According to Dheeraj Bhatia, senior managing director region Middle East at Hapag-Lloyd, Hapag-Lloyd has been expanding its business steadily in West Africa over the past years and the new office in Lagos will create further growth for us and will help us to even better connect Nigeria to the world.
Hapag-Lloyd opened a new office in Lagos on September 15, 2020. With Nigeria being one of the most populous countries on the continent, as well as having a very large economy the container liner believes this move will play a crucial role in its growth strategy in Africa.
“We are happy to welcome the new team and our country manager Florian Nittscher to the Hapag-Lloyd family!” said 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.”
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 Centre in Mauritius at the beginning of the year.