Vice President (East)
Chief Captain Anthony Akpojevwe Onoharigho obtained his Masters Mariner Class 1 Certificate of Competence (CoC) from Nautical College of Nigeria, Oron (now Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Shipping Technology from the same Academy.
He bagged an M.Sc in Transport Technology from the Federal Univeristy of Technology, Owerri and he is a PhD Research Student in Geography at the University of Port Harcourt.
Chief Captain Anthony’s employment record shows him as a rare gem in the Nigerian Maritime Industry. He has continued to hold various key positions in the maritime industry from the inception of his inspiring career till date. Today, he is the Promoter/Rector of CONARINA Maritime Academy Oria, Abraka, Delta State. He is a member of many professional bodies some of which are Society of Naval Architect and Marine Engineers, Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Shipping, Federation of Marine Engineer Society, London, Member Royal Institute of Naval Architects, Member, America Society of Safety Engineers, Member Society of Naval Architect and Marine Engineers, USA.
As an acclaimed Maritime Professional, Chief Onoharigho is the Flag and Class Representative of the International Register of Shipping, as well as the Flag Representative of Conarina Nigeria Limited and the Venezuelan Register of Shipping.
Chief Onoharigho is a Philanthropist and Community leader. His benevolence earned him the title Owhorisi of Abraka Kingdom (World Wide Ambassador). He serves on the Governing Council of the Delta State School of Marine Technology in Burutu, Delta State.
He is very active with the Institute’s programmes both in Warri his local Branch and at the National level.