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APM Terminals Apapa Speaks on UK Trade Expo on HMS Trent



Nigeria’s leading container terminal operator, APM Terminals Apapa participated in the UK Trade Exposition onboard HMS Trent, the warship visiting West Africa to combat piracy on the Gulf of Guinea and across Africa.

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Commercial Manager, APM Terminals Apapa, Temilade Ogunniyi (right); Procurement Manager, APM Terminals Apapa, Chinyere Adenaike (2nd right) and other guests at the UK Trade Exposition onboard the Royal Navy ship HMS Trent in Lagos last week

The ship made a stopover at the Lagos Port Complex Apapa on 26th October and held a Trade Exposition onboard. According to a statement made available to our reporter by APMT Nigeria Media Advisor, Dr. Bolaji Akinola, the company’s participation in the exposition was very rewarding and beneficial.

HMS Trent currently deployed in the Gulf of Guinea and is collaborating with the Nigerian Navy on combating piracy at sea, in addition to improve cargo flow to Nigeria.

“We had the opportunity to talk with exhibitors, one of which is currently contracted for LED Lightning in our terminal – Talk Ports. We also met service providers with whom we share passion in the area of environmental sustainability and energy optimization,” Procurement Manager of APM Terminals Apapa, Chinyere Adenaike, said.

Also speaking, the Commercial Manager, Temilade Ogunniyi, said the exposition provided opportunity for professional bonding.

“One of the biggest benefits of participating at the show was the opportunity to create professional bonds. It was an avenue to meet with potential valuable partners who were present to facilitate trade. Participating in the exposition gave us an opportunity to meet with multinational organizations in the area of security, ship building, renewable energy, port solutions, who can be APM Terminals’ potential partners. We believe that these good relationships can improve our operation and lead to more success in the future,” Ogunniyi said.

APM Terminals is the largest container terminal in West Africa. With an investment of about USD438 million, the terminal has continued to introduce new innovations to help both shipping lines and landside customers achieve improved supply chain efficiency, flexibility and dependability, in a cost-effective manner.


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