Terminal operator, group tackle pollution

A PM Terminals, Apapa, has teamed up with Global Ports Group (GPG) to address the pollution and other  critical issues facing port communities. Managing Director, APM Terminals, Mr. Martin Jacob, who disclosed this in Lagos, explained that the company was committed to the development of a green port environment and sustainability He said that GPG’s environment group had focused on a number of activities and technologies to drive the reduction of CO2 emission from terminal operations, particularly through alternative fuels, renewable power generation, hybrid and electric container handling equipment. Jacob said…

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Impending congestion at port worry operator

Alooming danger of port congestion will negatively affect port operations and the  country’s economy if the port access road is not swiftly fixed, a major operator in the maritime sector, SIFAX Group, has said. Its Group Executive Vice Chairman, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, said this in a statement. He urged the Federal Government to quickly intervene in fixing the Tin-Can/Coconut port access road in order to avoid impending shutdown of operations at Tin Can Island Port. He said that the road had become almost impassable as many portions contain large craters…

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