Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA) courses and programs
Master of Science (MSc) in Marine Technology - in collaboration with Newcastle University.
Start date expected to be February 2011.
Cost AED 75,000 (not clear if total or per year), full-time (or part-time according to a press release 03 February 2011?) course delivered in 10 modules during a 2 year period, followed by a thesis.
Prerequisites Bachelor of Engineering, Naval Architecture, or Science (in a relevant discipline) with professional experience in the shipping industry.
Scholarships worth £1,360 (about AED 8,000) available from Newcastle University.
Undergraduate degrees expected to be offered from 2012 (Gulf News report 24 October 2010).
Short courses in Maritime and Ship Security, Basic Boat Handling, Port Operations, etc. Most course 1-5 days duration.
Basic Safety Training
Personal Survival Techniques
Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities
Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
Elementary First Aid
Crowd Management & Safety Training for Passengers Ships
Ship Security Officer
Company Security Officer
Port Facility Security Officer
Appreciation To ISPS Code
Maritime Resource Management (MRM)
Master Near Coastal (Less Than 200GT) - a 4 week course
Mooring Safety For Portworkers
Introduction to SMCP
Appreciation To ISM Code
Hazardous Material (IMDG) Level 1 and 2
Rigging & Lifting
Forklift Operating Safety
Basic Emergency First Aid training
Basic Fire Fighting & Self Rescue
Basic Power Boat
Emirates International Maritime Academy agreements and memorandums of understanding
University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK (03 February 2011) - agreement signed to launch the MSc in Marine Technology degree in 2011.
Swedish Club Academy (13 July 2010) - licensing agreement signed for EIMA to become a maritime resource management (MRM) provider in the Middle East.
Lloyds Register (27 September 2008 press release) - MoU signed to jointly offer and develop maritime courses, programs, and workshops in security, safety and ship classifications. Also to establish the "Marine Centre of Excellence" in the Dubai Maritime City Campus (DMC Campus).
Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA) will provide Maritime Resource Management (MRM) courses and workshops after signing a licensing agreement with the Swedish Club Academy.
The MRM course will cover the principles of Bridge Resource Management (BRM) as outlined in Section B-VIII/2, part 3-1 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code. Er what?
10 May 2010
Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA) announces their first degree program - an MSc in Marine Technology in partnership with Newcastle University in the UK.
The program will include advanced marine technologies, management, and business operations. Classes will be offered in evenings and weekends.
Program fee information not supplied or found.
EIMA also plans to offer professional education and training programs for merchant marine, off-shore and shore-based maritime industries.
01 May 2008
Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA) (not Emirates International Marine Academy) announced by the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) as a new tertiary college and training institute offering marine, engineering, and maritime navigation programs and courses (press release 01 May 2008).
Location will be the Dubai Maritime City Education Campus (DMCC).
According to the press release, "Study programs will be conducted according to International Maritime Organization (IMO) standards in both theoretical and practical training."
Director's name also written as Captain Ja'afar Bin Sidin.
Last update 29 June 2010
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