Nigeria Maritime Sector Report 2019/2020

An AFRISCAPER Insights Industry Report
Release Date: January 2019
Pages: 52
Available in: English

The (Nigerian) Maritime Sector is highly susceptible to technological dynamics and changes which require huge funding and investment for achieving effectiveness and efficiency.

RT. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, Federal Republic of Nigeria in Nigeria Maritime Industry forecast 2018-2019

Shipping Industry In Nigeria

Nigeria, with a coastline of 852 kilometers bordering the Atlantic Ocean in the Gulf of Guinea and a maritime area of 46,000 km2, has significant and diverse marine resources.

Various national economic activities depend on or derive from ocean resources, however it has become increasingly clear that the potentials of Nigeria‘s maritime sector is far from being fully harnessed and that a coordinated policy framework is required to address this emergent reality.

About The Nigeria Shipping Industry Report 

Over 95 percent of Nigerian trade (by volume) is moved around aboard ships and handled by seaports nationwide. The blue economy (sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth) and, in particular, the ocean shipping industry is a critical component in understanding trade and development in Nigeria.

The Nigeria Shipping Industry report shines a light on this critical industry.

What this report allows you to do:

  • Understand the key elements at play in the Maritime sector in Nigeria
  • Access forecasts for growth in the sector
  • View key data on domestic demand and macroeconomic indicators that impact on the sector in Nigeria.
  • Crystallize the forces both driving and restraining this sector in Nigeria
  • Ascertain Nigeria’s position in the global sector
  • Build a complete perspective on sector trade, investment and employment
  • Assess market share by sub-sector
  • Understand the competitive landscape and who the major players are
  • View major deals and activity
  • Gain an understanding of the regulatory environment for the sector in Nigeria
  • Build a clear picture of trends and issues for sub-sectors
What is Covered In This Report?
  • Overview of Nigeria’s Shipping Industry
  • Highlights of the State of the Maritime Sector in Nigeria
  • Key Regulatory Developments in Nigeria
  • Drivers of Economic Reforms
  • Major Nigerian imports and exports
  • Shipping lines operating in Nigeria
  • Ports in Nigeria
  • Port operators
  • Port terminal operators
  • Break-bulk terminals in Nigeria
  • Government agencies in Nigerian Ports
  • Import & export documentation
  • Much more!
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  • Maritime Industry Overview in Nigeria
  • Highlights of the State of the Maritime Sector in Nigeria
  • Key Regulatory Developments in Nigeria
  • Drivers of Economic Reforms
  1. Economic Indices
  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Major Nigerian Imports
  • Major Nigerian Exports
  1. Introduction to Ocean Shipping
  • Types of Ocean Shipping
  • Importance of Ocean Shipping to Nigeria
  • Ports in Nigeria
  • Cargo Throughput
  • Container terminals in Nigeria
  1. Documentation & Regulation For Import & Export In Nigeria
  2. Shipping Lines Operating In Nigeria
  3. SWOT Analysis of Shipping Lines in Nigeria
  4. Forces Shaping Nigeria’s Shipping Industry
  5. References
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