German carrier Hapag-Lloyd revealed that they’re facing an ongoing delay at ports in and around Lagos in Nigeria, which led to the company adding two additional ships to their service. Specifically, the shipping line stated that the waiting times at APMT (Apapa) and TICT (Tincan) continue to exceed 30 and 20 days, respectively.
The congestion at the Lagos ports is creating a major setback for shippers, with more than 26 vessels being trapped in the Lagos Pilotage district, waiting to berth and discharge consignments. According to local media, it can at as much as 20 days for ships to berth at Apapa Ports because of the congestion in the terminals.
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