its fourth-coming Shipping Expo, which is aimed at creating more jobs and open investment opportunities in the sub-sector.
SOAN President, Dr. Mkgeorge Onyung, disclosed in a news briefing in
Lagos on Thursday that the Expo themed “The Ocean Blue Economy and National
Development” would enable Nigeria explore opportunities in the Blue Economy, as it aims to boost national economy.
would come up on November 27 and 28 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, would
expose Nigerians to the best ways to use the ocean resources for a sustainable
(NIMASA) for its initiative in a phased cessation of waivers, said the strategy
would ensure investment in-country, and create more employment opportunities in
seen as ‘stakeholders’ would strategise to
work with NIMASA and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that NIMASA actually
midwifes the initiative.
seriously, the role of capacity building and acquisition as a laudable approach
to economic development.
sector would continue to drive the support for the Cabotage Act.
it as contribution to ensuring that we open the doors for people to understand
what Cabotage really means and the opportunities in it.
established a committee between the agency and stakeholders to look into the
challenges affecting the waivers in the last five years.
is need to open up for acquisition.
of 3.5 billion dollars and in order to enjoy these benefits, we need to upgrade
ship building opportunities in Nigeria.”
ports by reviving the other ports in the country to create more jobs for