Maritime seminar for Judges holds today

The 15th edition of International Maritime Seminar for Judges is holding today in Abuja.

The three-day event is being organised by the Nigerian Shippers Council, in collaboration with the National Judicial Institute (NJI).

Former Interim Head of State Chief Ernest Shonekan is expected to chair the occasion.

The NSC Director, Special Duties, Mr Ignatius Nweke,  said the three-day seminar was aimed at bringing judges, lawyers, practitioners and other stakeholders together to enrich their knowledge on maritime laws.

According to the former image maker of the agency, the seminar also aims at equipping stakeholders in the sector with the challenges of interpreting and applying international maritime laws in settlement of shipping related to disputes.

“The three-day seminar slated to hold between July 3 and July 5 is expected to consider some salient topics,’’ he said.

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