National Maritime Academy to train and upskill the Saudi youth in the maritime sector
Saudi Arabia's Bahri has announced inking a training services agreement with the National Maritime Academy (NMA) to train and upskill the Saudi youth in the maritime sector.
The agreement further consolidates Bahri’s prominent role in local talent development in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.
The agreement was inked in Bahri’s headquarters in Riyadh. Bahri was represented by its CEO Eng. Abdullah Aldubaikhi, while NMA was represented by its Managing Director Capt. Turki Alshihri, in the presence of high-profile executives from both parties.
Under the agreement, NMA shall provide the training programs in its training facility in Al Jubail, or any other NMA’s approved academy / training institute in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
NMA shall also provide the training utilizing all the required curriculum, instructional technology, and equipment to carry out the programs effectively throughout the three-year training period.
The programs will cover the academic and vocational training for maritime trades stated in the agreement.
For its part, Bahri shall commit to signing full-time employment contracts with the sponsored trainees before commencing the program. The successful completion of the programs will be a basic requirement for the employment contract between Bahri and the trainees.
Bahri’s CEO Eng. Aldubaikhi said: “The cooperation with NMA was driven by the academy’s experience in the field of human resources development.
“Bahri devotes considerable attention to training the Saudi youth and developing their skills and competencies in the maritime sector, with the aim of promoting the maritime sector in Saudi Arabia in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.”
Capt. Turki Alshihri, NMA Managing Director, expressed his pleasure with the cooperation with a global leading company such as Bahri.
Capt. Alshihri said: “This agreement plays an essential role in promoting the scientific, professional, and vocational levels of the Saudi youth, and establishes a culture of training, upskilling, and continuous development among youth and corporate employees.
,“NMA offers fully integrated advanced and well-proven training programs that bridge the gap in skills in the maritime sector and prepare highly qualified ‘job-ready’ talent pool.”