SCA Admirl Osama Rabie, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, and Mr. Ralph Baker, Head of Business Development for the Maritime and Maritime Sector in the Middle East and Africa at Lloyd’s Register International, discussed ways of joint cooperation, at the Guidance Building in Ismailia.
At the beginning of the meeting, Lieutenant-General Osama Rabie expressed his pride in the extended relations between the Suez Canal Authority and the international Lloyd’s Register organization, stressing his interest in expanding the scope of cooperation in areas related to training human cadres, exchanging experiences and providing technical advice,
In addition to strengthening the existing cooperation with the authority’s arsenals in supervising the construction of Marine units and the issuance of certificates of their suitability for international navigation in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), as well as the issuance of annual international certificates for tugs and marine units affiliated with the Authority.
Admiral Rabie explained that the authority attaches great importance to maximizing the utilization of its human and technical resources within its development strategy, pointing out in this regard his aspiration to exchange experiences with the international organization Lloyd’s Register to contribute to raising the level of training at the authority’s technical training centers.
On other hand Mr. Ralph Becker, Head of Business Development for the Maritime and Maritime Sector in the Middle East and Africa at Lloyd’s Register, expressed his confidence that the cooperation would support the authority’s efforts to develop its human resources, praising the authority’s distinct human and technical capabilities in various fields, especially the expertise it enjoys.
It has the Center for the Design of Shipbuilding and Naval Units at Port Said Naval Shipyard
The official spokesman for the Suez Canal Authority George Safwat stated
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