 8.1Tin Can IslandPort3.7 4.7 5.0 5.0Rivers Port 10.4 9.7 10.2 8.9Onne PortComplex5.6 2.7 2.7 2.5Calabar Port 4.0 4.6 5.3 5.6Delta Ports 7.3 7.0 6.2 5.7Average 6.7 5.9 6.2 5.970Average Turn Around Time Of Vessels (Days)
    • Number of VesselsSHIP TRAFFICPORT2009 2010 2011 2012NO. OFVESSELSNO. OFVESSELSNO. OFVESSELSNO. OFVESSELSLagos PortComplex 1,471 1,563 1,578 1,421Tin Can IslandPort 1,488 1,607 1,753 1,609Rivers Port 465 471 566 461Onne PortComplex 670 785 884 861Calabar Port 198 199 188 159Delta Ports 328 337 358 357Grand Total 4,620 4,962 5,327 4,86871
    • PORT 2009 2010 2011 2012Lagos Port Complex 21.1 22 23.4 21Tin Can Island Port 14.1 13 15.4 15Rivers Port 5.2 5.8 7.5 6Onne Port Complex 17.5 23.3 26.2 27Calabar Port 1.7 1.6 1.9 2Delta Ports 7.3 9.1 8.5 7Grand Total 66.9 75 82.8 7772Volume Of Cargo Throughput(Million Metric Tons)NB: Drop in 2012 is attributed to the ban on importation of bulk cement andchallenges in the era of subsidy payment for Petroleum product importation.
    • PORT2009 2010 2011 2012Gross Registered Tonnage (Million)Lagos Port Complex 26.2 28.9 32.3 31.5Tin Can Island Port 25.9 31.3 34.4 34.7Rivers Port 6.0 6.2 8 6.9Onne Port Complex 27.2 37 42 42.0Calabar Port 2.4 2.3 3.2 2.8Delta Ports 2.6 2.9 2.9 3.1Grand Total 90.4 108.6 122.8 12173Ship Traffic (GRT)
    • 74CONTAINER HANDLING EQUIPMENT (AP MOLER TERMINALS)Investing on the State of Art Handling Equipment
    • 75CONTAINER STACK AT APMT APAPA TIN CAN PORTSTACKING AREA AND QUAY SIDE AT THE PORTS
    • 76EAST AND WEST MOLES / BREAKWATERS,LAGOS
    • ENHANCING SAFETY AND SECURITYThe acquisition of security boats forLagos Ports by Nigerian Ports Authorityto be used by the Navy – 1 No. 32 meterForward Operating Base and 2 Nos. 17meters Interceptors.Procurement process for Command,Communication Control and IntelligenceCentre for all Ports including Upgradingof Signal Stations is also in progress.77
    • Greenfield Ports DevelopmentThe Federal Government is currently making efforts to develop Deep Sea Ports inpartnership with the Private Sector at Lekki and Badagry in Lagos, Ibaka in AkwaIbom, Ogidigbe in Delta, Olokola in Ogun and Ondo as well as Agge in BayelsaStates. The current policy of Port development is on equity participation of 20%Federal Government, 20% Host State and 60% Private Sector.A memo will soon be presented to the FEC to seek Council’s approval for theDevelopment of Lekki deep sea Port, Lagos state through Public Private Partnershipfor a concession period of 45 years in favour of Messrs Eurochem TechnologiesCorporation Limited and the Lagos free trade Zone Company (“the projectProponents”) in the sum of US$1.4 Billion.Steering and Project Development Committees for the Construction of Ibaka andBadagry Deep Sea Ports through Public Private Partnership have also beeninaugurated.Considerable progress has been recorded resulting in the Appointment of aTransaction Adviser for the Ibaka Deep Sea Port by the Akwa Ibom StateGovernment, who has submitted Initial Due Diligence Report and a draft OutlineBusiness Case (OBC) to the Project Steering and Development Committee in linewith the ICRC Act 200578
    • TOLARAM GROUP VENTUREGREENFIELD PORTS DEVELOPMENTLEKKI DEEP SEA PORT, LAGOS STATE
    • PROPOSED IBAKA DEEP SEA PORT, AKWA IBOM STATE80
    • DREDGING THE NIGERIAN WATERWAYS81NPA: CHANNEL DREDGING ACTIVITY AT BONNY
    • THE NIGERIAN INLAND WATERWAYS The nation’s navigable waterways linking more than 20 statesand comprising of 12 major rivers, creeks, lagoons, lakes andintra-coastal waters aggregate to a total navigable distance ofover 3,800km constituting an important natural resource thatoffers extensive opportunities for inland water transportation. Goods are transported over long distances at relatively low ratesalong the channels. The Federal Government has completed the capital dredging ofthe Lower River Niger from Warri (Delta State) to Baro (NigerState) – 572km - to facilitate all-year navigability. The channelruns through major towns such as Warri, Onitsha, Agenebode,Idah, Jamata (Lokoja) and Baro. Maintenance dredging is currently in progress.82
    • .83Onitsha River Port has been reconstructed, equipped with modern cargo handlingequipment and commissioned. The process for the concession of the port is inprogress.Baro, Oguta, and Jamata (Lokoja) River Ports are under construction. Baro andOguta are expected to be completed this year. Procurement Processes are on for the Dredging of River Benue and theconstruction of Makurdi River Port. A number of Jetties are being constructed in different parts of the country asshown in the table below:S/NDESCRIPTION OF PROJECTS ESTIMATEDTOTAL COST (₦)CONTRACTOR PROGRESS(%)1 Lower River Niger Dredging Project: Lots 1-5 Warri (Delta State) – Baro (Niger State)43,334,712,332.10 Fung Tai Eng Coy (Nig) 90Dredging Int. Serv. Nig. LtdVan Oord (Nig) LtdVan Oord (Nig) LtdWilliams Lloyds Tech CoyLtd2 Dredging of Orashi River: Oguta (ImoState) – Degema (River State)2,028,600,000.00 Simidia S. & I Inter Coy Ltd 903 Sweeping of Ogun - Ondo Waterway (Ogun& Ondo States)145,862,500.00 Oil Response Nig. Ltd 100NIWA: PROJECTS STATUS
    • NIWA: PROJECTS STATUSS/N DESCRIPTION OF PROJECTS ESTIMATEDTOTAL COST (₦)CONTRACTOR PROGRESS(%)4 Sweeping of Iyere River & Bank Protection Works(Akwa Ibom State)249,685,0.00 Abhal Ventures (Nig) Ltd 955 River Bank Protection Works in selected sites:Kogi – Kelebe & Okumi, Edo – IlushiDelta – Asaba &Patani – Asemoku2,128,466,655.00 Evomec Global Services Ltd 706 Construction of Inland River Port, Baro(Niger State)2,563,499,248.00CGGC Global ProjectsLtd907 Construction of Inland River Port: Lokoja(Kogi State)4,112,346,572.26Inter Bau ConstructionLtd308 Construction of Inland River Port: Oguta(Imo State)2,743,625,787.15Scott AmedeEngineering Ltd809 Rehabilitation/Upgrading of Onitsha Inland RiverPort Complex (Anambra State)4,666,481,591.90 Inter Bau Construction Ltd 10010 Construction of Yenagoa Jetty – 1 (Bayelsa State) 272,247,849.10 Williams Lloyds Tech Coy Ltd 10011 Construction of Jetty – 11 (Bayelsa State) 1,311,636,134.50 Combined Building ServicesLtd6012 Construction of Owerrinta Jetty (Imo State) 402,525,179.00 Williams Lloyds Tech Coy Ltd 10013 Construction of Ogbia Jetty (Bayelsa State) 90,025,000.00 Trenur Nig. Ltd 9014 Construction of Agenebode Jetty (Edo State) 146,269,247.55 E-Sekron Nig. Ltd 3084
    • NIWA: PROJECTS STATUS85S/N DESCRIPTION OF PROJECTS ESTIMATEDTOTAL COST (₦)CONTRACTOR PROGRESS(%)15 Construction of Idah Jetty (Kogi State) 474,529,510.00 Tee-Pama (Nig.) Ltd 7016 Construction of Buruku Jetty (BenueState)99,018,700.20 Midax Consort Ltd 6017 Construction of Pategi Jetty (KwaraState)99,270,921.00 IHB Ltd 10018 Construction of Pategi Ferry Ramp(Kwara State)14,250,000.00 IHB Ltd 10019 Construction of Kaduna Slipway(Kaduna State)29,840,280.00 Kashnur (Nig.) Ltd 10020 Construction of Igbokoda Jetty(Ondo State)85,500,000.00 Soject Nig. Ltd 9021 Construction of Ogurugu Jetty(Enugu State)85,272,311.25 Royal Projects Ltd 2022 Construction of Okrika Jetty (RiversState)438,000,000.00 Johnmostainless (Nig.)Ltd7023 Construction of Degema Jetty(Rivers State)490,962,598.05 COT Engineering Ltd 6024 Construction of Yauri Jetty (KebbiState)120,708,866.25 Faranab Investment Ltd 10
    • INCREASE USE OF INLAND WATERWAYS TO STIMULATEECONOMIC ACTIVITIES86Onitsha River PortNINON BARGE MOVING TILES FROMAJAOKUTA TO ONITSHA
    • Cargo Throughput in the Inland Waterways(Million Metric Tons)2010 2011 20122.5 2.9 4.0387•Achievement is attributed to the Dredging ofLower River Niger.
    • Number Of Boats, Ferries, Barges and otherVessels that navigate the Waterways2010 2011 201210,000 15,000 35,136882010 2011 2012239,330 250,000 1,308,864Passengers Travelled Enroute theInland Waterways
    • INLAND WATERWAYS TRANSPORT SERVICES Bulk Cargo Transportation: The following have commenced: Movement of 1,200 tonnes of ceramic tiles from Lokoja to Onitsha byMessrs Ninon Transport Company at 5 trips per Annum; Messrs Ninon are currently constructing 4 Nos. 500 tons capacity Barges inLokoja with intention to deploy them for use in the Lower River NigerChannel Movement of 1,600,000 barrels/annum of crude oil from Okpai (Delta State)to the sea by Messrs Sterling Oil at 3 to 4 trips per month Proposed passenger transportation on PPP arrangement on major andminor water crossings using 14-seater, 28-seater and 45-seater waterBuses.The routes are Yauri to Malare (Kebbi), Buruku to Abuku (Benue), Pategi(Kwara) to Nupeko (Niger), Lokoja to Onitsha, Onitsha to Bomadi (Delta), Idah(Kogi) to Agenebode (Edo), Yenagoa to Brass (Bayelsa), Calabar to Oron(Akwa Ibom), Marina to Apapa (Lagos) and Marina to Badagry (Lagos). Six Units of the Water Buses are available now Additional six are expected soon.89
    • SAFETY AND SECURITY ON THE INLAND WATERWAYS90 Strengthening Inland Waterways Police Command by providing12 Nos. Security Patrol Boats. Procurement of additional 3 Nos. Security Patrol Boats is on-going. Provision of anchorages for repairs and overnight berthing onthe Waterways in 4 locations along the Lower River Niger atBudon and Ajaokuta in Kogi, Ilushi in Edo and Aboh in DeltaStates. Acquired two (2 Nos) Water Ambulances to provide First Aid inaccident cases. Acquired two (2 Nos) Water Mobile Workshops for emergencyrepairs of Ferries and Boats on Waterways. Soft security coverage programme by providing Radiocommunication in major waterways starting with Lower RiverNiger. Registration of vessels/operation permits: 5,620 as at date.
    • Enhancing Maritime Safety and SecurityNIWA PATROL BOATS AND AMBULANCE91Security Patrol Boats for the Inland Water ways
    • NATIONAL INLAND WATERWAYS DREDGINGPROGRAMMEMr President in December 2012constituted a Committee on DredgingProgramme comprising: The CME and Minister of Finance The Hon. Minister of Defence The Hon. Minister of TransportThe Committee had the following TOR The possibilities of procuringfive (5) Dredgers to clear theRiver Banks Regular Dredging of RiverChannels through anestablished dredgingprogramme Funding of the dredgingprogrammeA Technical Committee comprising thefollowing MDAs was constituted todevelop a National Dredging Programmewith work plan and financial implications: Fed Min. Of Transport Fed. Min. Of Finance Fed. Min. of Water Resources Fed. Min. Of Environment Fed Min. of Trade and Investment Fed Min. of Power National Inland Waterways Authority The Nigerian Army Nigerian Ports Authority Chief of Defence Staff and the Nigerian Navy92
    • NATIONAL INLAND WATERWAYS DREDGINGPROGRAMME The Work Plan for the Implementation Strategy is based ona 3-Phase approach covering short term (June 2013 toMarch 2014), medium term (April 2014 – June 2015) andlong term ( July 2015 to June 2020) to minimize the effectsof flooding as well as maintain navigable waterways in thenation. Work teams will work in collaboration with reputableconsulting firms in the short term while they build capacitiesto eventually take over the entire Programme. Dredgersand other ancillary equipment will be leased in the shortterm of the Programme. The Report of the Committee will soon be presented to Mr.President.93
    • The Nigerian Maritime Administrationand Safety Agency (NIMASA) hosts theRegional Maritime Rescue Co-ordinationCentre (RMRCC) located at the NigerianMaritime Resource Development Centre(NMRDC), Kirikiri, Lagos. The RMRCCco-ordinates Search and Rescue (SAR)and other safety emergency responseoperations in West and Central Africa.It also has four (4) Sub-Centres atEscravos, Bonny, Oron and Lokoja, whilethe Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre inLagos is co-handled with NigerianAirspace Management Agency (NAMA) atMurtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.Nigeria has also established a jointpatrol with the Republic of Benin as part ofefforts to secure the Gulf of Guinea.94NIMASA: Enhancing Maritime Safety andSecurity
    • NIMASA: Enhancing Maritime Safety andSecurity In order to effectively curtail piracy, armed robbery and other maritimecrimes at sea, the Agency engaged a service provider, Messrs. GlobalWest Vessels Specialist Limited, to provide platform which includes patroland enforcement boats and electronic software to enforce its mandate.This is in line with the Provisions of Section 23(3) and (4) of NIMASA Act. Under the Agreement, the service provider is expected to provide aminimum of 12 and a maximum of 20 boats. 13 Armoured boats and 12Conventional boats have been procured, bringing the current total fleet to25 boats. 3 additional armoured boats are expected in the next fewmonths. Under an existing MOU between NIMASA and the Nigerian Navy,NIMASA is to provide the platform and logistics to enable the Agencyperform its statutory functions while the Nigerian Navy is to provide armedpersonnel in line with its constitutional mandate.95
    • NIMASA: SAFETY INITIATIVES Port State Inspections carried out- 595 Flag State inspections carried out- 5,274 Conditional Survey of Vessels - 507 SAR Interventions carried out- 169 Vessels arrested for oil theft/piracy- 53 Seafarers Registration - 1,99496
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    • NIMASA: LIST OF MARINE ACCIDENTSSnNAME OFVESSELDATE OFACCIDENTDESCRIPTION OFACCIDENTOUTCOME OFINVESTIGATIONREMARKS1 MT VICTORY 1 11TH FEB 2011 FIRE EXPLOSION ON BOARDMT VICTORY 1 OFFSHORELAGOSNUMBER OF FATALITY = 1.POLLUTIONMARINE BOARDRECOMMENDED2 FSU BRITTANIAU25TH NOV2011EXPLOSION DURING AREPAIR JOB INVOVLINGPLATE CROPPING ANDWELDING (HOT WORK)NO FATALITY ON BOARDBUT ONE ON QUAYMARINE BOARDRECOMMENDED3 MT HEPHIZIBAHNO 377760 IMO7829534 GT11758TH SEPT2012FIRE EXPLOSION INEMERGENCY ROOM FROMOXYGEN ACETYLENE LINEOFF SHORE LAGOSNUMBER OF FATALITY 1 MRIDOWU HUNKPE (WELDER)MARINE BOARDRECOMMENDED4 MT AFRICANHYACINTH NO376946.IMO70107430GT132030TH SEPT2012FIRE EXPLOSION AT OKOLO-LAUNCH/BONNY-KALIBIAMAPH AISFATALITY 90% OF MIXCREW(PAKISTANI/INDIANS/NIGERIANS) DEAD ANDPOLLUTION OF CRUDE ANDCOOKED AGOMARINE BOARDRECOMMENDED5 MV NIMASABURUTU5TH APRIL2012BOARD ATTACKED BYPIRATES VESSEL MV DAISYOFF ESCRAVOS ESTUARYNUMBER OF FATALITY = 1MV NIMASA BURUTUDAMAGED BODILY WITHGUN SHOTSADMINISTRATIVEBOARD OF INQUIRYRECOMMENDED6 DUMP FUELBARGE S 2159TH JANUARY2012FIRE EXPLOSION AT MRSJETTY IBAFON DURINGHOSE DISCONNECTIONEXERCISECONSTRUCTIVE TOTALLOSS OF BARGE, DAMAGETO CEMENT PLANT/ADJACENTBUILDING/VEHICLESADMINISTRATIVEBOARD OF INQUIRYRECOMMENDED98
    • SUMMARY OF INCIDENCES DURING THE PERIOD UNDER REVIEWS/N INCIDENT/ACTIVITY No. CASUALTIES/INTERVENTIONS1 Armed Sea Robbery Attacks 3 Rescued & evacuated5 Victims2 Vessel Hijacks 5 2 people died, bodies recoveredand 7 rescued & evacuated3 Illegal Ship-To-Ship Operations 1 Intercepted & handed over tothe Nigerian Navy4 Marine Distress Incidents (Accident,Fire, Explosion, & Oil Spill)6 7 people died, bodies recoveredand 5 Rescued & evacuated5 Intelligence Alert on ArmsImportation1 Vessel intercepted & handedover to the Nigerian Navy6 Intelligence Alert on Toxic Waste 1 Voyage to Nigeria was aborted99
    • Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) The Cabotage Act of 2003 created the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF)which is intended to assist indigenous operators and Nigerians to acquirevessels. The fund is financed through collection of 2% surcharge on all contractsperformed by Coastal vessels on tariffs, fines, fees from licenses and waivers. The fund, as at April 2013 had USD196,134,494.27 equivalent toN30,547,947,482.55 (USD$1 ~ N155.75) The process of disbursement of the fund has commenced with the appointmentof 4 Primary Lending Institutions (PLIs) namely, Diamond, Fidelity, Skye andSterling Banks. Out of the several applications received for the disbursement of the Fund, 6applications have been processed and endorsed by the PLIs and accordinglyrecommended by the Management of NIMASA to the Ministry as eligible to benefitfrom the Facility in the total sum of USD 55,406,273.00 and EURO 8,450,000.00. The Ministry has concluded its evaluation and the request is being forwarded forapproval. The guidelines for the administration of the CVFF provide for the followingfunding ratio: NIMASA - 50% PLI - 35% Applicant - 15%The PLIs shall provide NIMASA with unconditional guarantee for its 50% until fullrepayment100
    • Enhancing Maritime Safety and Security101NIMASA Infrastructure at theRegional Maritime RescueCoordination Centre (RMRCC)the premier resource centre,Kirikiri-Lagos.
    • SAFETY & SECURITY IN THE NIGERIAN MARITIME DOMAIN:THE MINISTRY’S COLLABORATES WITH THE NIGERIAN NAVY102HMT & CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF IN BUKARDIPCHARIMA HOUSEPermanent Secretary and a member of CNS delegation
    • IMPROVING INTER-MODALITY OF NIGERIANTRANSPORT SYSTEMRehabilitation of the 1.5km double track Rail lineswithin Apapa Port is completed, while therehabilitation of the Rivers Port Rail line has reachedan advanced stage and efforts are on for linking thePorts to the existing National Railway network.Procurement process is in progress for ConsultancyServices for the Provision of Rail lines in the Tin CanIsland and Onne Ports.The Contract for the Rehabilitation of 1.6km AccessRoad in Apapa Port Complex has reached 92%completion level.Remedial work on the Creek and Wharf Roads toease traffic to and from the Ports has beencompleted.103
    • INLAND CONTAINER DEPOTS (ICDs)Government has approved the establishment of six (6) InlandContainer Depots (ICD’s) in the six geo-political zones under a PPParrangement:1. Isiala-Ngwa in Abia State2. Ibadan in Oyo State3. Kano in Kano State4. Heipang - Jos in Plateau State5. Funtua in Katsina State6. Maiduguri in Borno StateA Committee has been constituted with membership drawn from theFederal Ministry of Transport (FMT), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) andthe Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) to address the legal framework ofthese ICDs so that they will be appropriately designated and declaredas Ports of Origin and Destination. The Committee is expected tocomplete its assignment soon.104
    • Rail link to Apapa Port Complex105REHABILITATION OF RAIL LINE WITHIN APAPA PORT COMPLEXBefore After
    • NIGERIAN SHIPPERS’ COUNCIL (NSC) A Direct Trader Input (DTI) Cafes has been established at the Nigerian ShippersCouncil’s Corporate Headquarters, Lagos. The DTI provides: Full service on data capture of declarations on behalf of Shipping Agents,and Self service facility offering declarants direct access to Customs InformationSystemTHE SEA LINK PROJECT In collaboration with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM Bank) afeasibility study on the establishment of a maritime link of the JointDevelopment Zone (JDZ) i.e. Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, and Sao Tome andPrincipe has been concluded. When it becomes operational, the sea link will Improve frequency of maritime services /commerce between the JDZcountries Increase participation of indigenous shipping lines in coastal tradeTHE DIRECT TRADER INPUT106
    • NSC: BORDER INFORMATION CENTER107
    • HUMAN CAPACITYDEVELOPMENTPART FOUR108
    • HUMAN CAPACITY DEVELOPMENTMARITIME ACADEMY OF NIGERIA (MAN) - ORON The Federal Ministry of Transport and MAN-Oron are liaising with WorldMaritime University (WMU) Malmo, Sweden, to improve the curriculum ofMAN-Oron in the quest to upgrade the academy into a degree awardinginstitution. MOU between MAN-Oron and the WMU is being processed. MAN-Oron is currently accredited by the UK Maritime and Coast GuardAgency (MCGA) to run all mandatory Safety and Security coursesrequired by International practice for Vessel Operators under theStandard Training Certification and Watch-keeping (STCW) 2002 asamended for Vessel Operators. After consultations with the leadership of IMO, a platform has beencreated for the placement of marine engineering and deck cadets of MAN-Oron for the requisite Sea-time training in Messrs Immarset UK. MAN-Oron is also working in affiliation with Nautical Institute, London with aview of upgrading its curriculum to meet with the requirements of thevarious certificate of competency examinations. The Academy passed out two Lead Marine Auditors through their basiccertification to ensure implementation of STCW and Safety of Lives AtSea (SOLAS) which earned Nigeria a place on the IMO white list.109
    • HUMAN CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT BYMAN-ORON110Both the National Diploma andHigher National Diploma had beenduly accredited by the NationalBoard for Technical Education(NBTE).Between 2011 and 2012, 4,120Cadets graduated across all the fiveapproved courses from theAcademy.
    • Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), ZariaThe Institute was established to among other things primarilyaddress the problems of the transport sector such as inefficient andlow productivity, fast depreciation of capital investments, deficientmanagement and maintenance of infrastructure, low level ofprofessionalism and high expenditure on overseas training, throughthe supply of professionally competent leaders, managers,technologists and other specialists; and the provision of the expertisethat will improve the industrys performance for efficiency andeffectiveness.111
    • NITT - ZariaNITT SCHEDULED PROGRAMME ANDPARTICIPATION: 2011-2012NO OF PROGRAMMES 2011 2012Short Term TrainingProgramme41 40Customized TrainingCourses14 12112OTHER ACTIVITIES:•Held 1 No. International Conference•Conducted 12 Nos. Seminars and Workshops; and•Trained 50 participants in collaboration with the PrivateSector.
    • NIMASA: CAPACITY DEVELOPMENTOther achievements are listed below:i) 1,144 Certificates of Competency (COC) were issued toSeafarers and 25 were revalidated;ii) 54 different categories of Certificates were issued toSeafarers for Inland Water Craft;iii) 14,985 discharge books were issued to qualified Seafarersiv) 4,100 Dock workers trained from 2011 till datev) 600 Retired Dock workers trained113
    • NPA: TRAINED AND GRADUATED FIRE MENFOR THE PORTS114
    • PART FIVE:OTHERACTIVITIESANDACHIEVEMENTS115
    • Regulation of Freight Forwarding in NigeriaThe Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN)has achieved the following within the period under review: Produced the maiden register of individual and corporate FreightForwarders as well as the accredited Association of Freight Forwarders Accredited Courses of study in Freight Forwarding at Certificate, Regularand Executive Diploma levels Established the Freight Forwarding Investigation Panel and DisciplinaryTribunal as well as Enforcement Unit to benchmark Freight Forwarding toInternational Standard and ensure best practices116
    • PRESIDENTIAL RETREAT OUTCOME His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, President,Federal Republic of Nigeria, convened a Retreat on the MaritimeSector on July 23, 2012 with the Theme: “Harnessing thePotential of the Nigeria’s Maritime Sector for SustainableEconomic Development.” The focus of the Retreat was todevelop concrete Action Plans for:(i) Ensuring the Security and Safety of our Maritime Domain;(ii) Increasing local participation in the Maritime Industry;(iii) Completing the ongoing Port Reforms; and(iv) Maximizing Government Revenue from the MaritimeSector.After the Retreat, Mr. President set up a Technical Committee underthe Chairmanship of the Hon. Minister of Transport to draw up ActionPlans and Timelines for the four (4) identified Modules117
    • 118The Modules are:-(i) Safety and Security,(ii) Local Content and Cabotage,(iii) Ports and Customs, and(iv) Revenue Enhancement.The Presidential Committee has since submitted its Report to Mr. Presidentfollowing which implementation Schedules are being presented to theNational Economic Management Team for consideration.PRESIDENTIAL RETREAT OUTCOME
    • PART SIX:CONCLUSION119
    • CONCLUSION The Mid Term Progress Report of the Federal Ministry of Transportand its Agencies made in this presentation represents keymilestones of our achievements in the last two years of the presentAdministration under His Excellency Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan,GCFR. We would like to express our profound appreciation to Mr.President, the National Assembly, our stakeholders and indeed allNigerians for their maximum support and cooperation without whichthese achievements would not have been possible. Finally, let me assure all Nigerians that the Federal Ministry ofTransport and its Agencies are determined to take the TransportSector to greater heights in line with Mr. President’s TransformationAgenda.120
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