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Why choose WACT?

wact-logo-squareThe West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) is located in Onne port, part of the Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone. In addition to excellent hinterland connections to the rest of Nigeria, the Terminal offers excellent customer service, trained operators, modern handling equipment and superior e-commerce capabilities. WACT is now one of the best performing terminal in west Africa by providing safe, reliable, and cost-effective services to our customers.

Accelerate your growth in an emerging market …

Serving as a one-stop-shop for all your connections into East, North East and Central Nigeria – our terminal has no waiting time for vessels, no congestion and fast physical customs examinations. Together with competitve terminal charges, WACT also receives empty containers 24/7 saving you storage and truck holding costs. With our advanced Truck Appointment System and new four lane in-gate complex, our truck turn times set industry leading standards. With all shipping line offices, customs offices and banks  located within the terminal premises, we provide minimal customer waiting time and prompt response to customer requests.

A fixed day and time for arrival of vessels (berthing window), a proactive and responsive team of experts that truly cares about what’s in the box and access to real-time data, enable you to better control, synchronize and elevate your supply chain in Nigeria.

Equipment & Facilities


✔ Mobile Harbour Cranes: 5
✔ Empty Handlers: 6
 Reach Stackers: 7
✔ Terminal Trucks: 37
✔ Rubber-Tyred Gantries: 20
✔ Berth length: 570m
Max depth: 11.3m
✔ Reefer plugs: 600
✔ Yard Area: 25 hectares
✔ TEUs capacity: 361,000
Gate operations: 24/7
✔ Employees: 368 direct/678 contracted (March 2024)

Increased speed and reliability for your cargo's journey

….making your cargo’s journey easier than ever.


100% owned by APM Terminals, we were the first green-field terminal in Nigeria. Operations commenced in 2007, just two years after signing a concession agreement in 2005. We serve a wide range of landside customers (Consignee & agents), the Nigerian Customs Service, the Nigerian Port Authority, other government agencies major shipping lines.

The speed of delivery is commendable and understanding by your staff to deal with difficulties is appreciated
Godwin Chukwuma, Logistics Manager, Q&B Freighters