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Work conditions at APM Terminals in Liberia criticized

Maersk’s APM Terminals, which operates a large port terminal in Monrovia, Liberia, is criticized for poor wage and work conditions as well as harassment against labor union members, write Danwatch and Ekstra Bladet. Maersk responds to the criticism.

Archival image – APM Terminals is criticized for work conditions at the port in Monrovia, Liberia. | Photo: Temilade Adelaja/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

APM Terminals, which owns and operates a number of port terminals around the world, is met by harsh criticism of wage and work conditions in the port terminal in Monrovia, Liberia, according to Danish media Ekstra Bladet and Danwatch.

”APM Terminals is making a lot of money from operating the port, but they don’t care about us employees doing the actual work,” states Ballah Kpadeh, who is a labor representative of port workers in Monrovia, according to an article at Danwatch’s website.

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