APM Terminal’s boss restates commitment to Nigerian ports

The Chief Executive Officer of APM Terminals, Morten Engelstoft (left); Chief Portfolio Officer, APM Terminals, Peder Sondergaard and Chairman, APM Terminals Apapa, Chief Ernest Shonekan, when Engelstoft visited Nigeria.

Identifying huge growth potential, the Chief Executive Officer of APM Terminals, Morten Engelstoft, has expressed the company’s commitment to further investment in the Nigerian ports.

Engelstoft, who was in the country to examine the market potential and reveal future business plans, said: “Nigeria has a significant growth potential with the expanding middle class, and overall population that will reach 400 million by 2050 – that’s larger than the United States.”

He disclosed that Nigeria remains an important part of APM Terminals’ operation and growth plan.

While complementing the management and staff of APM Terminals Apapa, for their dedication and commitment to serving Africa’s largest economy and West Africa’s largest container terminal, he said the company would continue to provide the right environment for the right people to work and succeed.

“My priority is to create a company that is an attractive place to work. We need to be able to attract the best people, hold on to the best people, and people who are motivated to engage and thereby delivering a better performance. As we are building a new strategy, we have the component on how we can make certain that in the future, we have the employees in the company that are necessary to deliver successfully,” he said.He said APM Terminals works with best-in-class business partners to help our customers succeed in the marketplace.

“Our joint ventures with local businesses, governments and customers are the foundation for our growth strategy. Together we make a world of difference.

“When you partner with APM Terminals, you are collaborating with a global port operator that has a proud history of innovation, excellence and global scale.

As a port infrastructure leader, we are helping nations achieve their ambitions – creating new jobs and economic prosperity,” he added.

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