The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has commended Intels Nigeria Limited for its huge investment and commitment to the development of port operations in the country.
The commendation was made in Lagos during the Stakeholders Appreciation Night hosted by the NSC.
The Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello, said Intels deserved the recognition because of its defining role in the provision of integrated logistics services in the Nigerian maritime, oil and gas industry.
The commendation award was received on behalf of Intels by its Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Patrick Bird.
While thanking the NSC for recognising the efforts and investment of the company, Bird said: “Our mission is to continuously promote the development of the Nigerian economy through the oil and gas industry by offering tailor-made logistics solutions to our clients, so it’s really fantastic to be acknowledged in such a way.”
Bird said Intels Nigeria Limited is an experienced logistics services provider whose commitment to the country is for the long-term.
“Our customers demand best in class, services to support their oil and gas operations. Intels is continuously investing in people and equipment to guarantee its customers’ efficiency, reliability and safety,” he added.
Speaking at the event, the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, assured investors at the port that government will create conducive environment to enable their businesses thrive.
“The federal government will support and encourage the private sector to lead the transport sector and continue to provide conducive atmosphere for its operation.
“The private sector on their part should engage government through its agencies to bring to the notice of the government their complaints if any and new ideas towards developing the sector along international best practices. I urged the private sector to work closely with the NSC in moving the sector forward,” he said.
The Director of Maritime Services of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Mallam Sanni Umar Galadanshi, and several top government officials witnessed the event.