Council (PCC) says building human capacity is critical in addressing the
problems facing the development of Nigeria’s maritime sector.
that investors would be encouraged to establish businesses in the various
sub-sectors of the maritime industry with the available manpower.
addition to the transfer of skills.
an investor will come here and say, `I have local skilled manpower to work in
my shipyard if I install a shipyard here’’.
skilled in that area to work there.
crafts; not only the big mega carriers or VLCC carrier or container
vessels or RORO vessels.
ferry our petroleum products; 10,000 dead weight vessels.
pilot boats in Nigeria; and that will employ not less than 3,000 to 4,000
people, and the transfer of skills will also be an addition in that
Nigeria,’’ Folarin said.
plan of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and consider the development of
Greenfields, new ports and increasing capacity of existing ports.
infrastructure within the port complexes would attract the right expertise in
creating a maritime city where ships could come to perform various operations.