The 5-day training programme on 'Sustainable Development for Ports and Shipping in the Indian Ocean for Maritime Connectivity' is a follow-up of the IORA training programme on ‘Enhancing Sustainable Port Services and Management in the Indian Ocean Region for Improved Maritime Connectivity’ which was held in Anjouan, Comoros on 11-14 July 2017.
The training programme will be hosted by the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA), in collaboration with the IORA Secretariat in the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. The course will outline the economic principles and operational practicalities involved in regulating, managing and operating ports and shipping. By the end of the programme, participants would have enhanced competencies in regulating, managing and have an insight of the growing complexities and best practices of these two main maritime industries.
The program aims to provide the participants an understanding of recent and emerging concepts, theories and knowledge about the ports and shipping sector, with an emphasis on the port concession agreements, regulation, management and operation of terminals. This course will also give an insight on the complexities in ports and shipping industry in the region and the best practices of Malaysia in these sectors.
The main objectives of this training course are to: