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Nigeria Aligns With IMO Commitment To Address Climate Change Challenges In Shipping Industry

ByHybrid News

Jul 12, 2023

L-R: Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Nigerian Port Authority; Hon. Onari Brown; Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO); Mr. Dirisu Abdulmumini; Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Ambassador Sarafa Tunji Isola and Director, Marine Environment Management, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Heaky Dimowo during IMO MEPC 80, in London.

The recent 80th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) held in London centered around the crucial task of addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships. The session focused on the adoption of the revised IMO GHG Strategy.
L-R: Director, Marine Environment Management, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Heaky Dimowo; Special Adviser Policy to Director General, NIMASA, Mr. Suleiman Abdulsalam; Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Mr. Kitack Lim and Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO); Mr. Dirisu Abdulmumini during IMO MEPC 80, in London.

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Permanent Representative at the International Maritime Organisation, Ambassador Sarafa Tunji Isola, led a delegation of Nigerian representatives in actively participating in the session.
Nigeria’s Alternate Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO); Mr. Dirisu Abdulmumini and the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Mr. Kitack Lim during IMO MEPC 80, in London.

They engaged in discussions concerning various significant matters, such as enhancing the energy efficiency of ships and managing ballast water effectively.

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