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ISPS CODE IMPLEMENTATION: DG NIMASA Says Sector Will Ensure 100% Compliance

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The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency would not rest on its oars until 100% compliance of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code is achieved in all port facilities across the country.

 

The Director General who spoke at the opening of the 5 day Advanced Drills and Exercises Workshop organised by NIMASA in conjunction with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for ISPS Implementation Officers stated that the Agency is committed to increasing the compliance level from the present 90% to 100%.

 

The DG who was represented at the event by the Executive Director Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services of the Agency, Gambo Ahmed said that the Agency realizes the importance of capacity building towards the successful implementation of the Code hence, the need for frequent training of the enforcement officers in order to acquaint them with the current rudiments of implementing the Code.

 

The DG further commended the IMO for its continuous technical support to Nigeria adding that the support has assisted the country in the successful implementation of the code.

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