BY KAJOGBOLA TAOHEED KEHINDE
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA participated at the International Maritime Organisation, IMO, 7th Green Shipping Conference with the theme “Unlocking Opportunities for Green Shipping in Africa”, which held in Accra, Ghana recently.
Speaking at the event, Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative to the IMO, Prince Abdul Dirisu restated Nigeria’s commitment to realising Green Shipping not only in the country but also across the African continent.
Meanwhile, Secretary General of the IMO, Mr. Kitack Lim highlighted the fact that decarbonisation presents challenges to many developing countries, and pledged the commitment of the IMO to assisting Member States to unlock the potential that Green Shipping presents.
He also expressed confidence in Africa’s ability to unlock these potential.
A team from NIMASA led by the Deputy Director, Marine Environment Management Dr Mrs. Oma Offodile