The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has assured cadets of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) that the Agency has concluded arrangements to provide them with the necessary sea time experience that will lead to the issuance of Certificates of Competency. crewing-manning Dr. Peterside who said this while receiving 100 cadets of the scheme upon graduation from the University of Perpetual Help, Philippines also congratulated them for successfully concluding their studies and returning home without any cases of misconduct.  The DG who commended the graduates for being good ambassadors of Nigeria assured them that modalities have been put in place to ensure that they get the necessary sea time experience that will make them complete seafarers.  “I must commend you all for being good ambassadors of Nigeria by not involving yourselves in any untoward act while in the Philippines. As a responsible Agency, we will complete what we started by making sure that you all get the required Sea-time that will make you professionals in your chosen career” the DG said.  Dr. Peterside noted the cadets are now part of a unique profession responsible for keeping the wheels of global commerce rolling and further restated the Agency’s commitment to grow human and infrastructural capacity for the growth and development of the Nigerian maritime industry.  A total of 100 cadets who graduated with degrees in Maritime Transport, Marine Engineering and Navigational Technology respectively from the University of Perpetual Help, Philippines returned to the country on Monday, June 13, 2016.     Got a news/article /information for us? Email @employmentshow  on twitter


  1. Mfoncelebrity

    Please Mrs Ronke I was inspired by your speech today in our school,maritime Academy of Nigeria. Please pertending to what you said about life after the Academy. I have issues which I would love to share with you so please I needed your email address so that I can Chanel it to you direct for advice.

  2. Elume Erhekpaine Ofejiro

    Good morning Sir/Ma ,
    Am a cadet of maritime academy oron Nigeria, am from the department of marine engineering ND 1 . Am to go out for my 4 months siwes and am confuse on this aspect which is having your sea time experience onboard and you having it on a dockyard.
    Secondly I in person have been searching for companies but I have not seen any that would allow me send my application .
    I would be grateful if I can be given link or access to some companies where i would learn practically on my feed because I think I need to have a practical knowledge on what my feed us all about.
    Thank you for I will be grateful to havea feedback form you .
    From :
    Cdt ELUME . E .O

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