Governance issues remain a huge challenge within the Nigerian Ports sector, with concerns on the part of insurers and shippers about delays in getting their goods moved through the ports or along the coast leading to the perception of greater risk.
This seminar is aimed at showcasing the opportunities and challenges in the Nigerian maritime sector and will highlight the developments and new regulations put in place to address the problems militating against the industry’s efficiency .
Presenting at this session are:
- Mr Supo Shasore SAN (partner Ajumogobia & Okeke and former Attorney General, Lagos State). His session will cover the business environment. He will provide an outline the legal framework, highlight new rules, emphasize the availability of arbitration and challenge negative perceptions around doing business within the industry.
- Mallam Habib Abdullahi, MD Nigeria Ports Authority. He will give an overview of the operational and administrative environment in the various ports in the country (security, services, logistics, finance etc) and highlight the pipeline of investment opportunities in new ports.
- Mr. Haresh Aswani, MD Lekki Port. He will highlight the vast opportunities for investment in this public private partnership (PPP) project. Construction of the port commences this year, once completed it will be the largest seaport in Nigeria.
There will also be an opportunity to meet and interact with terminal operators and concessionaires in the Nigerian maritime sector.
To register your interest please contact: Ufuoma.Odiete@fco.gov.uk