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2018 EAST ATLANTIC HYDROGRAPHIC COMMISSION SEMINAR/CONFERENCE
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The Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office, welcomes you to the 15th Eastern Atlantic Hydrographic Commission Conference and Seminar in Lagos, Nigeria. The Seminar and the conference meeting venue is Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel which is located Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos-Nigeria.

LOGISTICS INFORMATION

LIST OF CONTACTS

Ser Name Designation Phone Numbers Email Address
(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
1. Cdre CE Okafor Hydrographer of the
Navy/Chief Host
+234 8036904768
+234 8032677567
info@nnho.ng
emyokafor@yahoo.com
2. Captain SD Atakpa Chairman LOC +2348178826716
+234 7066446922
sundanata@yahoo.com
3. Cdr AB Mahmud Team Coordinator I + 234 8033403514 abm2000ng@yahoo.com
4. Cdr MA Fana Team Coordinator II +234 803 3395 207 mahmudfana@nnho.ng
5. LS Lasisi LOC Secretariat +234 8125638770 degrante007@gmail.com
6. Captain Henri Dolou Seminar (+33) 686151482 henri.dolou@shom.frtd>
7. Cdr Vincent Lamarre Seminar and EAtHC
CB Coordinator
(+33) 646311237 vincent.lamarre@shom.fr

CDR AB Mahmud is the main POC in NNHO for both events.

LIST OF HOTELS

Participants from the EAtHC region who are successful in being funded under the 2018 IHO CBWP are not required to make any hotel reservations. This, together with their travel arrangements, will be done directly by the CB Coordinator and EAtHC Secretariat. Other delegates are requested to make their own hotel reservation.

Ser Hotel Name Price/Night in
Naira
Available
Facilities
Booking
Link/Website
Standard Superior
1. Radisson Blu Anchorange Hotel.
**** This is the venue for the seminar and the conference. The Hotel is located at Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos.
N55,000 ($152) N72000 ($200) .Free complimentary Breakfast Buffet
.2 Bottle water daily+English Tea
.All charges inclusive.
.Free access to gym+swimming pool.
.Free Wi-Fi.
RadissonBluAnchorageHotel
. Pass code:EATHC
2. Best Western Hotel **** 1228B Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island Lagos. The hotel is about 1.4 km from Radisson Blu Hotel. Deluxe Business .Free complimentary Breakfast Buffet
. Free acess to gym and swimming pool
.Free Wi-Fi
.All charges inclusive
Best Western Hotel
Participants booking through the website should indicate 15th EAtHC Seminar or Conference against their names when booking.
N28000
($72)
N28000
($72)

Note: Hotels room rates are based on conference and seminar discounted rates and the current exchange rate for dollar fluctuates between 1$= (N360-362). Also, note that hotel rates do not include transportation.

TRANSPORTATION

The NNHO will provide a bus and a security escort vehicle to convey participants from the airport to their respective destination on the 14, 15 and 16 October 2018. Depending on the arrival times of individual flights, the vehicles will be available in the morning and evening. Confirmation that you will be welcome at the airport by NNHO staff at your arrival will be sent to every participant by 30 September.

Similarly, for participants departing on the 17 - 20 October 2018, vehicles and security escort will be made available to convey them to the airport. Furthermore, transport will also be arranged to convey participants lodging in Best Western Hotel to and from Radisson Blu daily.

The NNHO will also try to facilitate as much as possible custom and immigration procedures, at your arrival and departure (confirmed by NNHO).

To facilitate these arrangements by the host country, make sure that your travel details are provided in due course to NNHO (see Annex B by clicking on the download option at the foot of this page).

HEALTH GUIDELINES

Participants must be aware of the health guidelines for travelling to Nigeria and take their own precautions (vaccinations, travel and health insurance, personal medical prescriptions if appropriate …).

TEA BREAK AND LUNCH

Tea break and lunch will be provided during the seminar and the conference. Individuals are to be responsible for their dinner and other sundry expenses.

VISA SUPPORT

Participants from ECOWAS region do not require visa to visit Nigeria. Visa on arrival is also available to certain categories of people and countries. Please check eligibility and procedure for obtaining visa on arrival at (www.immigration.gov.ng) . Other, participants that may require letter of invitation should indicate in the registration form and forward the bio- -data pages of their international passport and the Nigerian embassy address in the country where the visa application is to be submitted. Participants in this category should please endeavour to send their details not later than June 2018.

WEATHER FORECAST IN OCTOBER

Lagos weather in October is good with an average temperature ranging from 16-22◦C with about 8 hrs of sunshine. However, there is also possibility of light shower during that period, as rains are unpredictable in Lagos. Please visit (www.nimet.gov.ng) for daily weather forecast for Nigeria.

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

In Nigeria the power sockets are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V. Also; 220-240V may be used. The standard frequency is 50 Hz. You may require an adapter in some instances.

PLACES OF INTEREST

There are few recreational places in Lagos you may want to visit. Some of these places include: Takwa Bay, The Palms shopping mall, Queens Park, Banana Island, Lekki conservative society, Eko Atlantic city, Fahrenheit and Rhapsody among others. Participants that wish to visit some of these of places would be guided accordingly.

REGISTRATION

All participants to the conference and/or the seminar must please complete the information requested in this form, and forward it to the Nigerian Navy Hydrographic Office (info@nnho.ng) (copy: j.sanchezdelamadrid@mde.es) not later than 20 June 2018.