Maritime Industry Knowledge Centre
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- 08 November 2012 10:18
The project is designed to enrich human knowledge and understanding of the vital roles of maritime transport and commercial shipping in the economic, social, political and cultural life of the global environment.
The overarching objectives are:
to improve the image of shipping
to heighten awareness of international shipping
to attract young people both to the seafaring professions and to careers onshore
The Maritime Industry Foundation was established by the Round Table (BIMCO, ICS, Intercargo, INTERTANKO) and endorsed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2005 as an independent, not-for-profit registered charity.
The Foundation is a membership organisation funded by subscriptions and donations from corporate companies and individuals. There are four categories of membership: corporate, individual, educator, student.
The main activities of the Foundation are:
The Maritime Industry Knowldege Centre
Careers and Training Web Resource
Academic Research and Development Web Resource
Awareness and Outreach Programmes
INTERTANKO has been instrumental in establishing the Foundation and this project is part of the INTERTANKO Work Programme in support of maritime education, improving the image of the industry and its overall aims of striving for continious improvement.
Click here to visit the Maritime Industry Knowledge Centre
Click here to find out more about the Foundation aims and activities