The center is a result of industrial collaboration between the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun and the Maritime/Offshore industries. The goal of the center is to teach courses with national and international recognitions.
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources in its drive to build capacity, relevance and efficiency in the industry now partners with relevant and respected maritime, offshore and onshore Contracting firms supplying a range of maritime based services to the Oil and gas Industry. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on the 19th of January, 2016 for industry participation and development of the center. The Center is domiciled at the College of Technology of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun.