Why Nigeria is not yet a shipping nation – NLNG, ICS



By Godwin Oritse

Nigeria’s shipping industry executives have said that Nigeria is not regarded as a shipping nation yet because it is not on the white list of the International Maritime Organization, IMO, amongst other deficiencies.

Speaking at the just concluded annual conference of the Shipping Correspondents Association of Nigeria, SCAN, the Fleet Commander of   Shipping Management Limited, SML, the shipping arm of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Capt Yusuf Ambali, said that until Nigeria finds its way into the list, it will not be regarded as a shipping nation.

Ambali also said Council membership of the IMO is very crucial to any shipping country because decisions and policies that affect global shipping are taken and made at such levels and meetings.

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He, therefore, called for a concerted and deliberate efforts by both government and stakeholders in the industry to ensure that Nigeria…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper