|Executive Secretary, NSC, Mr Hassan Bello|
was considering a review of processes and procedures of key agencies in the
maritime industry, particularly in the area of cost of doing businesses.
The Executive Secretary of the NSC, Mr Hassan Bello,
made the announcement on Monday when he visited Mr Ziakede Akpobolokemi, the
Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency
(NIMASA) in Lagos.
Bello said the NSC recognised the significant role of
NIMASA in the nation’s maritime industry.
the various parties who are involved in port operations.
we are looking at the processes and procedures of all key agencies with a view
to shortening the time of transaction.
ensure that there was no unilateral increase in tariff.
that will not add to the cost of doing business in Nigeria and drive cargo
to our competitors,” he said.
required cooperation among stakeholders for desired goals to be achieved.
competition among agencies in the industry.
periodically to address issues of common interest for the good of the nation.
Council is playing in terms of trade facilitation and attempts at improving
marine traffic into the nation,” he said.