Bonny Port (port code: NGBON) is the largest oil export port of Nigeria. It situated on the east bank of the Bonny River, 27 nautical miles south of Port Harcourt.
The port includes three terminals: the new Mobil NGL Terminal, the NLNG Terminal and the Shell Terminal (which is now closed, all crude oil is exported from the offshore single buoy moorings). Facilities for handling liquid, LPG, and LNG are available. Ship to ship transfers are regularly carried out in the Bonny inner anchorage to enable vessels to sail up to Onne Port and Port Harcourt.
Approximately 11 million tons of cargo with 350 tankers move through this port annually. The export value of crude oil accounts for more than 90% of the total export value. The annual oil loading capacity is about 55 million tons.
The types of vessels regularly calling at this port are tankers, accounting for about 35%; dredging vessels, taking up around 34%; and military vessels, taking a proportion of 16%. The maximum length of the vessels recorded to having entered this port is 300 meters. The maximum draught is 11.2 meters. The maximum deadweight is 97,730t.