NLNG achieves 83 percent of its Nigerianisation target
HomeNewsNLNG achieves 83 percent of its Nigerianisation target
The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company, NLNG has said that it has
completed about 83 percent of its Nigerianisation process with a view to
meeting the 100 percent target by 2022.
In a statement, a subsidiary of the company, NLNG Ship Management Limited,
NSML, currently has 661 competent and professional seafarers made up of 297
officers, 329 ratings and 35 shore based personnel.
Speaking to newsmen last week in Lagos, Mrs. Eyono Fatayi-Williams, the
communication and external relations manager, said besides the number of
Nigerian seafarers in the employment of the company, it has also contributed
quite substantially to the growth and development of the Maritime Academy of
Nigeria, Oron, in Akwa-Ibom State.
Fatayi-Williams also said that the NLGN needed the Academy to achieve its
Nigerianisation objective adding that the company will continue to partner the
academy so as to boost the quality of cadets it churns out.
Confirming the company’s collaboration with the NLNG, Chairman of the
Governing Council of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Prince Demola Seriki,
said that there have been talks between both institutions over a number of
issues with regards to the development of the academy.
Seriki said the issue of a training vessel, among others, was on the front
burner for discussion adding that as soon as the deliberations were ended, it
will be made public.