Dala Inland Dry Port to boost trade viability in Nigeria – Shippers’ Council

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By Jacinta Nwachukwu

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council says that the new Dala Inland Dry Port which is set to commence soon will boost trade viability in the country.

The Executive Secretary of the Council, Mr Hassan Bello, said this at the presentation of the reviewed full business reports for Dala Inland Dry Port on Tuesday in Abuja

Bello also noted that the construction of 284 km at 1.96 bilion dollars which cross-border Kano – Katsina – Jibia – Maradi rail line would be integrated into the project.

He said that Lagos – Kano Standard Gauge Railway would be in alignment with the Dala Inland Dry Port, adding that report from the project has been shown it to be viable.

“The volume forecast is expected to be between 64,000 TEU (Low case) per annum throughput and 147, 000 TEU (High case) per annum throughput once it reaches its full market potential after three years of operation in 2026”.

According to him, the market share analysis for the Dala Inland Dry Port has…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria