Akewa has nominated 5 inland ports for inland transport from Burutu.
- Each port would have its own navigable period over a year
- Baro Port in Niger State: 5 months
- Makurdi in Bunue State: 4 months
- Lokoja in Kogi State: 4 months
- Idah in Kogi State: 5 months
Each route/port is expected to receive 70 barges a month with maximum capacity of 4,000 tonnes of cargo per barge in the navigable periods.