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Emirates International Maritime Academy teams up with Lloyds Register to offer maritime courses

The Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA) has announced that it has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lloyds Register to offer maritime courses in the UAE.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 14:53 September 27, 2008
  • Gulf News

Dubai: The Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA) has announced that it has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Lloyds Register to offer maritime courses in the UAE.

EIMA and Lloyds Register will jointly offer and develop maritime courses in the fields of security, safety and ship classifications in addition to organising maritime seminars and workshops.

“We aim to match the increasing demands of the maritime sector in the region by providing maritime security and safety programs and specialised maritime seminars and workshops," said Captain Jaafar Sidin, Director of DMC Campus and EIMA.

Among the courses that will be covered by the MoU are International Maritime Safety Management Code, Risk Management, and International Ship and Port Facility Security Code or ISPS, in addition to courses in tanker safety.

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