ABOUT THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF SHIPPING
The Nigerian Institute of Shipping is a professional body certificate of incorporation and registered number 3953.
As a matter of fact, it emergence as the first indigenous professional body having been established on 20th October, 1983, following major shipping conference held in Lagos and Port Harcourt in 1981 and 1982 respectively by the Nigerian Shippers Council. As a matter of fact, its emergence was a direct answer to the call by shipping technocrats, manufacturers, importers and exporters, bankers, insurance houses, academic and researchers etc. for an organized professional body to promote and regulate the shipping industry.
On the 2nd July 1986, The then Minister of Internal Affairs, Col. John .N. Shagaya, endorsed the Certificate of Incorporation with registration No. 3953, thereby formalizing the existence of the first Nigerian Professional body on shipping known as “THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF SHIPPING”. On the 26th July, 2002 the Charter of the Institute was gazette by act of Parliament via Government Notice No. 10 Vol. 89 to train and regulate shipping professions and related matters in Nigeria.
How do I become a member of the Nigerian institute of shipping?
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You will need to pass the Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE).
Candidate with a similar qualification with years of experience in the maritime industry will need to apply for exemption.
|If you are a member of other institute related in shipping and is recognized by the Nigerian institute of shipping, as well as a member by examination, we will exempt you on subject basis.|
|Chartered status is conferred on fellows who may describe themselves as chartered shipping practitioners.|
Fundamentally, the main objective of the Institute is to stimulate and facilitate international business cooperation at all levels and in all aspects of maritime industry.