SIFAX Shipping Company Limited, an arm of SIFAX Group, has been appointed as the new agent of Auto Export Shipping (AES) in Nigeria and Ghana.
AES is a non-vessel common carrier, which handles shippers’ exports of vehicles, including automobiles, trucks, and mobile industrial equipment via roll on/roll off vessel services from United States ports to various ports in West Africa.
According to AES President, Mr. Pete Bottino, the appointment of Sifax, which takes effect from September 1, is a testimony 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.
His words: “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.”
The company’s Group Managing Director, Mr. John Jenkins, thanked AES for the opportunity to partner with it, adding that SIFAX Shipping would exhibit the tradition of delivering best value which all SIFAX Group subsidiaries are noted for.
“I have the implicit confidence that all the stakeholders in this new business deal – Hyundai Glovis, AES, agents and consignees will 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,” he said.