President, Nigerian Association of Master Mariners (NAMM) on Monday urged
operators in the maritime industry to train young professionals for continuity.
interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
not be limited to seafarers only but should involve every aspect of the
mariners is just one aspect of so many other things that are happening in the
concerned with how to get more maritime professionals and not only master
should be trained to know what is happening in the maritime sector,’’ the
president, the association has continued to advise the government on what could
be done to train up and coming seafarers who can replace the aging ones.
always ready to discuss with all stakeholders on how best to sustain the need
for training of young persons for succession of mariners.
will continue to talk to government and hope that they listen to our views.
with stakeholders at any forum to proffer solutions to our problems in the
maritime industry,’’ Olopoenia said.
association tried to educate stakeholders in the industry about their roles in
the industry on land and on the sea.