Developing Nigeria as a resources for
arbitration in dispute resolution

WELCOME TO MAAN Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria is registered under Part C of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAP C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (with amongst other objectives) the aim to advance and enourage professonal knowledge of maritime arbitration in nigeria and to ensure the development og nigeria as resource for arbitration in dispute resolution.

MAAN is motivated by the strong desire to provide effective cost efficient alternatives for dispute resolution of maritime disputes in Nigeria through of arbitration proceedings and other ADR methods. MAAN has been was organized to gather together members ready, willing and able to serve as arbitrators of disputes arising in business involving all aspects of maritime, energy and related activities.



Mindful of the need for expeditious and efficient means of dispute resolution in commercial matters;

1. To enlighten the general public and stakeholders in the maritime industry about arbitration and ADR as a viable alternative to litigation

2. To promote the choice of the Maritime Arbitrators Association of Nigeria as the basis of arbitration in the Nigerian maritime industry and the international maritime community and to negotiate to seek language in contracts to include provision for "MAAN Arbitration" and "MAAN Rules to apply" as the preferred option for parties.


University of Lagos, Alumni

Viable alternatives for the resolution of maritime disputes

Where we are
Address 9, Simeon Akinlonu Crescent Oniru Private Estate. Victoria island extension, Lagos, Nigeria.

234-1-765 1208
Fax: 234-1-6281957