Nigeria, Norway boost ties in maritime business


The Federal Government through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and the Norwegian government will be collaborating to boost the country’s maritime sector.

The Director General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, while receiving the Norwegian Foreign Minister, Anniken Huitfeldt, in his office in Apapa, Lagos on Monday, said the two countries would strengthen bilateral relations that would accelerate growth in the maritime sector for the mutual benefit.

“We look forward to strengthening the bilateral ties between our countries by having a serious relationship and collaboration between NIMASA and the Norwegian maritime industry in general. In terms of safety and security, we will not let that down. We will try to strengthen them.”

He also said that NIMASA will commence the disbursement of the $350m, N16bn Cabotage Vessel Financing Funds on the fourth night.

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