APM Terminals Liberia Celebrates Investment in Port Operations
APM Terminals Liberia on 2 July 2021 celebrated the arrival of two additional Kalmar Reach Stackers to the Freeport of Monrovia on the vessel MV JSP Vento, commissioned by the terminal with the aim of further improving its operational performance. The decision for the additional equipment investment aims to support the strong growth in the Freeport of Monrovia and further improve customer service levels for Liberian importers and exporters. The benefits associated with increased capacity and improved operational performance are paramount to APM Terminals’ goal to support Liberia’s economic growth.
The management team of APM Terminals praised the fantastic efforts of its trusted, skilled, and confident employees and remains confident that their full potential will continue to be thrive within the ongoing operations. The partnerships in place with the Union and the various terminal contractors reflect the renewed engagement of the teams, which leaves everyone confident for the future.
The commissioning also brought two trainers into the country to aid in developing the technical and operational skills of APM Terminals employees in handling and maintaining the Reach Stacker machines. APM Terminals Head of Human Resources, Samuel Duo added: “Along with investing in equipment and tools, we are fully committed to investing into the skills and talents of our great employees. In fact, we have recently improved and expanded our crane and reach stacker operators’ training and simulator programme to allow employees to both improve their skill level and learn to multi-skill on different types of port equipment.”