NIGERIAN MARITIME AGENCY SET TO ENFORCE MARITIME SECURITY LEGISLATIONS

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization, IMO, has commenced plans to develop capacity to implement and enforce maritime safety and security legislations.

Director General NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside who disclosed this, explained that cooperation amongst relevant government departments and agencies will enhance the fight against piracy and armed robbery on ships.

Dr Peterside explained that the cooperation will not only enhance security in the nation’s coastal and territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zone, but its impact will cascade towards the West and Central African States.

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