Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports, as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jaheziya, the brand name for Tawazun’s Safety, Security and Disaster Management City.
The Emirates News Agency WAM reported that Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi
, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Jamal Mohamed Al Shamsi, Jaheziya Managing Director signed the MOU at Abu Dhabi Ports Headquarters.
The agreement is structured to initiate cooperation between the two companies to work on strategies and introduce a range of maritime training courses and programs, as well as attracting students and interested parties to enroll in them.
To facilitate the achievement of this joint initiative and realize its goals, Abu Dhabi Ports and Jaheziya will work closely together and actively offer each other advice to maintain a smooth and practical partnership.
Following the signing, Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, said, "Our strategic partnership with Jaheziya is in line with Abu Dhabi Ports’ objectives to form strong productive collaborations with prime entities in the UAE. Jaheziya has rightfully established itself as a trusted and recognized center of excellence, offering flexibility to meet all training needs."
By applying the highest standards of maritime training to all its courses and programs, Abu Dhabi Ports positions
itself as an industry leader in providing excellence in maritime education and training. Recognized and endorsed internationally, and delivered by accredited instructors, courses cover a wide range of vital maritime subjects, such as: Musaffah Channel Familiarisation Course, IMO Model Course 1.27 for ECDIS, IMO Model Course 1.07 for Radar/ARPA Operational Level, and the mandatory course for seafarers Human Element, Leadership and Management Course (HELM), mandated by the Manila amendment to STCW.
Currently students from KSA, Qatar, India, Iraq and, of course the UAE all receive training from AD Ports Maritime Training Centre.