|Dr. Dakuku Peterside and his Guest, Mr. Lee Younghoan|
Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has
said there is need to strengthen the strategic partnership between Nigeria and
the Republic of Korea in the maritime industry.
the Korean Consul General to Nigeria,, Mr Lee Younghoan, who paid him a courtesy visit
at the Agency’s headquarters in Lagos.
of Korea as a great ship building nation, he appealed to the Consul General on
the need for qualified Nigerian seafarers to be placed onboard Korean vessels
operating in the Nigerian maritime domain.
told the visiting Korean Consul general that Nigeria has a pool of qualified
seafarers and other competent maritime personnel that can adequately serve the
global maritime industry.
tackling the daunting menace of piracy and related forms of criminal activities
great successes in the past three months and our vision is to have safe and
secure oceans with zero piracy activities in the next one year”, the DG
commended the NIMASA for its efforts in fighting piracy activities on the
nation’s waterways and appealed for more
surveillance and security in safeguarding lives and property on the nation’s
Korean Government to support Nigeria especially in the areas of safety and
recent forum, expressed the Agency’s desire to work with other stakeholders to
expedite action on the passage of the Anti-Piracy and Other related Crimes at
Sea into law.
the requisite framework for the fight, prosecution and punishment of piracy and
related maritime crimes.