Abu Dhabi Ports and Jaheziya collaborate to provide Enhanced Maritime Training Courses

ABU DHABI, – Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s commercial and community ports, as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jaheziya, the brand name for Tawazun’s Safety, Security and Disaster Management City.

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. To ensure a seamless and sustainable success of this partnership, Abu Dhabi Ports will deliver all the maritime theory and practical courses, and provide all necessary experienced teaching staff to facilitate these courses.”

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.

Jaheziya Managing Director, Jamal Mohamed Al Shamsi, stated: “Jaheziya is keen to be a partner with Abu Dhabi Ports in this venture to attract, engage and train students on theoretical and practical maritime courses. In order to achieve our common goal, Jaheziya will make all facilities available to Abu Dhabi Ports to enhance their training proposition and add value to the development of the students from a practical perspective.”

Jaheziya, a Tawazun owned company, provides technical, vocational and professional training and leads in the field of joint training between the various competent authorities in the management of emergencies, crises and disasters. It provides the necessary knowledge and support to contribute to the building and enhancing of the UAE’s capacity to protect communities.

Jaheziya’s training facilities, in Musaffah, will be used as the main training site for the purposes of this MOU.

Source: Emirates News Agency