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DUPLICATION OF ROLES IN MARITIME INSTITUTIONS ...Master Mariners Call For Government Intervention.

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Sandra Ukele.

The Nigerian Association of Master Mariners  held its quarterly paper presentation in its secretariat in Lagos recently.

The group of maritime professionals opined that it is unethical for the Federal Government to enact similar laws and enshrine same in the articles of maritime agencies.

It would be noted that similar roles and obligations have been accorded maritime agencies such as the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on the evacuation of shipwrecks in Nigerian waters.

The professional body while speaking to journalists streamlined the need for government to realign existing maritime laws and make them adaptable for maritime institutions to implement.

According to the Chairman Nigerian Ports Consultative Forum Mr. Tunde Folarin:

"The elegance of drafting so many other maritime agencies laws have become conflicting. In the sense that it now  very difficult for agencies to perform particular functions…

DANGOTE, FLOUR MILLS RECONSTRUCT APAPA-IJORA ROAD.

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