Shipping Development, Capt. Warredi Enisuoh; Counsellor Petroleum and
Commercial Affairs, Norwegian Embassy, Mr. Tor Tanum; Norwegian Ambassador to
Nigeria, Mr. Rolf Ree; DG/CEO, NIMASA, Dr. Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi and ED,
Maritime Safety and Shipping Development, Capt. Ezekiel Bala Agaba during a
working visit by the Ambassador to the Agency.
Nigeria, Angela Tierney on
Tuesday said her country would partner with the Nigerian Maritime
Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in technical support provision and
human capacity development.
Lagos by the Deputy Director and Head of Public Relations of NIMASA, Mr Isichei
was on a visit to NIMASA headquarters in Lagos, commended the human capacity
building drive of the Agency.
work with NIMASA in building the requisite capacity for the maritime industry.
to Nigeria, Mr Rolf Ree, had earlier visited the Agency and also stated his
country’s readiness for the provision of technical support to NIMASA.
support was towards realising the full potentials of the Nigerian maritime
Akpobolokemi, while receiving his guests, expressed willingness to partner with
major maritime nations such as Australia and Norway particularly in the area of
capacity building, the statement read.
potentials of building a competent workforce that is poised to take the
Nigerian maritime sector to greater heights,” the statement quoted Akpobolokemi.
Norwegian Ambassador, the DG noted that “the support so far given the Agency by your
country has been of immense benefit to the maritime sector locally.”
support, as such will continue to help in growing maritime nations like
in monitoring Nigeria’s maritime domain in real time using satellite
surveillance system that covers the whole of Nigeria’s coast and the Gulf of
Guinea, the statement said.
said that the progress should attract more commercial activity from around the