The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said it is targeting N1 billion monthly income from its floating dock.
The Director-General, Dr Bashir Jamoh, made this known on Thursday while presenting his achievements in his first 100 days in office.
He said NIMASA is also expecting huge influx of employment opportunities from the utilisation of the floating dock.
“Apart from the N1 billion monthly the floating dock will generate, we are expecting up to 350 staff engagement and these are the main workers.
“We have five segments comprising cadets in electrical, mechanical and each segment will provide employment for 75 persons.
“Additionally, the floating dock will be used for the sea time. For those who have the expertise in electrical and mechanical; they will be placed there to have their own time,” he said and noted that the agency would be signing a Memoradum of Understanding with all operators of oil and gas, to take their ship to the floating dock and would also be engaging with managing partner, to help manage the dock.