REGULATORY SERVICES

We issue licenses for inland navigation, piers, jetties and dockyards; examine and survey inland watercraft and shipyard operators, grant permit and licenses for sand dredging, pipeline construction, dredging of slot and approve designs and construction of inland river crafts.

SURVEY

We carry out hydrological and hydrographic surveys, river chart production, cartography, river mapping and aerial survey.

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TRANSPORT SERVICES

NIWA is equipped with a number of vessels enabling us to operate ferry services (for economic goods and passengers) and run cruise boats (for tourism and leisure).

ENVIRONMENT

We carry out environmental impact assessment of navigation and other dredging activities within the inland water and its right of ways.

MARINE

As part of our marine services, we remove and receive derelicts wrecks and other obstructions from inland waterways; clear hyacinth and other harmful weeds. We engage in boat construction/repair and other dockyard services.

ENGINEERING SERVICES

Our wide range of engineering services include construction of inland river-ports and jetties; engineering design of river ports. We also undertake in capital and maintenance dredging.

Acting MD/CEO

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Danladi Ibrahim
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Our Objectives

  • improve and develop inland waterways for navigation:
  • provide an alternative mode of transportation for the evacuation of economic goods and persons: and
  • execute the objectives of the national transport policy as they concern inland waterways

Our Vision

To make Nigeria the leader in inland water Transportation, development and management in Africa.

Our Mission

To provide regulatory, economical and operational leadership in the Nation’s Inland Waterways system and develop infrastructural facilities for an efficient intermodal transportation system in line with global best practices that is safe, seamless and affordable.

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