|The Shore Cranes on display|
first-choice terminal for importers, exporters and shippers in Nigeria and West
Africa as a whole, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, the flagship
company of SIFAX Group, has acquired some new equipment worth over twenty
The new equipment acquired are 5
shore cranes, 9 Reach Stackers, 10 terminal tractors, 5 Nissan pickup vehicles,
4 trailer backs and other machineries.
equipment in Lagos, Mr. Adekunle Oyinloye, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group
hinted that the acquisition was part of the company’s strategic investment to
deliver quality service to its clientele and to further attract more patronage.
project code named Quantuam Leap, SIFAX Group is repositioning itself to become
the first choice terminal not just in Nigeria but in West Africa. We have also
set a target that will increase our revenue with over 300% in five years.
our set targets is to first begin with investment in equipment which will
complement our excellent personnel asset. These new equipment are the best and
latest in town, they will catapult us into the next level growth we are working
towards,” he noted.
John Jenkins, Managing Director, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited,
said there was a need to acquire the latest equipment in order to meet the
architecture requirements of modern ship calling the terminal.
already engaging several shipping lines in order to boost the company’s
Ibrahim, Assistant General Manager, Operations, who represented Hadiza
Bala-Usman, Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, expressed delight at
the new acquisition, adding that it was a thing of joy that an indigenous
company, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, is competing favourably
with foreign multinationals in the maritime sector in terms of investment,
manpower and quality of service delivery.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), Nigeria, one of the world’s foremost
shipping lines also congratulated Ports & Cargo on the acquisition of these
partnership between Ports & Cargo and MSC will be better forged with the
acquisition of these equipment.
forged an alliance which has been one of the best partnerships in the maritime
sector. We are excited that these new equipment will enhance the discharge of
more cargo volumes at the terminal.”
Manager, Africa,for Liebherr Group, his company is delighted to be the partner
in the supply of some of these equipment.
mobile shore cranes LHM 500 are the latest technologies with wider reach into
the vessels and can discharge faster effectively and efficiently.