Togo-The number of ships at the Port of Lomé is increasing


In Togo, the number of ships inspected at the Autonomous Port of Lomé is growing. It rose from 432 in 2021 to 683 in 2022, an increase of 131.76%, the Togolese government announced on Friday.

“This performance of the Autonomous Port of Lomé owes it to the measures taken and the infrastructures made available by the port authorities, in particular the liaison vehicles which promote speed and facilitate inspection operations”, explains the government.

The west African country, carries out daily rigorous control of ships. Vessels inspected in member countries of the Abudja MOU, a memorandum of understanding bringing together the countries of the West and Central African coast, renew their inspection every six months.

As a reminder, last year, the Port of Lomé was ranked 1st container port in sub-Saharan Africa and 4th on the continent by the famous ‘One Hundred Ports’ of the specialized magazine Lloyd’s List.

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