Deep sea ports

Deep sea ports
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Deep sea ports
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Business Model Description

Construct and operate deep sea ports.

Expected Impact

Increase access to safe modes of transportation particularly for international trade businesses.

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
5% - 10% (in ROI)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Long Term (10+ years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
> USD 1 billion
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
> USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Gender Equality (SDG 5) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11)
Sector Sources
  • 1) National Planning Commission (2015). National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan. 2) Federal Republic of Nigeria (2017). Economic Recovery and Growth Plan 2017 - 2020. Abuja: Ministry of Budget and National Planning. 3) National Planning Commission (2015). National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan.
IOA Sources
  • 4) Ship Technology (2020). Future Of Nigerian Ports: Building A New Shipping Leadership In West Africa. 5) PwC analysis (2020), based on Prof. A. Damodaran data. 6) Pwc (2020). Nigeria. 7) Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act 2003. 8) Nigerian Ports Authority Act 1999. 9) Lekki Port. Nigeria's deepest port. 10) ShipTechnology (2021). Ibom Deep Seaport, Akawa Ibom. 11) Nairametrics (2019). FG earmarks $1.6 billion for seaport construction. 12) Lekki Port (2021). Nigeria's deepest port. 13) OECD (2019). Gender Equality and Sustainable Infrastructure. 14) Federal Republic of Nigeria (2017). Implementation of the SDGs: a national voluntary review. 15) Federal Republic of Nigeria (2020). Integration of the SDGs into National Development Planning: A Second Voluntary National Review (2020). 16) Federal Republic of Nigeria (2020). Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan.