Ships and Ports National Essay Competition has taken off, the Ships and Ports
Communication Company said on Monday in Lagos.
Coordinator of the annual competition, Mrs Eucharia Udoka, said for the 2015
edition, participants are expected to write on the theme: ‘How to boost
indigenous participation in the shipping sector.’
the public irrespective of age, sex, vocation or residence.
must be typed and double spaced. Entries must not be more than five typed pages
and multiple entries by an individual will be disqualified.
Competition, which started in 2006, was set up to encourage everyday people to spare
some thoughts for the shipping sector and make intellectual contribution to the
sector’s growth and development.
potentials of the nation’s maritime sector and ruminate over its significance
and importance to their means of livelihood and wellbeing,” she said.
on Monday November 23 and would close on Friday December 11 while prizes would
be presented to winners on Thursday December 17, 2015 in Lagos.
out to winners as we have consistently done over the past eight years.
while the rest will go to other winners as will be announced during the prize
presentation ceremony,” she said.