One of the subsidiaries of the Sifax Group, SIFAX Shipping Company Limited, has been appointed as the new agent of Auto Export Shipping (AES) in Nigeria and Ghana.
AES is a non-vessel operating common carrier which handles shippers’ exports of vehicles including automobiles, trucks, and mobile industrial equipment via roll on/rolls off (RoRo) vessel services from the United States of America (USA) ports to various West Africa ports.
The President, AES, Mr. Pete Bottino, said the new appointment which takes effect from September 1, 2016, is a testament of SIFAX Shipping’s track record of excellent service and ingenious business acumen that have seen the company work for some of the biggest clients in the industry.
“AES is pleased to announce our business relationship with SIFAX Shipping Company Limited. The company will serve as our releasing agent in Nigeria and Ghana for all our RoRo Shipments to Lagos and Tema, which will be operated by Hyundai Glovis, one of the leading global shipping lines. As a leading player in the maritime industry across West Africa, we are convinced in the ability of SIFAX Shipping to deliver quality service and meet all expectations”, Bottino said.
Group Managing Director of Sifax Group, Mr. John Jenkins in a statement signed by the company Corporate Affairs Manager, Muyiwa Akande thanked AES for the opportunity to partner with the company.
He stated that SIFAX Shipping would exhibit the tradition of delivering best value which all SIFAX Group subsidiaries are noted for over the years.
His words: “I have the implicit confidence that all the stakeholders in this new business deal – Hyundai Glovis, AES, agents and consignees – would enjoy the best of excellent service that has marked out our company as the option of first choice in all the countries that we operate”.