(NIMASA) on Tuesday closed Obat Oil and Petroleum Ltd., jetty at Ibafon for
non-compliance with provisions of the International Ship and Port Facility Security
This is contained in statement by the Head of Public
Relations, Hajia Lami Tumaka.
mandate as the Designated Authority (DA) for the implementation of the
International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code.
line with provisions of Part VIII of the ISPS Code Implementation Regulations
repeated warnings and extension of time graciously granted its management over
the past year,” it read in part.
the shutting of port facilities that have persistently failed to comply with
the ISPS code.
breaches in such facilities would negatively impact the compliant ones.
the managers of such facilities correct the identified deficiencies and pay a
prescribed fine before they would be reopened for business.
facilities to over 80 per cent of the 129 facilities since May 2013 when it
became the Designated Authority.
were ISPS Code-compliant.
cent compliance, to guarantee the security of ships and port facilities
especially in this period when terrorist activities had heightened.