Ship Registration

Cancellation Of Registration

Under the Merchant Shipping Act 2007, the Registrar shall cancel the registration of a ship registered in Nigeria at any time the ship:

•    Appears to be registered also in a foreign country
•    Ceases to comply with the requirements for qualification to own Nigerian ships under Merchant Shipping Act 2007
•    Appears to be lost, abandoned or broken up

The owner may also apply for the cancellation of registry of the ship supported with the following documents:

1.    Board Resolution authorizing the cancellation
2.    Return of certificate of registry
3.    Evidence of payment of official fees for issuance of certificate of cancellation