APM Terminals has stated that the increase in exports from about 7% of Nigerian cargo throughput to 25% was due to favorable government policies and expressed readiness to improve on cargo service delivery.
The Stakeholder Manager, APM Terminals, Odibe Daniel, stated this when the Executive Secretary and CEO of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Mr. Hassan Bello led the Council’s team of enforcement and monitoring officers on a working visit to the Terminal (APMT) in Lagos, last week.
According to Daniel, ‘’the terminal is contributing to the Federal Government’s economy drive to improve the economy through its services, disclosing that exports which previously made up about 7% of its total cargo throughput now account for 25%. This increase occurred between 2018 and 2019. This increase is as a result of favorable government policies. We are ready to improve on service delivery.’’
The team however reported that APMT has boosted its terminal operations by acquiring more equipment.