The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Guangzhou Port Authority have entered into a sister Port Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning greater efficient port operations.
The MoU was signed on the 18th of September and aims to strengthen communication and cooperation between the two ports.
The agreement would also improve infrastructural and Port Scientific Technological Developments including bordering on capacity building, efficient customer service delivery, administrative excellence and greater operational efficiency.
The MoU also concerns a joint promotion of effective logistics in trade facilitation in order to enhance Port capacity for the service of regional economic growth with information sharing.
Furthermore, the MoU focuses on the advancement of green Port development and environmental protection such as energy saving and emission reduction.
What is more, there are also the expectations of training programs exchange for management staff and technical specialists and other areas of expertise such as loading and uploading of machinery and equipment, electrical facilities, safety engineering and information technology applications.