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Merchant Seafarers Reject Newly Signed Agreement on Wages

Merchant Seafarers Reject Newly Signed Agreement on Wages

…Says ‘We were Not Carried Along’ Barely one month after the National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) signed a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) to review the wages and welfare of seafarers in the country, the…

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Nigeria Finally Signs Agreement  to Increase Seafarers Wages

Nigeria Finally Signs Agreement to Increase Seafarers Wages

After spending eight years going back and forth and delaying on the signing, the National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) yesterday signed the much awaited conditions of service andCollective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for Nigerian seafarers.The signing ceremony…

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How Manning Agents Allegedly Rob Nigerian Seafarers of Pension Benefits

How Manning Agents Allegedly Rob Nigerian Seafarers of Pension Benefits

Fresh indications have emerged that Nigerian seafarers were being swindled out of their pension allowance running into millions of Naira by manning agents who are the middle men between the seafarers and their employer; the…

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Gender Equality in Shipping: Nigeria is 30yrs Behind Ghana—-Master Mariners

Gender Equality in Shipping: Nigeria is 30yrs Behind Ghana—-Master Mariners

President of Nigerian Association of Master Mariners, Capt Tajudeen Alao

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