Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering

Admission into 2022/2023 session ongoing

Apply Now

Partner with us

Graduation pack ready for collections

Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering

Admission into 2022/2023

Partner with us

Centre of Excellence


Marine and Offshore Engineering

The Centre of Excellence in Marine and Offshore Engineering of Rivers State University is mainly funded by Shell and Joint Venture Partners. The Centre provides highly specialized Master and Doctoral Programmes in engineering for applied research, innovative technology, systems design and development in marine/offshore and allied engineering. Areas of Specialization in the Master and Doctoral degree programmes are

  • Marine engineering: power plants and energy management
  • Naval architecture/shipbuilding
  • Offshore/subsea engineering
Image Description

Collaborative Learning

Industrial standardized practice from classroom to field.

  • Remote Learning
  • Team field works
  • Top class industrial internship
Learn more
Image Description

Engineering Tools

State of the library and industrial grade tools.

  • 24/7 access to the e-library
  • Engineering software such as Orcaflex
  • Full access to industrial cloud facilities
Learn more
Image Description


  • Towing tank
  • Mechanical Workshop
  • Simulation Laboratory
Learn more

First and only accredited master's program in Nigeria

Explore and learn from the only accredited master program in Nigeria. We bring the best in everything.

View all guides

The Centre is equipped with a State-of-the-art experimental hydrodynamics testing facility. It consists of a testing tank with wavemaker, and beach, and is furnished with a precision gantry towing carriage system with the capability for testing a wide range of model sizes and types. It has a CNC workshop, a computerized design studio, s simulator laboratory, physical & electronic libraries, a machine testing laboratory, a structural laboratory, etc. which are outfitted with sophisticated testing equipment and measuring systems.

Image Description
"The vision of the Centre is to emerge as a global Centre of Excellence for the development of high-level engineering manpower and technology for the maritime and allied industries, in particular for the responsible exploitation of offshore oil/gas, renewable energy and other ocean resources development. The mission of the Centre is to train highly qualified manpower at postgraduate levels in marine and offshore engineering for technology development and applications and other innovative research activities that will prepare the graduates for opportunities in oil and gas, and maritime/offshore establishments"