APM Terminals Nigeria gets new Country Manager


APM Terminals Nigeria now has a new Country Manager. He is Mr. Klaus Holm Laursen who in his new capacity as the Country Manager will oversee the operations of APM Terminals in Apapa, Onne, and Kano. 

Mr. Laursen who joined the Maersk Group since 1998 has worked in various capacities and served in various countries including Denmark, Malaysia, South Korea, Netherlands, Jordan, and Egypt.

Before coming to Nigeria, Laursen served as the Managing Director of APM Terminals, Poti Seaport, the largest port in Georgia, handling liquids, dry bulk, passenger ferries, and 85% of Georgia’s container traffic. 

Laursen said APM Terminals is ready to offer reliable, safe, and efficient operations that would contribute to the economic development of the country and her citizens.  

“I am happy to work in Nigeria. I believe Nigeria has a lot of potentials and our company is happy to contribute to the economic development of the country and the well being of the people.

“We will work with the Nigerian Ports Authority, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Nigeria Customs Service and other relevant agencies of government at all levels to actualize the Ease of Doing Business policy of the Federal Government and make the ports more efficient.

“APM Terminals in Nigeria will offer reliable, safe, and efficient operations with a continuous improvement focus. We also assure our customers of a flexible and solutions-oriented approach to address their needs, in addition to deploying innovative, digital solutions that enable customers to order their services quickly and easily,” said Laursen.

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