Coordinating Officer, Africa Circle Pollution Management Limited (ACPML), Mr
Ahmadu Fidi Ahmadu; representative of the General Manager, Health Safety &
Environment (HSE), Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Yunusa Ibrahim; General
Manager, Security, NPA, Mr Nasir Anas Mohammed, and the District Manager, Lagos
Port, ACPML, Mrs Latifat Ibrahim, at the unveiling of 16 modern trucks procured
by ACPML in Lagos, recently.
manufactured overseas by one the motor vehicle manufacturing giants, Mercedes
expected to enhance the operations of the company in the nation’s seaports
situated in Lagos, Calabar, Port Harcourt, Warri and Onne.
Maritime Pollution (MARPOL) 73/78, one of the key guidelines of the global
maritime watchdog, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) which has its
headquarters in London, United Kingdom.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is mandated by IMO to provide adequate waste
reception facilities for waste generated in vessels calling in Nigerian ports.
the Managing Director of NPA, Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman commended the management of
African Circle Pollution Management Limited (ACPML) for the strides it has made
since it signed the Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) agreement with the
Security, Mr. Nasir Anas Mohammed stated that the additional modern trucks the
company has procured would go a long way in enhancing its operations in the
said the move would help Nigeria to meet the requirements of the IMO as regards
the evacuation of waste generated by ships in Nigeria territorial waters.
his remarks said the firm procured the trucks in order meet the increase in the
demands for its services over the years.
ports situated in Nigeria commercial nerve centre, Lagos, the other eight would
be utilise in Onne Port Complex, Onne, Rivers State.