APM Terminals wants to build mega-port in Nigeria

On Tuesday, APM Terminals and its partners presented the plans for a mega-port project in Badagry, in the state of Lagos, Nigeria. If the proposal receives final approval it will become one of the largest ports in Africa, according to APM Terminals.

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A mega-port with seven kilometers of dock and 1,000 hectares of port facilities, for containers, bulk, liquid bulk, roro, and general cargo, in the free trade zone by Badagry, Lagos, in Nigeria. That is what APM Terminals has proposed to the authorities in the region, and if the project is approved it will become one of the largest ports in Africa.

“We are actively working on the approval process with state and federal authorities. The Nigerian port authorities, the state of Lagos, and the Nigerian federal government have all been supportive and positive,” says Peder Søndergaard, Regional CEO of APM Terminals in Africa and the Middle East.

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