NNSL trained her cadets aboard owned and associated tonnage. For example, some of her cadets were trained aboard Elder Dempster and Palm Line ships, ostensibly under protocols of the founding technical partnership. The major training ships can be seen below.
NNSL Training Ship Mv Nnamdi Azikiwe, Instructor Capt Ime Ntiandem
Elder Dempster’s Sulima was a vintage training ship of the 1950s.
NNSL Training Ship Mv River Gongola, Instructor Engr Olu Akinsoji
NNSL Training Ship Mv Ahmadu Bello, Instructor Mr Abdul Abubakar