Kaduna Dry Port Set To Commence Export Operations


(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – According to the management of the Kaduna Inland Dry Port Limited (KIDPL), the facility has the capacity to export goods to other ports in the country.

This was disclosed by the General Manager of KIDPL, Rotimi O. Raimi Hassan, during the Export Forum at KIDPL Conference in Kaduna, adding that goods could be stored at its mega warehouse, provide empty containers, while the authorised agencies involved in export examination with pre shipment inspection agents would certify the exports before their onward transit to Apapa/Onne/Tin Can and other destinations on-board sailing vessel.

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Kaduna Inland Dry Port was gazetted on May 25, 2015 as port of origin for export forwarding and a port of destination for import consignments, and inaugurated by President Buhari.

PROJECTED IMPACT: The commencement of operations at the port facility will decongest Lagos’ seaports and bring shipping to the doorsteps of hinterland shippers, transact business and use the dry port platform to either clear their import or forward export without interface with Onne/Lagos seaports, eliminating the hindrances faced in export logistics.


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