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Ethiopia: Bahir Dar University Maritime Academy has graduated 90 marine Engineers
Source: Bahir Dar University
Bahir Dar, Ethiopia: Bahir Dar University Maritime Academy has graduated 90 marine Engineers in the presence two Ministers,Amhara National Regional State Bureau Heads, Bahir Dar City Mayor and families of the graduating cadets.
The University’s President Dr. Baylie Damitie has called on the 90 Marine Engineers (Cadets) who graduated recently at the Bahir Dar University to serve as the Institution’s ambassadors and that of the entire nation in their service at international marine industry.
While making his maiden speech during the occasion, Dr Baylie hailed Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, the Shipping Lines and Logistics Enterprise, Amhara National Regional State Government,Bahir Dar City Administration and Ethiopian Maritime Training Institute for supporting Bahir Dar University to enabling it realize this dream.
The University’s Information and Strategic Communication Vice President Molla Ababu advised the graduates to play an active role as they would be a vehicle through which the country would be able to link up with the global marine industry.
In the wake of awarding certificate to graduates, Minister of Ministry of Education, Demeke Mekonnen said that imparting quality education is a top agenda of government’s five years’ Growth and Transformation Plan in a move aimed at producing knowledgeable, skilled and technologically superior human power that could be competitive at a national and international job market.
He explained that the graduating cadets would boost Ethiopia’s presence in the global marine industry. Under this scheme, he noted, the total strength of Ethiopian workforce in the industry would shoot up to 134.
Demeke pointed out that the positive feedback from employers and high performance of ex-graduates in the international marine industry could be a sample to showcase the effectiveness of the program being undertaken in Ethiopia.
He reiterated the need for the graduates to work hard and overcome all odds that would impede their progress towards a success in their day to day operations.
”Your positive accomplishments will give a massive confidence to young Ethiopians aspiring to penetrate into the industry with ease in the years to come by following your footsteps, “he added.
The Ethiopian Shipping Lines and Logistics Enterprises General Manager Ahmed Tusa pointed out that the Ethiopian Maritime Training Institute (EMTI) was playing a major role in Knowledge and Technology Transfer, bringing foreign exchange to Ethiopia and in deploying graduates at global marine industry.
Ahmed revealed that preparation were underway to train 162 newly admitted cadets drawn from the entire country in the coming six months. He further unveiled future plans of EMTI to graduate 1000 cadets every year and places them at international marine industry.
During the function, the Cadets through their representative Fikremariam Cherinet promised to raise Ethiopia’s name in the global marine industry.
We gave up our coastal boarders yet we graduat maritime engineers to work in foreign land. Sad
This must be the 21century Ethiopia JOK…haaaaaa can not stop laughing…hahaaa..
Where is the sea….weyannes think Tana is a sea. May be something we do not know….to export a chip labour to Eritrea..haaaaaaa
Another Agazi’s Futile Comedia !!!Why not
creating “NAVAL FORCES” serving on Lake Tana and Blue Nile River to protect the so called “Millenum Dam".
C’est moi senait,
anchi chelemtegna arogit. min tirs aleshna new yemtskiw. beddish new yemtskiw.
Dear Senait, more often than not I do not like your comments but for this comment I am lol till I fallover my chair, ya cheap laber send them to Eritrea and then woyane suffers from grandios delusional halucinations so may be they are eyeing up Lake Awassa (Hawassa) to link it with Red Sea, but on a positive for what ever reasone training people in any deciple is a noble thing but who beleives Woyane, they tell us Ethiopia is growing whilr inflation is running at 35% so woyanoconmics is any thing but Zero.ha
waw amazing news !!!!!!! they choos bad subject becouse where they will work in their skill. they might work in somalia sea but in eritrea sea dont dream . we are enough enemies to each other .by the way goodluck to graduators
the stupidity of tigrewoch never stop to amuse me what a joke.
They graduated on the right time for the Somali navy which have to start everything from scratch.
The new Somali constitution states that any foreigner who has been in the country for 5 years has a right to get Somali citizenship.
Personally, I would not mind a brain drain of another country if it is in our favor.
Laughable! Landlocked desert nomads training the youth for the swiming season. This of course is the usual tplf cunning fox tricks of the trade where it is dressed in sheep skin and offering an empty mythological magic cake or the proverbial mana from the high sky just to tranquilize and cheat the Ehiopian people endlessely. Very funny!
It is obvious that those idiots mentally chalanged would come and dump their trashy comments as usual against any positivie activities that going in Ethiopia…
Educating, and producing a young ethiopian professionnals is, a jok to them?! I’m just wondering, what is that they may consider not a joke to them?!
They seem to fail realizing that they are the most jokers whom continually embarrassing themselves by positing their trashy comments…
For those of you shaebia cadres, you sound like are predicting what exactly will happened within the next few years….I mean, the so called independent is not benefiting to the the majority of the Eretirean people, and the really jagement to deside their future fate will be held soon….though i guaranty you that this time will be the lasting solution to all the peace loveing people of the region mostly for the Ethiopian people!!
God bless the world!!
I don’t think many of Ethiopia’s enemies know that Ethiopia still has several ships. Ethiopia uses her own ships to transport all goods to and from all over the world. Some time ego, Somale pairates tried to siez one of Ethiopia’s ships, and the brave Ethiopians didn’t allow that to happen, remember?
In related news, the University of Dire Dawa Advanced Winter Studies Department graduated 238 associates who have gone through a rigorous snow removal/ploughing training program. WTF
shut up dumbs! some of u r crying over spilt milk and the rest of u sound like u r voicing the agony of ur painful ignorance. Today’s lesson to u all above: we have more than ten ships where these engineers can work on and we need more of the same for better international commerce.Hey out of your narrow thinking box exists a worl in which those countries like us ,without seaport, can do what u read in the above article….educate urself and refrain from issuing undue criticism…..class dismissed!!
that is good enough ships
Sheee its a rumors, that Ethiopia will take back Assab Wedebe, in the wake of Isiyas health decline, Meles is planning to take over the border line……Don’t tell anyone ok.
senait what did the previous ethiopian marines do for ethiopia other than becoming breakfast and lunch for the red sea sharks, nothing, ethiopia was poor, backward, famine ridden nation where million perish from hunger, war and disease. look, we all should be sad and angry about ethiopias loss of red sea but we have to deal with the situation we are in for now and war or whining is not one of it. we should be glad to see ethiopia managed to expand its shipping business despite the loss of its sea.
TEDDY,,,well you are just being you i.e. always bark like a dog at every thing and every one without thinking.
TO ALL ITALIAN SLAVE ERITREANS DO YOU KNOW ETHIOPIA HAVE OUR OWN SHIP AND ERITREA HAS NONE. ANYWAYS ONCE MELESE LEAVES OFFICE THE AFAR WILL CLAIM RED SEA ASSAB AND BE BACK WITH THERE HOME BROTHERS IN ETHIOPIA. IT IS A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE ASSAB IS OURS AGAIN MARK MY WORD. WE ETHIOPIANS WILL GET ASSAB BACK FROM YOU USELESS PARASITES. ITALIAN SLAVES. ONLY MELESE IS STOPPING US NOW BUT ONCE HE LEAVES WE WILL DRIVE ALL ERITREAN SLAVES INTO RED SEA AND CLAIM OUR PORT.
Ethiopians, your time is being wasted and it will only get worse. Get up, Rise up! Regain what is yours and deserve!
Meles is living in fear and hell! He is worried and afraid! We all feel it.
Meles conceded Port Aseb for no apparent reason but only to hurt Ethiopia. Isasyas did not asked nor expected it. Now he is wasting Amara peoples time by teaching them useless education that will not be used.
This inept evil person incapable to lead a group of dogs let alone a nation that needs a lot of education and technology is wasting time on frivolous and hateful matters.
This kind of waste is not going on in Tigray. All his intent is to keep the rest of Ethiopians ignorant and uneducated while excelling Tigrayans in schooling and money at the expense of other Ethiopians.
These are the second group of young Ethiopians to graduate. The first group that consisted of 20 Ethiopian marine engineers graduated in Israel in March 2011, and all of them found employment (12 of the officers are recruited by a German company, and the remaining 8 for an Isreali shipping line.)
Besides, in addition to the growing global demand for well trained and English speaking marine engineers, the Ethiopian Shipping Lines (ESL) itself is alive and kicking with 9 modern ships in order.
I am very happy for the graduates, and their loved ones. Long live Ethiopia.
it is so amazing how ignorant are some people . You don’t need a coast to operate a shipping lines . Ethiopian Shiping line is based in Djibuti,It has over ten big ships largae cargo ships. So This university provides trained professionals. Open your eyes. your hate and egnorance blinded you .I am ashemed to see this kind Ethiopians,if you are one.
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