Terminal operators; Tin Can Island Container Terminal (TICT) has so far donated N100 million to the Federal Government’s Covid-19 Relief Fund instituted by the government to support the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
TICT, a multinational port operating company with its terminal located at the Tin Can Island Port Complex Lagos, said the donation was in line with the company’s collaborative approach to act and be recognized as a proactive and pioneering change agent, keen and able to positively contribute to the development of Nigeria and the well-being of the citizens.
Managing Director of TICT, Etienne Rocher advised Nigerian port users to always observe all other precautionary measures including social distancing, frequent hand washing with soap under running water and the use of masks and gloves as may be applicable.
In addition to measures taken by TICT to prevent the disease, the company has also advised port workers and port users to adhere strictly to safety guidelines issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other governmental authorities to stop the spread of the virus.
“Tin Can Island Container Terminal ensures continuity of Nigerian supplies and is unwaveringly committed to continue investment in port development in Nigeria, even as it positions itself as a recognized industry player within the African continent”
“TICT has made significant investments in infrastructure work and equipment and employs nearly 625 people, with the goal of making its terminal the most efficient terminal in Nigeria’s economic capital, linking with the metropolitan area and its industrial centers through motorways and the promotion of waterways development”