Maritime week solution provider to industry challenges – Official

She added that LIMWEEK provides an invaluable platform for stakeholders, regulators and policy makers to gather together annually, brainstorm and provide solutions.

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Ms Tosan Edodo-Emore, Chairman, Zoe Maritime Resources Ltd., has described the Lagos International Maritime Week (LIMWEEK) as a solution provider to maritime challenges facing Nigeria and Africa in general.

Edodo-Emore said this in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos.

She added that LIMWEEK provides an invaluable platform for stakeholders, regulators and policy makers to gather together annually, brainstorm and provide solutions.

“It is a private sector initiative that has received the support of the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the regular participation of the Nigerian Navy, the Federal Ministry of Transportation and all its parastatals.

“It is an international event which provides an opportunity for Nigeria to cement relationship with trading partners, of which last year, Sune Krogstrp, the Ambassador of Denmark to Nigeria, gave the goodwill message .

“This year, Mrs Emmanuelle Bllatmann, the Ambassador of France to Nigeria, will give the goodwill message,” she said.

Edodo-Emore also the convener of the LIMWEEK, said that the event would act as a stimulant and catalyst in the development of the maritime industry in Africa.

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She said that the the theme of the LIMWEEK 2022 is: “New Technoligies for Greener Shipping in Africa.”

Edodo-Emore said that eminent personalities in the maritime industry drawn locally and internationally would feature in the roundtables on various subjects such as maritime transportation, logistics and port development.

Others are maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea, marine environment, maritime training, education, law& arbitration, women in maritime and others.

She said that the 2022 LIMWEEK would come on Sept. 13 to Sept. 15 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel.