By Mitchell Uzorka
NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML), has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria to Declare Nigeria a Maritime Nation in other to attract both Local and Foreign investors to Nigeria Maritime Sector.
Abdulkadir Ahmed, managing director of NSML, who was the keynote speaker, said the company has been partnering with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), to train and offer sea-time opportunities to Nigerian cadets that graduated on the platform of Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP).
He also said, over 107 Nigerians have successfully completed their training under the Maritime Centre of Excellence (MCoE) while 44 of them have received permanent employment.
He noted that this was made possible by the proactive nature of the NSML Terminal management team.