Nigeria’s Maritime Ceo’s Discusse Satellite Communication For Shipping At IMO
Fred Omotara, Lagos
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh on Wednesday, while at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) held discussions with the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Moghalu on satellite communication for shipping.
The discussion which bothered on the Convention on International Maritime Satellite Organisation (IMSO) saw the two Chief Executives joined in the discussion by Nigeria’s Alternate-Permanent Representative to the IMO, Abdulmumuni Dirisu.
In a post on social media, the NIMASA DG stated that, “At the IMO Headquarters in London, with Dr George Moghalu, MD of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) as well as Mr Abdulmumuni Dirisu, the Alternate Permanent Representative to the IMO, discussing The Convention on the International Maritime Satellite Organization (IMSO) to establish and oversee satellite communication for shipping.
“The Inter-governmental body provides the backbone for maritime distress communication services, especially those used in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).”