NIWA committed to ending accidents on Waterways

As part of efforts to curb accidents on waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has invested and mounted life buoys on Lagos brown waters from Marina to Ikorodu. This is even as there is an ongoing phase two of the project from Marina to Badagry.

NIWA in collaboration with Nigerian Navy and NEXIM Bank Flag-off Survey and Charting for the lower River Niger and River Benue

National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Export and import (NEXIM) Bank have begun the survey and charting for the lower River Niger and River Benue for enhanced waterway port to stimulate socio-commercial activities in the country. The project will open up the country’s inland waterways to 25 African countries and Europe

NIWA takes charge of newly Commissioned Jetty at Tin-Can Port

In order to address challenges of siltation, flooding, as well as solid wastes along the ferry channels around communities in the Ajegunle area of Lagos, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) recently received control of a newly constructed jetty at the Tin Can Island Port. The jetty, a Federal Government intervention project, was executed through

NIWA Inaugurates Waterways Safety Task Force, Commissions 3 Patrol Boats in Lagos

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Thursday inaugurated a task force to enforce safety standards on the waterways. The agency also commissioned three patrol boats named PB Uyo, PB Daura and PB Badagry. The Managing Director of NIWA, Chief George Moghalu, while speaking at the event held in Lagos, decried the overloading of passenger


The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), a Parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT) with Headquarters in Lokoja, Kogi State Saddle with managing, regulating and maintenance of Inland Waterways. In line with the Public Procurement Act, 2007 hereby invites reputable and experienced Contractors /Consultants to submit Tenders/Expression of Interest for the under-listed projects contained

NIWA to engage ACTL to move Cargoes from Lagos Ports via Burutu Port to Onitsha

In an effort to make Onitsha River Port functional, and to decongest the Lagos Ports, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is to engage the services of Akewa Colmar Terminal Limited (ACTL) to move containers from Lagos Ports to Onitsha River Port via Burutu Port in Delta State. The idea of hauling containers via Burutu