Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria shall adopt and inculcate in all its officers and members a set of core values. 

Being truthful with union
members and workers at all times.

conducting the business of the union with openness based on a sense of responsibility and being answerable to the membership

ensuring fairness and equity in the treatment of all issues and people irrespective of gender and ethno religious consideration

Confidence and boldness in pursuing the interests and agenda for the union

Commitment to labour principles

Recognizing and respecting
the rights of the members as stakeholders of the union whose interests and aspiration needs shall provide the basis of all union action; including the right to
elect, recall or remove any officer in the service of the union