Lagos State Association of Maritime Contractor, Petro-gas Servicing Operators and Water Transporters(MARINES) in collaboration with International Maritime and Petroleum Organisation is aimed to provide the much needed skills required in the industries, both in Nigeria and Overseas. Hence, adopted the tripodal approach to fulfill its mandate of training her cadets to function effectively in these industries:


The training is a Professional marine cadet training and Certification Programme. It is aimed at providing technical and operational skills workforce in maritime, Petro-gas(offshore/Onshore), Water Transport and allied industries. The programme is the greatest link for marine cadet capital development that provides the diverse workforce for both industries.


– To train marine cadets through physical and theorical programs with unique flexible and well experience facilitators.
– To instill professionalism in job performance, and a desire to continually improve maritime skills.
– To provide the deep sea and inland waterways maritime industry with skilled, knowledgeable, and responsible personnel’s.
– To give full and complete effect to the new marine training and assessment requirements of the amended Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW).
– To provide marine cadets with both the theoretical back-ground and practical application of job skills necessary for work on merchant vessels.
– To provide the skills and knowledge base that are an essential foundation for the modern technical skills required in today’s water transportation industry.


– Maritime Administration and Management
– Shipping and port Management
– Petro-gas facility management
– Tank Farm and Depot Facilities Management and Security
– Maritime safety Regulations and Laws
– Tanker Vessel Familiarization
– Personal Survival Swimming
– Navigation : Rules of The Road
– First Aid
– Fire Fighting and Safety Measures
– Risk Assessment / Job Hazard Analysis JHA
– Project Management
– Report Writing Skills
– STCW and ISPS Code
– Leadership Training/Corporate Communication
– Maritime Environmental pollution and General HSE.


– 6 Days (Including Practical and Cadetship Training).

See Photos of Day 2 of the ongoing Marine Cadets Training:


Mr. Fatoye Gabriel Adelaja (L) (one of the facilitators for the training) and some of his team members preparing a slide for the training.


From L-R, Mr Eres Akaweingha ( facilitator on safety analysis), Fleet Marine Marshal General Taiwo Omogbojuri (President/chairman Lagos State Marines), Mrs Ajike Asiri ( Director General Lagos State Marines).


L-R, Prince Ibiang Obeten (facilitator on leadership and discipline), Engineer Ebifemi Ayundele (HOD Marine Engineering Yaba college of Technology) and a guest.


Mr Emmanuel Okorie (PRO 1 Amuwo/Oshodi-Isolo zone) training moderator.


A cross section of the Cadets for the training.


Prince Ibiang Obeten giving his presentation on discipline/leadership.


Commander Preye ( Head of Logistics/operations Lagos state Marine)


One of the Marine Cadets from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.


First Aid exercise, CPR demonstration.

A cross section of Cadets.


A cross section of the training officials and the some of the officers of the Lagos State Marines.


R-L, Mr Okunola Adeyemi ( Chairman Kosofe local government), Mr Kazeem Atobatele ( Chairman Ikorodu local government), and a fellow Chairman.


Fleet Marine Marshal General Taiwo Mogbojuri ( President/Chairman Lagos State Marines) giving his welcome address before the commencement of the day 2 training.


The Fleet Commander having a chat with some his officers.


Distribution of the training materials.


A cross section of some of the Cadets participating in the Personal survival swimming exercise.

The DG, Lagos State Marines, Mrs Ajike Asiri watching the cadets participating in the Personal Survival Swimming exercise.


10am – 11am —————————– First session
11am – 12pm —————————– Second session

12am – 12:30pm —————————– BREAK session12:40pm – 1:40pm —————————– Third session1:45pm – 3:45pm —————————– Last session