THE NIGERIAN SEAPORTS INVESTMENT FORUM
The Nigerian Seaports Investment Forum is organized to attract investment into the Nigerian maritime sector to improve trade, by addressing the challenges affecting the ports in Nigeria. Challenges include congestion, multiple agency representation, the cumbersome clearance process, technological advancement, and infrastructural deficiency.
The scope of this forum will cover the Lagos Apapa Port Complex, Tin Can Island Port Complex, Calabar Port Complex, Onne Port, Rivers Port Complex, the newly built Lekki Deep Seaport, and the Delta Port Complex.
This program aims to converge relevant stakeholders within Nigeria and Europe's maritime and trade sectors. This program will expose the challenges and opportunities for investments within Nigeria’s Seaports while advancing Nigeria-Eurpoe’s Agro-commodity trading. Efforts would be focused on achieving the following objectives through the course of the maiden edition of the event.
Engage stakeholders within the maritime sector to secure interest
Drive conversation around the infrastructural deficit
Attracting finance to address the infrastructural deficit
Engaging policymakers and other key stakeholders
Advancing Nigeria Agro-commodity trade with Europe