January 29, 2023

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NIMASA engages indigenous shipowners over CVFF disbursement

NIMASA DG meets indigenous shipowners over CVFF disbursement

The management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has met with the Nigerian Indigenous Shipowners Association (NISA) Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) Steering Committee as the Federal government plans disbursement of the CVFF.

The NISA CVFF Committee was led by its Chairman Dr. Edward Sohwo to the meeting held recently in Lagos.

According to a statement by Head of Public Relations Unit, NIMASA, Osagie Edward, the consultation and engagement with the shipowners is to ensure effective communication to attain seamless disbursement of the CVFF as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

NIMASA Director General, Dr. Bashir Jamoh reassured indigenous shipowners of the commitment of the Agency under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, to implement the Presidential approval for the disbursement of the fund.

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L-R: Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Engr. Victor Ochei; Director General NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh OFR; Chairman, Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund (CVFF) Committee of the Nigerian Indigenous Shipowners Association (NISA), Dr. Edward Sohwo and Executive Director Operations NIMASA, Mr Shehu Ahmed during a visit by the NISA CVFF Steering Committee to the NIMASA headquarters in Lagos.