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 The Administrative arm of the NPA is headed by the DMD/A whose duties are to provide overall administrative supervision  of  the NPA.

 

The Administrative arm of the NPA is headed by the DMD/A whose duties are to provide overall administrative supervision  of  the National Port Authority. 

 

Board of Directors

Board of Directors Tuesday, 26 April 2016 12:25
  • Mr. Richard Devine (Chairman)

  • Minister of Finance and Development Planing

  • Minister of Commerce and Industry

  • Minister of Transport

  • Director General, General Services Agency

  • Mr. Cecil Barnes (Shipping & Stevedoring )

  • Mr. Rudolph Merab ( Logging Association )

  • Mr. James Davies ( Land Leasers )

  • Firestone (Port Users )

  • David Gibson

  • Ms.Grace Kpaan

  • Ms Sheba Brown 

  • Cllr. James H.R. Cooper

 

Overview of the Authority

Overview Tuesday, 26 April 2016 12:06

The National Port Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of the National Legislature in 1967 and amended in 1970 as a state-owned corporation to manage, plan, and build all public ports in Liberia. The NPA system has four ports: Freeport of Monrovia, Port of Buchanan, Port of Greenville, and Port of Harper. The Freeport of Monrovia is the largest and the main Port within the Authority’s network.

The National Port Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of the National Legislature in 1967 and amended in 1970 as a state-owned corporation to manage, plan, and build all public ports in Liberia. The NPA system comprises of four ports: Freeport of Monrovia, Port of Buchanan, Port of Greenville, and Port of Harper.

Port of Harper

Port of Harper Friday, 22 April 2016 14:37

The Port of Harper is located in the southeastern region of Liberia, near the border with the Ivory Coast, about 761.6 kilometers from the Port of Monrovia.

The Port was constructed on the Rocky Russwurn Island, by connecting the island to the mainland with a causeway, and by constructing a 150m long breakwater.

The Port of Greenville is located in the southeastern region of the country, about 673.6 kilometers from the Freeport of Monrovia. The harbor is protected by a 400m long breakwater, and on its inner side, by two quays. There are two berthing facilities, 70m and 180m respectively, with an existing depth 6m below chart datum.

Port of Buchanan

Port of Buchanan Friday, 22 April 2016 14:37

The Port of Buchanan is located 272 kilometer south-east of Monrovia and is the second largest port. The harbor is protected by two breakwaters 1,890m and 590m long. Inside the basin, a 225 meters long ore loading quay is located adjacent to the commercial loading quay, providing a water depth of 10.5m below chart datum.

Freeport of Monrovia

Freeport of Monrovia Friday, 22 April 2016 13:41

The Freeport of Monrovia is a landlord port that has concessions partnerships with APM Terminals, Firestone, China Union and Western Cluster. It is currently the largest port within our authority network, however, it was built originally by the United States Military for strategic purposes during World War II. Currently, the harbor at the Freeport of Monrovia is protected by two rock breakwaters approximately 2,300 meters and 2,200 meters long, enclosing a basin of 300 hectares of protected water.  The marginal wharf (main pier) is 600 meters long and capable of berthing 3 to 4 ships, dependent on the vessel size. The Freeport of Monrovia also has three finger piers: Liberia Mining Company (LMC), National Iron Ore Company (NIOC), and Bong Mines Company (BMC) Piers.

 

The Freeport of Monrovia is an International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) certified Security Level One port.

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