Programme

The Programme

"Sustainable use of Africa’s Oceans and Seas"

Wednesday 19th

Arrival and Registration

08:50 – 09:00

Nigerian National Anthem

09:00 – 09:10

Introduction

09:10 – 09:15

Welcome Address by Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside (Director-General / CEO NIMASA)

09:15 – 09:30

Remarks by the Honourable Minister of Transportation of Nigeria – H.E., Rt. Hon C. R. Amaechi

09:30 – 09:40

Goodwill Message by His Excellency Mr. Kitack Lim- Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

09:40 – 09:50

Goodwill message by the African Union

09:50 – 09:55

Declare the Conference Open and unveil the New NIMASA BRAND by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

09:55 – 10:25

Keynote Address: “Maritime Trade Facilitation and Economic Development in Africa” by Managing Director, Maersk Nigeria Limited, David Skov

10:25 – 10:40

Comments and Vote of Thanks by Mr. Sobantu Tilayi – the Acting CEO of SAMSA and the Interim Chairman of Heads of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA)

10:40 – 10:55

GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS

10:55 – 11:05

TEA BREAK

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

11:05 – 11:15

Introduction of the Resource Persons and discussants by the Chairman of the Sessions – Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman

11:15 – 11:55

“Combating the Menace of Piracy & Maritime Crimes In Africa” Presented by Rear Admiral Adeniyi Oshinowo (Nigerian Navy)

Discussants

11:55 – 12:10

Cote D’Ivoire

12:10 – 12:25

Togo

12:25 – 12:40

Somalia

12:40 – 12:55

Ethiopia

12:55 – 13:10

Q & A Session

13:10– 13:50

Role of African Maritime Administration in the institutionalisation of the Africa Day of the Seas and Oceans by William Azuh - IMO Representative

13:50 -14:05

Q & A Session

14:05-15:05

LUNCH BREAK

15:05-15:45

“Training of Cadets and building of human capacities” by Mr. Sobantu Tilayi – Acting CEO of SAMSA

Discussants

15:45-16:00

DR Congo

16:00 – 16:15

Kenya

16:15 – 16:30

Senegal

16:30 – 16:45

Gabon

16:45 - 17:00

Q & A Session

17:00

END OF DAY TWO

19:00 – 22:00

Cocktail/Cultural Night

08:00 – 09:00

Registration / Tea

09:00 – 09:05

Introduction of Resource Persons and Discussants by the Chairman of Session - Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council

09:05 – 09:50

“Regional Initiatives for Sustainable Exploitation of Maritime” Resources by – Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Discussants

09:50-09:55

Mozambique

09:55-10:00

Tanzania

10:00-10:05

Guinea Conakry

10:05-10:10

Namibia

10:10 – 10:55

“Countries Initiative for Effective Implementation of International Maritime Safety Instruments” by CEO of Liberia Maritime Authority

Discussants

10:55-11:00

South Africa

11:00-11:05

Egypt

11:05-11:10

Mauritania

11:10-11:15

Ghana

11:15 – 11:30

TEABREAK

1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM

CLOSING CEREMONY/BUSINESS SESSION

11:30 – 12:05

Presentation of Resolutions of the 2nd AAMA Meeting

12:05 – 12:35

Discussions on Matters Arising from the Resolutions

12:35 – 13:05

Deliberation & Adoption of AAMA Constitution

12:35 – 13:05

Election of AAMA New Executives

13:35 – 14:05

Communiqué of the 3rd AAMA Meeting

Host for the 4th AAMA meeting

14:05 – 14:25

Closing Remarks by Ag. CEO SAMSA

14:25 – 14:30

Vote of Thanks by DG, NIMASA

14:30 – 15:30

LUNCH BREAK

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