George Onwuma

George Onwuma – VP CIL

He is a professional UK Class One licensed Chief Marine Engineer and plant manager, with specialization in Engineering Power Plants Systems.

With over 22-years combined experience in the Marine Industry, Offshore, Oil and Gas and Shipping sector, He qualified with a PGD in Maritime Operations and Management, from City University London, enabling fuller interface between vast technical and engineering skills with formal financial, economic and management training spectrum. I additionally possess a Bachelor of Technology degree in Marine Engineering from State University Port Harcourt.

His career path spans through NNSL, PowerGen UK and Maersk London in variety of  positions including Chief Engineer to yard engineer.


His work scope included operation and maintenance of technically advanced and high-quality vessels, ensuring mechanical & electrical functionality of modern equipment, accomplishing the requirements of Maintenance within the scope of Safety Management Systems.

Additionally  he had carried out analytical assessments of engineering systems, reporting to the management highlighting maintenance performances, cost control, areas of concern on equipment failures/corrective recommendations for overall performance efficiency.

Awareness and implementation in the marine engineering environment of legislative requirements, such as IMO, ISPS and ISM code and SOLAS become paramount in the discharge of these duties.