For one to start Maritime business in Nigeria whether personal name, group or a company, there are basic registration that must be done before you will operate in Nigerian maritime industry. To start NIMASA registration as a shipping company, NIMASA seafarers registration and Ship registration all in Nigeria. You can use Aziza Nigeria support service to complete your NIMASA and Ship registration as we are a registered business support firm in Nigeria that majored in Oil & Gas Registration Supports and Maritime Industry Business Registration Support services.
NIMASA Procedure and Requirements for Ship Registration
An application for the registration must be made formally in writing to the Registrar at a port of Registry in Nigeria subject to the approval of the Minister. The owner of the ship or agent will submit a formal letter of application attaching the following documents; Read NIMASA Registration Requirements
Some of the NIMASA Registrations
- NIMASA registration for Shipping company Ship registration,
- Flag Registration,
- Declaration of Ownership on Behalf of Body Corporate.
- Application for approval of vessel’s Name,
- Application To Change Vessel’s Name., etc
A shipping company that want to engages in the business of transporting or providing cargoes, ship owning and shipping operations can apply to register a ship if it has duly incorporated in accordance with the Companies and Allied Matters Act with the objectives of doing shipping business or shipping agent. The Corporate Affairs Commission has put the minimum threshold for the registration of Logistic Companies who engage in shipping or who serve as agents to have as a pre-requisite a minimum share capital of N25, 000,000 (TWENTY FIVE MILLION NAIRA). To this extent a company who wishes to carry on shipping activities as part of its businesses must have a minimum share capital of N25, 000,000.
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