IFMT Objectives

  • Establishing a unified maritime entity to serve the maritime transport industry which shall be entrusted with th task of utilizing maritime education and training to meet the needs of the regional and international market and cope with technological developments.
  • This entity shall set a strategic plan to maximize cooperation between those interested and working in the maritime transport industry at the regional and international level.
  • Effecting coordination between the parties engaged in the maritime transport industry with a view to achieving effective participation of all parties in the process of developing and assessing quality standards for maritime education and training in order to cope with the requirements of the market.
  • Strengthening the relationships between the parties involved in the maritime transport industry, such as istitutions, organizations, companies, bodies and maritime institutes and colleges.
  • Developing an information system database for maritime institutes and shipping companies in order to provide opportunities for education, training and manning of ships.