PICTURES OF THE DAY:
NMNOWTSSA,MWUN ANNUAL SEAFARERS DAY COLLOQUIUM GATHERS MOMENTUM IN LAGOS
Ahead of the World Seafarers Day celebration which is billed for June 25 , the 3rd edition of the Annual Seafarers Day Colloquium put together by the Nigeria Merchant Navy Officers and Water Transport Senior Staff Association (NMNOWTSSA) and the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) successfully held today, Friday 23, June 2023 in Lagos.
The 3rd edition of the Seafarers’ Colloquium recorded large turn out of stakeholders, which include maritime regulatory agencies, employers of labour, master mariners, manning agents, union experts , maritime lawyers, lecturers and students from various maritime institutions.
The theme of the third edition, has ” Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA): A verifiable platform for harmonious industrial relationship and growth.
Highpoints of the event was three paper presentation by maritime lawyer , Barrister Osuala Emmanuel Nwagbara, Chief Marine Engineer and former President of NMNOWTSSA, Comrade Kuzi Onyibe and Prof.Abiodun Sule , the Executive Director, Nigeria Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research who was represented by Captain Fola Ojutalayo a lecture and member of the NMNOWTSSA.
In attendance were the Deputy President Generals, MWUN, Comrade Harry Leonard Tonye and Comrade Francis Bunu respectively.
Others include : Another former President of NMNOWTSSA, Captain Ben Gold , Mr. John Kayode Peters, Assistant Director Maritime Labour Services Dept , NIMASA , representative of Oceandeep Services Limited, Madam Favour Kalu, Chaplain, Mission to Seafarers’, Reverend Francis Aduroja and Aina Akinola, National Seafarers’ Welfare Board of Nigeria etc.