Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, the Chief of the Naval Staff, presenting a plaque to
Mr Haruna Baba Jauro, the Ag. Director General of NIMASA, when the NIMASA boss
visited the Naval Head Quarters Abuja recently
Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Nigerian Navy have
resolved to deepen their collaboration inorder provide a safe and secure
maritime environment for shipping activities.
Public Relations, NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, and made available to newsmen.
Mr Haruna Baba Jauro visited the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete
Ibas at the Naval Head Quarters, Abuja.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both organisations.
spirit and letters of the MoU, which he said had drastically improved safety in
the Nigerian maritime domain.
the MoU and would do better monitoring the maritime domain with its acquisition
of a satellite surveillance system.
choice for both operators and investors.
in the maritime sector by ensuring safety and security also led to a Public
Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.
Specialists Limited (GWVSL), which was approved by the Federal Government.
NIMASA’s operations, manned by the personnel of the Nigerian Navy on a Supply,
Operate and Transfer (SOT) basis.
ownership of the vessels would revert to NIMASA.
Ibas appreciated the efforts of the NIMASA Management in the past eight years
since the MoU was first signed.
training of officers and logistics support to naval operations.
armed the ships and still manned the boats.
existing MoU to reflect current realities and to make it more effective and
beneficial to both organisations and the country at large.