NPA Board wades into Calabar dredging stalemate

The Board of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has pledged to facilitate successful dredging of Calabar Seaport as part of measures to generate more jobs and ginger economic activities.
 Inspecting facilities at the Seaport on Monday, members of the Board led by its Chairman, Emmanuel Olajide Adesoye advised concessionaires to put their complaints in writing and forward to the Board for necessary action.
   He expressed the commitment of the Board to hear from all sides and help facilitate the dredging of the Seaport in the interest of all parties and the general economy.
 Other members of the Board who accompanied Adesoye are Suleiman Ibrahim Halilu, Constance Harry Mashal, Umar Shu’aibu and Charles Efe Emukowhate Sylvester.
    The Board members inspected facilities at ECM Terminals Limited, Intels, Doddy Jetties Oil & Gas, Shoreline Logistics Nigeria Limited and Calabar Free Trade Zone, among other locations.
   At ECM Terminals Limited, Its General Manager, Kingsly Iheanacho, appealed to the Board to help facilitate the dredging of the Seaport, adding that the company was performig below its capacity despite mobilizing huge resources to install state of the art equipment.