Maritime: Nigeria’s Revised Cabotage Law to be Signed Soon, Says Jamoh

Dr Bashir Jamoh, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has disclosed that the revised cabotage law to promote indigenous participation in maritime will be signed soon

The DG NIMASA who dropped the hint when he received the delegation of his Ghanaian counterpart, who are in Nigeria to understudy the implementation of the Coastal and Inland Shipping Act, otherwise known as the Cabotage Law, said after about two decades of its implementation, there has been a review to further strengthen it’s deliverables.

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According to a release by Head, NIMASA Public Relations Department, Osagie Edward, the Ghanaian Maritime Authority (GMA) are in Nigeria for a 10- Day programme to understudy the implementation of the Cabotage Law under a collaborative arrangement with NIMASA.

Jamoh while addressing the Ghanaian delegation, expressed delight at the opportunity to share knowledge on Cabotage implementation noting that it will not only enhance regional collaboration, but also have a multiplier effect of increasing local participation in the regional maritime industry.

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Joshua Okoria

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