Engineering broadly refers to the engineering of boats, Ships, oil rigs and any
other marine vessel or structure.
Marine Engineering is the discipline of applying Engineering sciences, mostly
mechanical and electrical Engineering to the development, design, operation and
maintenance of watercraft propulsion plants, machinery, piping, automation and
control systems etc. for marine vehicles of any kind like surface ships,
Marine Engineering department was conceived in 2004 by the past
rector of the college Mr. Olubunmi Owoso; this was during the former president
Olusegun Obasanjos administration when the CABOTAGE Act was passed into law to
develop local content in the maritime industry in Nigeria.
vision is to build a world standard maritime school, which will have
departments like Marine Engineering department, Nautical science Department and
also run professional certificate courses in accordance with the international
maritime organization standards as domesticated in Nigeria.
first phase of the Maritime school started in October, 2012 when the
administration of Dr,(Mrs.) M.K. Ladipo got the national Board for Technical
Education (NBTE) to inspect facilities and resources available in the College
for the programme. At the conclusion of the inspection by the NBTE approval was
given to commence the programme in the 2012/13 academic session. The programme has since commenced.
and practical courses are taught in the department, students are taught courses
on running and maintenance of marine engines and auxiliary machineries on board
the ship, they are also taught courses on shipboard operations among the
general courses offered in the polytechnic system.
the entire phase of the maritime school is completed, we will be able to train
students in nautical science and run mandatory courses (STCW95) and the advance
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION.
(5) credits, English, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry are compulsory and one
(1) other subject.
PROSPECT FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT ON THE COURSE OF STUDY
and Refrigeration Manufacturing & Repair companies
Distilling Plant Companies
and Gas Industries
Education / Institution & Maritime Administration Authority
Engr. Ebifemi, A. S.