Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency says it will be showcasing the potential of the country’s maritime sector at the Norway Shipping Week scheduled to hold later in the year.
Director-General of the agency, Dakuku Peterside, made this known when the Norwegian Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Ronny Berg, and the Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria Jens-Peter Kjemprud, paid a courtesy visit to the NIMASA headquarters in Lagos.
Peterside,says Nigeria has a rich maritime heritage, said that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, will lead a delegation from Nigeria to grace the event and meet relevant maritime party leaders in Norway.
Norwegian Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Ronny Berg says nigeria is Norway’s biggest trade partner on the continent of Africa, hence the need to strengthen the ties through cooperation and collaboration.
Berg says Norwegians have interest in investing in Nigeria maritime sector, and are willing to support NIMASA in delivering a safe maritime economy.