Global Maritime Academy (GMA) Nigeria: Admissions Open For Short Courses, 2024/2025 Academic Year

Global Maritime Academy (GMA) Nigeria has opened its doors to suitably qualified candidates for admission into its Short Courses for the 2024/2025 academic year.

These courses are intended for individuals, corporate organizations, shipping companies, maritime administrators, government agencies, undergraduates, graduates, manufacturers, bankers, businessmen, and others who have a keen interest in the maritime industry.

Available Short Courses

GMA offers an array of short courses, including:

  • Shipping Practice
  • Fundamentals of Maritime Trade and Transport
  • Port Management
  • Ship Agent
  • Ship Sales and Purchase
  • Business and Maritime Law
  • Marine Environmental Management
  • Chartering (Understanding Contracts in Shipping)
  • Freight Forwarding and Documentation Management
  • Maritime Safety and Security
  • Harbour Master
  • Ship Management
  • Fundamentals of Shipping
  • Port Operations Management
  • Crew Management
  • Marine Claims
  • Shipping Business Environment and International Trade
  • Freight Forwarding and Documentation Management
  • Maritime Business Management
  • Marine Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Marine Investigation
  • Ship Superintendency

Each course lasts between 3 to 5 days, depending on the course content.

Target Audience

These short courses are designed for managers, chief executives in the shipping and maritime industry, maritime administrators, customs officers, port operators, staff of port authority, naval officers, individuals, staff of corporate organizations, shipping companies, government agencies, undergraduates, graduates, manufacturers, bankers, and businessmen.

Schedule and Venue

The courses will take place from the last Monday through Friday of each month. The venue for these programmes will be the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Conference Centre in Effurun, Delta State, Nigeria.

Course Fees

Interested candidates are required to register with a fee of =N= 5,000.00 (Five Thousand Naira). 

The course fee, which includes course materials/CD and lunch, is =N= 35,000.00 (Thirty-Five Thousand Naira).


GMA Nigeria offers these short courses as part of its commitment to providing high-quality maritime education and training.

This is a unique opportunity presented to those interested in broadening their knowledge and skills in the maritime industry.

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