Hapag-Lloyd continues to grow in West Africa and opens office in Nigeria
(www.Hapag-Lloyd.com) opened its new office in Lagos, Nigeria. As the largest
economy and one of the most populous countries in Africa, Nigeria plays a
crucial role in the container liner’s growth strategy on the continent. Lagos
is one of the most important port cities in Africa
our new office, we move even closer to our customers in the region.
“We are happy to
welcome the new team and our country manager Florian Nittscher to the
Hapag-Lloyd family!” says Vishal Bundhun, Managing Director Area West Africa at
Hapag-Lloyd. “Via the Middle East India Africa Express (MIAX) and the
Mediterranean West Africa Express (MWX), Nigeria is well-connected to the
global Hapag-Lloyd network. With our new office, we move even closer to our
customers in the region.”
Nigeria is the economic powerhouse of West Africa
Nigeria is the
economic powerhouse of West Africa. With large oil reserves and a growing
middle class, the country imports everything from industry machinery to
electronic appliances. Nigeria’s main exports are cocoa beans, cashews, and
other agricultural products.
In Lagos, Hapag-Lloyd calls at the ports Apapa
and Tin Can Island. In order to offer its African customers consistently high
service all over the continent, Hapag-Lloyd opened a dedicated Quality Service
Center in Mauritius at the beginning of the year.