The Managing Director of APM Terminals Apapa, Martin Jacob, says the firm has employed six female crane operators within the last six months to encourage female participation in the maritime industry.
Jacob disclosed this when the executive members of the Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) Nigeria branch, visited him in Lagos on Thursday.
The team also visited ENL Consortium and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), both in Apapa, Lagos.
According to him, the terminal encourages active female participation in port operation and has female staff that have risen to senior positions in the company.
He said, “Some of our female staff believe in an adage, which says what a man can do, a woman can do better and they are really performing well in their various departments.”
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