Similarly, a total of 12,243 service boats with 5, 910,406 gross registered tonnages was recorded in 2017 as against 9,418 service boats with 5,193,402 gross registered tonnages in 2016.
Also, cargo traffic statistics revealed a total of 71,903,266 cargo traffic was recorded at all Nigerian ports between in 2017 as against 70,819,092 cargo traffic in 2016. 43,019,889 of the cargo traffic were inwards while 28,883,377 were outward.
A total of 181,404 vehicle traffic was recorded in 2017 at all the ports as against 105,189 and 131,994 vehicle traffic in 2016 and 2015 respectively.
The number of passenger traffic at the Calabar Port within the period under review was put at 6,704 in 2017 as against 7,442 in 2016.