Federal Government and stakeholders in the maritime industry to adopt a public
private partnership model to address challenges of indigenous shipping
that it was inadvisable for government to solely own a shipping line again, bearing the past experience of mismanagement.
were in the Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, government should not establish
a shipping line.
all that is gone today, which shows that such business cannot be left as
stakeholders in the private sector to develop indigenous shipping, and it is on
this note that the business can be run profitably,” Nwangwu said.
Nigeria are foreign-owned and mostly
manned by Indian nationals, leaving a lot of trained Nigerians without jobs.
owned by foreigners and manned by Indian nationals, so, the locals have no jobs
favour Nigerians in the local shipping operations had not been totally
favourable as the shipyard assignment of technology transfer had not
worked as proposed.
must be indigenously- owned, and the objective of the Nigerian shipyard was to
transfer technology, but today, very few Nigerians work there.