MD NPA lauds synergy with Maersk Nigeria


The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Malam Habib Abdullahi has applauded the cordial working relationship existing between the NPA and the Management of Maersk Nigeria Ltd over the years resulting in greater business returns for both parties.
The Managing Director made this statement while playing host to the Mr Jan Thorhauge, outgoing Managing Director Maersk Nigeria Ltd and Mr Gildas Tohouothe incoming at the Corporate Headquarters of NPA.

He noted that the present crusade of change by the federal government towards zero tolerance for corruption has impacted positively in the way of conducting business in the maritime sub sector and the nation at large.
 This he said has led to increased efficiency and reduction in the cost of doing business in Nigeria.
He called on the incoming Managing Director of Maersk Nigeria Ltd, Mr Gildas Tohouoto report to his office “grey areas for appropriate action” and to ensure the sustainability of the effective synergy between NPA and Maersk Nigeria Ltd.
In his address, the outgoing Managing Director Jan Thorhauge thanked the Managing Director NPA and the entire Management team for the mutual assistance and cooperation extended to him during his sojourn in the country.
He appreciated the contributions of the NPA and the positive developments brought about in the areas of construction of physical parameters within the ports and the deepening of the channels to accommodate vessels of up to 14 metres draught. 
These he said had led to an increase in operational activities which subsequently has impacted positively on the economic viability of the nation as it were in terms of reduction in the price of goods and reforms within the transport chains.

The outgoing Managing Director stated that the company is eager to join forces with the Federal Government on the anti-corruption crusade as its being instituted in the wind of change by the present Federal Government.