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Apapa Seaport

One of the major container terminals we do clearing with is the Apapa Terminal in Lagos. Initially owned by the Federal Government but was later sold to Danish firm, A.P.Moller –Maersk Group for about 1 US$ billion. Also known as Maersk, born in 1996, is a Danish business conglomerate regarded as the largest container ship operator and supply vessel operator in the world. The Apapa container terminal covers 44 hectares of land and the container yard has the full capacity to to handle up to 22 thousand TEUs and 350 reefer plugs. It contains six berths with 10.5 meters depth and 950m total quay length.

Serving as the primary outlet for most of the country’s exports, the port of Apapa handles wide varieties of consumer, industrial, and perishable goods including but not limited to oil, cement, fish, wheat, assortment of cars, etc. With this reason, it is regarded as the country’s biggest port with Federal Government always keeping a close watch on the activities of the Seaport.


  • Arkas Messina
  • Delmas Nile Dutch
  • Gold Star Safmarine
  • Hanjin UASC
  • Maersk Line
  • Evergreen PIL


  • No of berths: 4 (250m each)
  • Total length: 1005 m (fully operational)
  • Depth alongside: 13.5m (berths 17 & 18) 10.5m (berths 15 & 16)

  • Inbound Lanes : 8
  • Outbound lanes : 9

This industry seems complicated to some importers and even veteran investors. Using state-of-art technology, Global Pacific Waves Nigeria provides viable solution to the lingering issue of custom clearance delay. We know the rules and regulation and how to reduce processing time that will guarantee safe and timely delivery of your consignments. As a registered clearing and forwarding agent in Nigeria, we act as an intermediary between clients and port authorities while fully abiding by the relevant custom Laws as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. One of our core principles is to curtail and if possible extricate any delays that may hinder on-time delivery of goods.