Listen: Life At Sea: A chief engineer’s experience, plus his Top 3 keynotes for young seafarers

Akinsoji’s Top 3 Keynotes for young seafarers

#1.Be dependable

#2. Be disciplined and respectful

#3. Be dutiful

On the programme today, Olu Akinsoji shares with us his experience as a newly-promoted chief engineer in 1980.

Young and experienced on the job, Akinsoji had performed brilliantly, training cadets on their seatime on the vessel ‘Gongola Hope’.

But, his baptism into a bigger task on the position of chief engineer was both frightening and hilarious, after he had succeeded in taking a ‘limping’ River Niger from Lagos Nigeria to Liverpool in the UK.

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