Navy establishes Maritime Safety Information portal for mariners safety on nation’s water, GOG

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By Evelyn Usman

Nigeria, yesterday, fulfilled a critical international Hydrographic requirement, with the establishment of the Maritime Safety Information MSI  portal , which will enable prompt information that will  aid safe navigation by mariners  through the nation’s water and the Gulf of Guinea.

Representative of the CNS and FOC Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Sylvanus Abbah, commissioning the NNHO data centre and Maritime Safety Information Portal.

Established  by the Nigerian Navy , which  is the charting authority for Nigeria,  the facility , is also expected among other things , to  breach the communication gap between  mariners navigating through the nation’s waters and  the hydrographer in the event of danger .

Speaking at the commissioning ceremony held at the Nigerian Navy Hydrographic office in Apapa , Lagos, the Chief of the Naval Staff ,…



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