February 23, 2024

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MWUN lauds Grimaldi, PTML for deploying ‘MV Great Lagos’ to Nigeria

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The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) under the leadership of its President-General, Comrade Adewale Adeyanju, has lauded the Managing Director of Grimaldi Shipping Company, Mr. Ascanio Ruso and his management team for acquiring and deploying MV Great Lagos- the largest container roll-on-roll -off (RORO) vessel in the West African sub region to Nigeria.

MV Great Lagos, which made it’s maiden call to Nigeria’s largest multipurpose roro terminal, the Port Terminal Multipurpose Limited (PTML) at the Tin Can Island Port Complex, Lagos, is owned by the Grimaldi Group.

MWUN lauds Grimaldi, PTML for deploying 'MV Great Lagos' to Nigeria

A statement issued by Head of Media MWUN, Comrade John Ikemefuna, described the ship as a marvel of modern engineering with functions of environmental consciousness built to meet the challenges of modern-day technology in the maritime industry.

“This is suffice to say that Ascanio Ruso is one of the best maritime administrators in Nigeria, who treats workers in his employ with humane and dignity for labour.

” I wish to categorically state here again that Mr. Ascanio is a wonderful Managing Director with a human face and one of foremost employers of labour in the industry. Your blood flows with genuine intentions of fair treatment to workers’ welfare in the maritime space.

“We in the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria Congratulate you and your management team over this laudable milestone achievement, ” the statement said.

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