Nigeria looks to benefit from seabed mining

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Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA)

MARINELOG | 10 Aug 2017

“By working with the International Seabed Authority (ISBA), Nigeria is set to benefit from deep sea mining, said Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), speaking at the opening ceremony of the 23rd Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISBA) held in Kingston, Jamaica.

Dr. Peterside who led the Nigerian Delegation to the event commended ISBA on its role in the optimal utilization of seabed resources.

Dr. Peterside said the Nigerian Federal Government is currently developing policies that will aid the harnessing of seabed resources and will be working closely with the ISBA.”

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