August 11, 2022

Three BILM graduates of Bahrain Polytechnic obtained a scholarship from APM Terminals, a number one seaport operator, to review on the South Shields Maritime Faculty in the UK for 3 years.

This grant was awarded throughout the latest Ramadan Gabga hosted by APM Terminals Bahrain, throughout which Maureen Bannerman, CEO of APMT Bahrain, and Deputy Minister of Ports and Maritime Affairs within the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Sheikh Ahmed bin Isa bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, introduced grants to college students Polytechnic Institute winners had been: Osama Debwan, Omar Wahdan and Mashael Khalaf, who had been nominated for scholarships from over 130 scholarship purposes. All three are anticipated to ultimately be promoted to Captain and Mister Mariner standing, making Mashael Khalaf the primary Bahraini lady to embark on her path to develop into the primary Bahraini lady to function a sea captain. Polytechnic Govt Vice President for Educational Affairs Dr. Reem Al Buynain additionally obtained the Polytechnic Prize from Maureen Bannerman and Sheikh Ahmed for the Polytechnic Institute’s ongoing assist for the event of Bahrainis within the maritime sector.

For her half, APMT Bahrain CEO Maureen Bannerman emphasised that the three profitable graduates of the Polytechnic Institute are of extraordinarily prime quality, which inspired the interviewees. She commented: “We’re proud to be working alongside Bahrain Polytechnic to assist the subsequent era of native expertise within the maritime and logistics sector, notice Bahrain’s Financial Imaginative and prescient 2030 and assist the Kingdom’s economic system. We’re honored to supply coaching and employment alternatives to search out the appropriate expertise and future leaders within the maritime sector. At IBM Terminals, we imagine in supporting native expertise to create jobs and contribute to the diversification of Bahrain’s economic system.”

For his half, Director Basic of the Bahrain Polytechnic Institute Professor Kieran O’Cahon expressed his pleasure on the receipt of this scholarship by the graduates of the Polytechnic Institute and their deserves and stated: “The receipt of this worldwide scholarship by our graduates is according to our strategic plan 2020-2024 to develop the labor market on this very important sector with certified, specialised and gifted college students. Worldwide expertise within the discipline of logistics companies and this grant will enrich the expertise of our college students by openness to worldwide schooling and the conclusion of cooperation and change agreements with worldwide universities, in addition to enhance our contribution to the event of the sector logistics as one of many precedence sectors of the economic system within the Kingdom of Bahrain and inside the framework of the targets of Bahrain Imaginative and prescient 2030”.

Three years of examine overseas consists of one yr at sea on a Maersk ship and candidates are anticipated to graduate as certified guard officers and pursue a profession within the maritime sector to assist Bahrain make this a significant trade.

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