Port Info

Apapa (Lagos) (NGAPP)

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Port Information

Address: P.M.B 1021 Apapa, Lagos Nigeria

E-mail: lpcinfo@nigerianports.org


Phone: +234 1 5452820

Fax: 234 1 5452662

Corporate Office: Nigerian Ports Authority 26/28 Marina, Lagos. P.M.B 12588 Lagos

Annual Cargo Tonnage: 21,730,426 tonnes

Annual Container Volume: 32,000 TEUs

This port generates close to 22 thousand TEU’s of containerized cargo and eases the functioning of the import-export taking place along the coast. With this, the Port of Apapa Lagos has made its mark in international trade with an overall capacity of 19.5 thousand TEU’s and 298 reefer plugs.

Country Requirements & Restrictions
There are no unique country requirements and restrictions for this port.You can reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Number of free days

LineContainerStandard Free DaysslabsWeekly change %
safmarine20' Dry0Detention-Demurrage per day (1st 20 days free from gate out to loading on vessel)4000 NGN
safmarineDry40 & 40HC0Detention-Demurrage per day (1st 20 days free from gate out to loading on vessel)6000 NGN
safmarine20' Reefer0Detention-Demurrage per day (1st 20 days free from gate out to loading on vessel)4000 NGN
safmarine40' Reefer0Detention-Demurrage per day (1st 20 days free from gate out to loading on vessel)6000 NGN
CMA20301/300 NGN
CMA203031>1875 NGN
CMA40301/300 NGN
CMA403031>2845 NGN
CMA40HC301/300 NGN
CMA40HC3031>2845 NGN
CMA20 Reefer141/140 NGN
CMA20 Reefer1415>15200 NGN
CMA40 Reefer141/140 NGN
CMA40 Reefer1415>30350 NGN
CMA40HC Reefer141/140 NGN
CMA40HC Reefer1415>30350 NGN
cosco20301/300 NGN
cosco203031>1650 NGN
cosco40301/300 NGN
cosco403031>2475 NGN
cosco40 Reefer301/300 NGN
cosco40 Reefer3031>2475 NGN
cosco40 Reefer301/200 NGN
cosco40 Reefer3021>4850 NGN
cosco20 Reefer201/200 NGN
cosco20 Reefer2021>3225 NGN
cosco40HC201/200 NGN
cosco40HC2021>4850 NGN

Country Requirements & Restrictions
Nigeria’s list of prohibited or restricted imports is as follows: Live or dead birds including frozen poultry. Pork, beef, bird’s eggs, excluding hatching eggs. Refined vegetable oils and fats (includes mayonnaise). Crude vegetable oil is,however, NOT banned from importation. Cane or beet sugar and chemically pure sucrose, in solid form in retail packs. Cocoa butter, powder and cakes. Spaghetti/noodles. Fruit Juice in retail packs. Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters containing added sugar or sweetening matter or flavored, ice snow, other non-alcoholic beverages and beer and stout (bottled, canned or otherwise packed) but excluding energy or health drinks (liquid dietary supplements). Bagged cement. Mosquito Repellant Coils. Sanitary Wares of Plastics and Domestic Articles and Wares of Plastics (but excluding baby feeding bottles) and flushing cistern and waterless toilets. Rethreaded and used Pneumatic tires but excluding used trucks tires for rethreading of sized 11.00 x 20 and above. Corrugated Paper and Paper Boards, and cartons, boxes and cases made from corrugated paper and paper boards, toilet paper, cleaning or facial tissue, excluding baby diapers and incontinent pads for adult use. Telephone Re-charge cards and vouchers. Carpets and other textile floor coverings. All types of Foot Wears, Bags and Suitcases but not Safety Shoes used in oil industries, Sports Shoes, Canvass Shoes and all Completely Knocked Down (CKD) blanks and parts. Hollow Glass Bottles of a capacity exceeding 150mls (0.15 liters) of all kinds used for packaging of beverages by breweries and other beverage and drink companies. Used compressors and used fridges/freezers. Used Motor Vehicles above fifteen (15) years from the year of manufacture. In addition, NCS also lists items whose importation is “absolutely prohibited:” Air Pistols Airmail Photographic Printing Paper. All counterfeit/pirated materials or articles including Base or Counterfeit Coins of any Country. Beads composed of inflammable celluloid or other similar substances. Blank invoices. Coupons for Foreign Football Pools or other betting arrangements. Cowries. Exhausted tea or tea mixed with other substances. Implements appertaining to the reloading of cartridges. Indecent or obscene prints, painting, books, cards, engraving or any indecent or obscene articles. Manilas. Matches made with white phosphorous. Materials of any description with a design which, considering the purpose for which any such material is intended to be used, is likely, in the opinion of the President to create a breach of the peace or to offend the religious views of any class of persons in Nigeria. Meat, Vegetables or other provisions declared by a health officer to be unfit for human consumption. Piece goods and all other textiles including wearing apparel, hardware of all kinds of crockery and china or earthenware goods bearing inscriptions (whether in Roman or Arabic characters) from the Koran or from the traditions and commentaries on the Koran. Pistols disguised in any form. Second-hand clothing. Silver or metal alloy coins which are not legal tender in Nigeria. Nuclear Industrial waste and other Toxic waste Some spirits Weapons and ammunition of any description which in the opinion of the Comptroller-General are designed for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or other similar substance

Number of free days

LineContainerStandard Free DaysslabsWeekly change %
safmarine20' Dry51/50 NGN
safmarine20' Dry56/107000 NGN
safmarine20' Dry511/169300 NGN
safmarine20' Dry517-2211600 NGN
safmarine20' Dry523 onwards13900 NGN
safmarineDry40 & 40HC51/50 NGN
safmarineDry40 & 40HC56/1010500 NGN
safmarineDry40 & 40HC511/1614600 NGN
safmarineDry40 & 40HC517-2217500 NGN
safmarineDry40 & 40HC523 onwards20400 NGN
safmarine20' Reefer31/30 NGN
safmarine20' Reefer34/612000 NGN
safmarine20' Reefer37 onwards41600 NGN
safmarine40' Reefer31/30 NGN
safmarine40' Reefer34/624000 NGN
safmarine40' Reefer37 onwards83000 NGN
CMA2051/50 NGN
CMA2056/106250 NGN
CMA20511/159375 NGN
CMA20516- 2110625 NGN
CMA20522>12500 NGN
CMA4051/50 NGN
CMA4056/1010000 NGN
CMA40511/1513750 NGN
CMA40516- 2115625 NGN
CMA40522>18125 NGN
CMA40HC51/50 NGN
CMA40HC56/1010000 NGN
CMA40HC511/1513750 NGN
CMA40HC516- 2115625 NGN
CMA40HC522>18125 NGN
CMA20 Reefer31/30 NGN
CMA20 Reefer34/610000 NGN
CMA20 Reefer37>50000 NGN
CMA40 Reefer31/30 NGN
CMA40 Reefer34/620000 NGN
CMA40 Reefer37>90000 NGN
CMA40HC Reefer31/30 NGN
CMA40HC Reefer34/620000 NGN
CMA40HC Reefer37>90000 NGN
cosco2051/50 NGN
cosco2056/106000 NGN
cosco20511/159300 NGN
cosco20516-2110600 NGN
cosco20522>12500 NGN
cosco4051/50 NGN
cosco4056/109000 NGN
cosco40511/1514000 NGN
cosco40516-2115500 NGN
cosco40522>18000 NGN
cosco40HC51/50 NGN
cosco40HC56/109000 NGN
cosco40HC511/1514000 NGN
cosco40HC516-2115500 NGN
cosco40HC522>18000 NGN
cosco20 Reefer31/30 NGN
cosco20 Reefer34/817700 NGN
cosco20 Reefer39/1335400 NGN
cosco20 Reefer314>53100 NGN
cosco40 Reefer31/30 NGN
cosco40 Reefer34/835400 NGN
cosco40 Reefer39/1370800 NGN
cosco40 Reefer314>106200 NGN
cosco40HC Reefer31/30 NGN
cosco40HC Reefer34/835400 NGN
cosco40HC Reefer39/1370800 NGN
cosco40HC Reefer314>106200 NGN
Hapag2051/50 NGN
Hapag2056/115000 NGN
Hapag20512/177500 NGN
Hapag20518>10000 NGN
Hapag4051/50 NGN
Hapag4056/117500 NGN
Hapag40512/1711250 NGN
Hapag40518>15000 NGN
Hapag40HC51/50 NGN
Hapag40HC56/117500 NGN
Hapag40HC512/1711250 NGN
Hapag40HC518>15000 NGN
Hapag20 Reefer31/30 NGN
Hapag20 Reefer34/610000 NGN
Hapag20 Reefer37>33300 NGN
Hapag40 Reefer31/30 NGN
Hapag40 Reefer34/620000 NGN
Hapag40 Reefer37>66400 NGN
Hapag40HC Reefer31/30 NGN
Hapag40HC Reefer34/620000 NGN
Hapag40HC Reefer37>66400 NGN

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