NIMASA DH visit to Naval dockyard, Lagos
Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh (middle); Admiral Superintendent of the Naval Dockyard Limited, Rear Admiral Kohath Levi (right) and Rear Admiral H. Ibrahim during a working visit by the NIMASA DG to the Naval Dockyard Limited in Victoria Island, Lagos.

NIMASA DG Commends Partnership With Nigerian Navy

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Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh has applauded the Nigerian Navy for its continued support to the Agency over the years.

Jamoh made the comment when he met with the Admiral Superintendent of the Naval Dockyard Limited, Rear Admiral Kohath Levi on a working visit. He particularly appreciated the Nigerian Navy for hosting and securing the Agency’s floating dock since its arrival in the country.

He said,“We appreciate the Nigerian Navy for making available its facility for the Floating Dockyard since arriving Nigeria. This has ensured absolute security of this facility and as we all can see, the Dockyard is in good shape.”

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The NIMASA DG also used the opportunity to undertake an on the spot assessment of the floating dock noting that efforts to put the facility into use have reached an advanced stage.

NIMASA DG visit to Naval dockyard
Director General, NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh (3rd left); Admiral Superintendent of the Naval Dockyard Limited, Rear Admiral Kohath Levi (3rd right); Rear Admiral Ibrahim (2nd left); Head, Deep Blue ProjectOtonye Obom (2nd right); Head, Shipping Development, NIMASA, Mr. Inuwa Kurahson and Special Assistant, Media & Strategy to the DG NIMASA, Ubong Essien during a working visit by the NIMASA DG to the Naval Dockyard Limited in Victoria Island, Lagos

Rear Admiral Kohath Levi while receiving the NIMASA DG and his team, assured that the Nigerian Navy would continue to support the Agency, bearing in mind that safeguarding the Nigerian territorial waters is a collective responsibility of all critical stakeholders.

When finalized, the floating dockyard is expected to bridge the dry docking facilities gap in the Nigerian maritime industry as well as raise additional revenue for the government.

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The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) had described the Floating Dockyard as a profitable investment by Government.

According to a statement by the assistant director of Public Relations, NIMASA, Osagie Edward, the Federal Government had given approval for the Transportation Ministry to deploy the asset on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis and NIMASA is working in conjunction with the Nigerian Ports Authority to utilize facilities at the Continental Shipyard in Apapa.

Naval Dockyard
The DG NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh (Middle) during an inspection of NIMASA’s Modular Floating Dockyard currently at the the Naval Dockyard Limited in Victoria Island, Lagos.
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