USCG, Nigeria & ISPS Code

Some Nigerian ports still failing ISPS Code.

Port Security: US Coast Guard arrives for on-the-spot assessment

By Godwin Oritse

OFFICIALS of the United States Coast Guard have arrived Nigeria to assess the nation’s port security  facilities.

Although Vanguard was not on the tour of the facilities by the visiting coast guard officials, sources close to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, being the designated Authority for the implementation of the International  Ship and Port Facility and Security (ISPS) Code, said the visit would be restricted to Lagos Maritime security zone.

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