Nigerian Man Finishes From Maritime School in UK, Becomes Marine Chief Engineer

Nigerian Man Finishes From Maritime School in UK, Becomes Marine Chief Engineer

  • A young man, Etteobong Ebu, has received the highest certification in his career as he became a maritime chief engineer
  • Etteobong said that the journey that led him to the present feat started in 2007 when he enrolled for his diploma
  • Over a decade, the man has been able to get a degree, masters, and other certifications in the maritime industry

A Nigerian man, Etteobong Ebu, has taken to LinkedIn to narrate how he became a certified marine chief engineer.

After getting a certificate from the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency in UK, he said that his seafaring journey started in 2007. Two years after, he graduated with a diploma from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria.

He started in 2007.
Many people celebrated with him. Photo source: LinkedIn/Etteobong Ebu
Source: UGC

The efforts he invested

He proceed and in 2016 bagged a degree in marine engineering and management from Solent University. Four years after that feat, he got a master’s degree and a license.

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Etteobong thanked God for the grace he has enjoyed so far. He said that he now has the chief engineer class 1 license.

Looking to work with a company

The Nigerian man, therefore, said with his dry-docking and energy efficiency operations experience, he is looking forward to working with a company he can add value to.

As at the time of writing this report, his post has generated massive reactions from people online. Below are some of them:

Oyoh Nnaemeka Raymond said:

"Congrats and good luck."

Eng Ken-Fui William said:

"Congratulations from EKF Group, Malaysia."

Victor Chiana said:

"Congratulations Sir Etteobong for your outstanding achievement!"

Paul Jackson said:

"Congratulations! Very well deserved. I wish you all the best for the future."

Bright Amajuoyi said:

"Congratulations bro. Your dedication and exemplary work ethic has brought you to this level of achievement. More success awaits....."

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Okuta temitope Emmanuel said:

"Congratulations bro...May the Lord continue to be your guide and perfect everything that concerns you in Jesus Name."

Nigerian man repaired ship

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a young Nigerian man, Gafar Olatunde, took to LinkedIn to narrate how his life progressed from someone who was trying to build electric gadgets with capacitors to a certified officer working on a ship.

Starting out, he used to combine resistors and transistors to make circuits. He was at a time able to construct a 500va inverter.

Olatunde said his switch into the maritime industry started when a friend referred him to his boss who is a superintendent.


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