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Shipping Agency Manager


I seek to be identified with a dynamic organization where potentials abound for personal initiative, drive and development of professional skills.


Working Experience

{A} Shipping Manager

Red Transport Nigeria Limited

14A Olushola Agbaje Street

Lekki Pennisula Phase 1,

Lagos, Nigeria

June 2008 till date

Responsibilities Teams Leader shipping operations

Ensure all shipping documentation are prepared

Ensure all customs documentation relative to vessel and

cargo clearance are in place

Ensure good communication with all parties

Make proper plan for operations

Interface between external Authorities And management

Ensure operation not affected negatively due to shipping

administrative issue

Maintain financial report for NPA and NIMASA accounts

Prepare report on operations for management

Prepare vessel and cargo file for invoicing

Deal with all Authorities on operational matter

Maintain good relationship with customers and Authorities

Ensure good relationship with suppliers

Ensure an efficient service is supplied to clients

Ensure proper execution of all shipping project

Assure compliance with company operational policy

Ensure effective control of operational cost

Accomplish other tasks as assigned by management

{B} Agency Manager

Star view (Shipping) Nigeria Limited

Suits 11 Amsement Park

34, Randle Road, Apapa,

Lagos, Nigeria

March 2007- June 2008

Responsibilities Develop and implement business strategies to achieve financial goals

Lead operation team and ensure service rendered to quality specification of clients

Ensure overall operation is done efficiently in accordance to business plan and objectives.

Ensure smooth operations by relating with charterers and ship owners as the case may be including involved government agencies.

Manage operations that includes sea & air freight, haulage.

{C} Operations Manager

Hull Blyth Nigeria

34, Wharf Road, Apapa

Lagos, Nigeria.

February 2004 - January 2007

Responsibilities Lead the group operation team to ensure activities done

according to company policy.

Manage day to day operation of vessels cargo operation

Maintain good relationship with jetty operators and all other

agencies on vessel and cargo operational issues

Liaising with local and overseas customers to maintain ship s


Ensure customers are advised of their cargo position before

arrival of vessel

Maintain communication with charterers or ship owners on

Vessel schedule and cargo operation

Manage all documentation processes to ensure smooth berthing

Cargo operation and sailing of the vessel

Manage cargo equipment tracking to ensure smooth delivery

and return of equipment for maximum utilization

{D} West Africa Operations Controller

Kien Hung Line under Elder Dempster Nigeria

34, Wharf Road, Apapa, Lagos.

May 2002 - 2004.

Responsibilities: Plan the shipping schedules for West Africa Ports

Coordinate the marine operation program and all marine related

issues within West Africa.

Monitor the vessels according to the schedules and ensure that

The objectives set by the management are achieved.

Provide advice for any major decisions regarding planning

And implementation of marine operations

Prepare the marine operation budget annually and present to

the director operation.

Maintain industry standards, practices and methodologies as

Well as regulatory marine requirements

Prepare the ship load and discharge stowage plan

Ensure that the load and discharge of activities run smoothly

and follow the right procedures drawn up by the management

Develop strategies to improve operation performance

Coordinate daily reports on progress of vessels and latest

activities at the jetties and on offshore operation

Manage jetties and other relevant Authorities protocol

Ensure QHSE and risk management is attaind at the highest level

Liaise with the agency to analyse statement of fact [SOF]

Manage commercial functions of vessels traffic and operation

{E} Operations Officer

Elder Dempster Nigeria

34, Wharf Road, Apapa

Lagos, Nigeria.

February 2000-2002

Responsibilities Handling documentation with customs and all other Agencies before and after call of a vessel.

Attending to jetty and other Authorities issues to ensure smooth

cargo operation of the vessel

Report daily jetty activities to the marine operations manager

Supervising vessel cargo operation and ensure actions according

to made plan,

Assist in preparing vessel stowage plan

Assist in cargo equipment tracking and ensure equipment

Returned as at when due for maximum utilization

{F} Cargo Survey Supervisor

Marine Mutual Services Nig. Ltd

2, Creek Road, Apapa,

Lagos, Nigeria

June 1996-2000

Responsibilities Representing Charterers or Owners as the case may be during cargo discharge or load operation checking Q&Q of the cargo

{G} Operations Assistant

CMBT Nigeria Limited

5, Creek Road, Apapa,

Lagos, Nigeria

April 1990-1996

Responsibilities Documentation with Customs and other Authorities pre and post

Call of a vessel

Relating with all Authorities on vessel and cargo operational


Supervising vessel cargo operation and ensure activities carried

out according to stowage plan.

Report daily vessel and jetty activities to the marine operations


Cargo equipment tracking

{H} Operations Clerk

Umarco Nig. Plc

5 Creek Road, Apapa

Lagos, Nigeria

March 1987-1990

Responsibilities Ship onboard bay recording clerk.

Monitoring on board stevedores cargo handling operation.

Recording any damage to cargo or equipment during cargo discharge and load operation

Preparing bill of lading, telex release for cargo laoded and delivery.

Attending/witnessing container stuffing/unstuffing operation


Education American Academy for Project Management [2010]

Masters Project Management

Project Management College United Kingdom [2009]

Executive Masters Certificate in Project Management

Federal University of Technology Owerri {2001}

Post Graduate Diploma in Shipping, Exporting & Petroleum Management

Comptech Creative Systems Lagos {2001}

Diploma Computer Application/Operation

Nigerian Institute of Shipping Lagos {2000}

Professional Graduate/Membership Certificate

Federal College of Education {Technical} Yaba, Lagos {1996}

Advanced Certificate in Shipping Management

School of Engineering and Technology Management London {1995}

Advanced Diploma in Export and Shipping Management

Ede Grammar School Umunede Delta State Nigeria {1996}

School Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level


Professional Institutes Fellow American Academy for Project Managers


Member Chartered Institute of Shipping Nigeria

Member Chartered Institute of Shipping Nigeria

Member Nigerian Institute of Shipping

Member Institute of Transport Administration

Member Chartered Institute of Administration


Special Skill /Training Cargo handling and stowage planning course in Durban South Africa.

Sponsored by Kien-Hung/Hamburg-Sued Line


Conference/Seminar The Nigerian Institute of Shipping

Theme: Managing Seaport Security and Safety Operations in the port

Reform era:

Theme: Challenges & Prospects {November 2008}

The Nigerian Institute of Shipping

Theme: Effective Logistics and Supply Chains

{September 2005}

The Nigerian Institute of Shipping

Theme: Container Operational Logistics and Terminal Management.

{May 2005}

Universal Shipping and Aviation Development Center

Theme: Career Advancement & Development in Shipping & Aviation Challenges and prospects {March 2005}

The Nigerian of Shipping

Theme: Shipping Friendly Environment {2002}

Nigerian Ports Authority national summit on corruption {2001}

Nigerian Institute of Shipping/Nigerian Shipper’s Council

Theme: Towards a competitive and substainable shipper

friendly shipping environment {August 2000}

National Maritime Conference {April 1996}

Awards Certificate of achievement [2010]

Institute of Leadership and Management United Kingdom

Contribution to the development of service boat operation [2009]

Lagos Ports Complex – Nigeria Ports Authority

Ikorodu, Lagos,
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