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Tincan (NGTIN)

Lagos, lagos State, Nigeria

Port Code NGTIN Port Name Tincan
City Lagos Country/Region Nigeria
Port Type Main Port Category Port
Tin Can Island Port (Port Code: NGTIN) is a seaport located in Apapa, a port city of Lagos. Tin Can Island Port is seven kilometers due west of the center of Lagos across Lagos Harbor.
The port was opened in 1977 and merged with Roro port in 2006 when private terminal operators, Port and Terminal Multiservices Ltd. (PTML) took over the terminals. Tin Can Island Port is the second busiest port in Nigeria after Apapa Port. The storage capacity of the silos is 28,000 metric tonnes of grain which is transported by Fleetwood Transportation. The terminal handles wheat, maize and malt and can take delivery of about 4000 metric tonnes of grain daily. The port facilities can handle ships of about 30,000 tonnes. There is also a grain bagging facility on-site.

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