MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Liberia Maritime Commissioner, Eugene Nagbe, is rallying countries’ support to Liberia’s candidature for re-election to a seat to Category-A on the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Council, during the 33rd Assembly Session in December, this year.
Speaking on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at the IMO Delegate Lounge in London, the United Kingdom, Commissioner Nagbe appealed to member states for Liberia’s seat on the Council.
He maintained that Liberia has played a major and important role within the global maritime transport arena, as the World’s second-largest Open Registry and the second-largest contributor to the IMO’S Annual Budget.
Commissioner Nagbe Said:” For many decades, Liberia has contributed immensely towards the growth and development of the IMO, by active participation and contribution to its work through its secretariat.
The Maritime Boss added as a major Port State and Coastal state in the Gulf of Guinea, Liberia has also made great contributions by serving as a bastion in the fight against piracy and other maritime crimes.