NIMASA, Belgium’s Port of Antwerp partner to boost maritime trade | The Guardian Nigeria News


[FILE PHOTO] Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has unveiled plans to partner with the Port of Antwerp in Belgium, to boost trade and encourage foreign direct investment opportunities in the Nigerian maritime sector.
Director-General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, disclosed this when he hosted a team from the Port of Antwerp led by the Director, Africa Port of Antwerp International, Nico Vertongen, in Lagos.
Speaking at the meeting, Peterside said the Port of Antwerp had a long standing relationship with the ports community in Lagos, noting that from 2017 till date, 302 vessels have called between the Belgian port and the ports in Lagos.He said within the period, 33 vessels conveyed export goods from the port of Lagos terminating at the Port of Antwerp, with 22 Belgium-flagged vessels calling at Nigerian ports and several other volumes of transaction.

Dakuku said the Agency was willing to consolidate on the…

Source: Guardian Newspaper