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Cabotage Registration

Cabotage registration is the process of entry of vessels into the Special Register for
cabotage vessels and shipowning companies as provided for by S. 22 of the Cabotage Act 2003.
Categories of Cabotage Registration
  1. Completed form for registration in Special Cabotage Register (wholly Nigerian owned)
  2. Copy of certificate of Nigerian registry
  3. Cabotage Affidavit Form
  4. Crew list declaration
  5. Applicable waiver certificate (or evidence of payment of waiver fees)
  6. Evidence of registration of shipping company with NIMASA
  7. Certificate of incorporation
  8. Memorandum and Articles of Association
  9. Certified True Copies of Form CAC O2 (allotment of shares)
  10. Certified True Copies of Form CAC O7 (particulars of directors)
  11. Current Tax Clearance Certificate
  12. Proof of payment of registration fees
  1. Copy of certificate of Nigerian registry
  2. Cabotage Affidavit Form
  3. Crew list declaration
  4. Applicable waiver certificate (or evidence of payment of waiver fees)
  5. Evidence of registration of shipping company with NIMASA
  6. Evidence of suspension from original registry
  7. Evidence of consent of the owner to the transfer of the vessel
  8. Evidence of consent of the original registry to the transfer of the vessel
  9.  Charterparty
  10. Undertaking by the charterer affirming the authenticity of the various information supplied
  11. Certificate of incorporation
  12. Memorandum and Articles of Association
  13. Certified True Copies of Form CAC O2 (allotment of shares)
  14. Certified True Copies of Form CAC O7 (particulars of directors)
  15. Current Tax Clearance Certificate
  16. Proof of payment of registration fees
  17. Statement on freedom from encumbrance or otherwise of bareboat chartered vessel