Mission Statement: To provide customers with port terminal services of outstanding quality and unparalleled efficiency
- 2005: Grimaldi Lines through its subsidiary PTML signed an agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria to Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) a new terminal in Lagos. Under the BOT agreement – the first of this kind signed by the Federal Government in the maritime sector – Grimaldi assumed the obligation to build the new infrastructure at its own cost, to manage it for 25 years, to pay royalties to the Nigerian Port Authority and to return it at the end of the concession to the Federal Government
- 2006:The first phase of the Terminal – which entailed the construction of a new 220mt berth (Berth 11) the paving of 220,000 sqm and the provision of all necessary infrastructure – was commissioned after only 16 months, in August 2006 by the then President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR.
- 2007: The second phase of the main terminal – which included the construction of a second 200mt berth (Berth 12) and the reclamation of additional 40,000 sqm of terminal area, was completed one year later.
- 2008: By the end of 2008 in anticipation of the expected growth of traffic, PTML acquired an under-developed water front area located about 2 nautical miles from the main terminal, on the strategical Apapa – Oshodi Expressway.(Mile 2 Terminal) The area was developed in less than a year in a completely new 50,000 sqm off-dock terminal dedicated to Ro/RO cargo transferred from the main terminal using an environmentally friendly barge, thus reducing the congestion around the Tin Can Island Port Complex.
- 2009-2011: Extension of Mile 2. Between 2009 and 2011 an area of 40,000 sqm was developed at Mile 2 off-dock terminal. The area fully fenced and paved serve as important dedicated parking for vehicles.
- 2011: An existing paved area of 40,000 sqm on the Main Terminal was upgraded and dedicated for containers stacking. The area can accommodate additional 3,000 TEUs.
- 2013: Further Extension of Mile 2: An additional area of 30,000 sqm was developed and paved by the end of 2013.
- 2014: Berth 11 has been extended to allow berthing of longer vessel. The actual length of Berth 11 is now 300 mt.
- 2016: Additional Extension of Mile 2: Extra 15,000 sqm acquired and developed in early 2016. As at today, the dedicated Customs Bonded off dock terminal, located at Mile 2 Lagos, consist of a complete developed, paved and fenced area of 130,000 sqm.
Where We Are
With an area of over 350,000 sqm and an annual traffic throughput of over 100,000 containers, 150,000 vehicles and 200,000 tons of general cargo, PTML Terminal is the largest Ro/Ro Terminal in West Africa.
We have the expertise and the equipment to handle efficiently and safely all type of vehicles and containers and we have the highest productivity in the industry to discharge unitised break bulk cargo such as forestry products, steel, project cargo.
As a world class facility aiming at ensuring the fastest turnaround time of vessel and cargo delivery time and in line with the highest environmental and security standard, PTML has committed since inception significant investment in new infrastructure and state of the art equipment.
We are adopting the most efficient cargo handling processes, employing cutting edge technology solutions, to achieve minimal delay in vessel operations, optimal utilization of terminal area and the fastest delivery of the cargo.
ONE STOP SHOP
We have dedicated customs command and shipping agent conveniently located within terminal premises and connected electronically to our delivery system, thus making the releasing and delivering process of the cargo simple and fast.
PTML Site overview
Our Expansion – Mile 2 Terminal
By the end of 2008 in anticipation of the expected growth of traffic, PTML acquired an underdeveloped water front area located about 2 nautical miles from the main terminal on the strategic Apapa-Oshodi Expressway and built the first phase of a dedicated off-dock terminal of 50,000 sqm. Further land acquisition and development took place between 2009 and 2016 enlarging the existing dedicated area. As at today, the dedicated Customs Bonded off dock terminal, located at Mile 2 Lagos, consist of a complete developed, paved and fenced area of 130,000 sqm. Fully integrated data system allow clients to execute all their formalities such as custom clearance, shipping and terminal fee settlement directly at Mile 2 terminal offices, saving precious time at delivery stage.
- Terminal Area: 130,000 sqm
- 3,000 Sqm office space for Custom and other authorities
- 1,000 sqm Office spac for PTML Staff
- Delivery Gates
Special PTML Owned barges are securing transfer of cargo between the main terminal and the off dock terminal at Mile 2. Water Distance between the two terminal is approximately 2 nautical miles and each barge voyage last 30 minutes. This unique link service implemented by PTML reduce sensibly congestion around Tin Can Island Complex