THE Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) and the Namibian Maritime and Fisheries Institute (Namfi) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on maritime training and coaching cooperation at Walvis Bay.
The settlement permits the 2 organisations to cooperate and develop a curriculum in a number of key rising fields of research, similar to cadetship, security and varied different programmes.
The MOU will guarantee the supply of high quality coaching in these areas whereas additionally concentrating on exchanging maritime experience for capability constructing.
Different companies shall be recognized for the interval the MOU is relevant, which shall be ruled and constructed in accordance with Namibia’s legal guidelines.
The memorandum will additional permit the 2 entities to work intently collectively in direction of the widespread aim of offering skilled maritime coaching to recognized Namport staff, the utmost utilisation of obtainable maritime experience, and the promotion of worldwide maritime coaching requirements.
Suama Kalulu, Namport’s appearing human sources government, on Friday stated the MOU will develop and promote research alternatives and quick help to staff and people who’re searching for developmental alternatives within the maritime area.
“We consider that maritime training and coaching is likely one of the instruments by which Namport’s strategic objectives may be pushed and achieved. Optimising human capital effectiveness can solely be realised if we proceed to develop competent and motivated staff, therefore we place a excessive premium on human capital. A better centered cooperation between Namport and Namfi was lengthy overdue, and we’re excited concerning the big step we’re about to take,” she stated
Namfi director Maggy Sam described the MOU as a primary main achievement for the institute.
“This settlement provides a superb alternative to increase the academic and coaching cooperation between our organisations, significantly due to the robust emphasis positioned on maritime coaching and employment creation. In the long run, this settlement isn’t solely an academic cooperation, but in addition a contribution in direction of the battle to Namibianise the maritime trade,” she stated.
Namport manages the ports of Walvis Bay and Lüderitz, whereas Namfi is Namibia’s premier coaching establishment for all maritime personnel.