Joemarine Institute can prepare you for a challenging career in navigation, engineer or electro- expertise in the ratings and officer cadre

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A brief history 

Joemarine Institute of Nautical Studies and Research is an indigenous Nigeria firm registered in Nigeria with the corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), the institute was founded by Capt (Dr) Joel Opuro Epidei, he was a master mariner with over thirty years’ experience in the maritime industry, he grew from being a steward , quartermaster, river master, mate and finally master, his years of experience has earned him several positions during his years as a mariner and includes the tittle of a port captain, HSE Superintended and a marine consultant

The institute also conducts other short course trainings which are in line with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which meets the Standard of Training Certification and Watch keeping (STCW) conventions and Seafarers Training Certification and Watch keeping (STCW) Code as amended.

All our courses are tailored to meet the STCW Code and conventions as amended and model to the IMO current course model. 

Mission Statement 

To train, educate, develop effective and competent man - power for the maritime / oil and gas Industry.

Vision Statement

To take the lead in excellent service delivery in Nigeria 

Quality Policy

It is the policy of Joemarine to Training of relevant safety courses/ STCW (manila convention 2010) Mandatory Courses  at all times to meet the requirements of NIS ISO 9001:2008 and all relevant legal requirements / agreed clients requirements at a cost effective manner. 

It is recognized by Joemarine that a strong total Quality Management Programme will impact favorably on all aspects of the Institute activities therefore: Joemarine has determined, developed and maintained a Quality Management System that conforms to the requirements of NIS ISO 9001:2008. 

Joemarine Top Management has the basic responsibility over the Quality Management System and is committed to continually improve its effectiveness.

This Quality Policy is communicated, understood and implemented throughout the company and is periodically reviewed for continuous suitability.


  • To admit and train technical manpower for the maritime industry
  • To train competent manpower such as marine ratings and officers, marine engineers, master mariners, chief engineers and other personnel required to be on board a marine vessel/craft.


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  • Mandatory Courses
  • Navigation & Radar
  • Marchant Navy Certification
  • Radio Communication
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Warri Office

39th Street Plot 10, DDPA Housing Estate Airport Rd, Effurun - Delta State, Nigeria.

Portharcourt Office

180, Old Refinary Rd Elenlenwo, Portharcourt- River State, Nigeria