Nigerian Ports Authority
planned to develop Nigerian Lekki Deep Sea Port Project - Phase 1, in Lekki Port, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. The developer of the project was Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise
. The consultants of the project included Louis Berger Group
, Standard Chartered PLC
, etc. The contractors of the project were China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd.
(EPC) and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd (contruction). The project covered 1523m-shoreline, included 3 container berths, 1 dry bulk berth and 3 liquid berths. In addition, there was a breakwater of about 2200m, a deep water inlet channel with a length of about 6000m and a depth of -16.5m, and a heading area with a diameter of 670m and a water depth of -16.5m. At the same time, it included 750,000 square meters of soft foundation treatment and road yards, as well as water supply, power supply, fire protection, HVAC, lighting, communication and navigation facilities. The project would greatly enhance the level of Nigerian shipping and play a positive role in promoting the economic recovery and growth plan of the Nigerian federal government. After the project was completed, Lekki Port would become one of the largest deep-water ports in West Africa, playing a pivotal role in the entire regional port. It would also support the service the 'Belt and Road Initiative' in Nigeria.