Bahri signs training services agreement with NMA


Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has announced that it has signed a training services agreement with the National Maritime Academy (NMA) to train and develop Saudi youth in the maritime sector. The agreement further consolidates Bahri’s leading role in developing local talent in line with Saudi Vision 2030.

The agreement was signed at Bahri’s headquarters in Riyadh. Bahri was represented by its CEO Eng. Abdullah Aldubaikhi, while the NMA was represented by its Director General, Captain Turki Alshihri, in the presence of high-level officials from both sides.

“The cooperation with the NMA was motivated by the academy’s experience in the field of human resource development,” said Bahri CEO, Eng. Aldubaikhi, noting that this vast experience makes it possible to offer training programs guaranteeing the achievement of remarkable results meeting Bahri’s expectations.

“Bahri devotes considerable attention to the training of Saudi youth and the development of their skills and competences in the maritime sector, with the aim of promoting the maritime sector in Saudi Arabia in accordance with the Saudi vision 2030,” said Eng. . Aldubaikhi confirmed.

Captain Turki Alshihri, Managing Director of NMA, expressed his pleasure in cooperating with a leading global company such as Bahri. “This agreement plays a vital role in promoting the scientific, professional and professional levels of Saudi Arabian youth and establishes a culture of training, development and continuous development among young people and company employees,” said Captain Alshihri. “NMA offers fully integrated, advanced and proven training programs that bridge the skills gap in the maritime sector and prepare a pool of highly skilled and ready-to-use talent,” he noted.

Under the agreement, the NMA will provide the training programs at its training center in Al Jubail, or any other training academy / institute approved by the NMA in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The NMA will also provide the training using all of the curriculum, instructional technology and equipment required to complete the programs throughout the three-year training period. The programs will cover the academic and vocational training for maritime trades provided for in the agreement.

Under the agreement, Bahri agrees to sign full-time employment contracts with sponsored interns before starting the program. The success of the programs will be a basic condition for the employment contract between Bahri and the trainees.

NMA is a national not-for-profit training academy that provides world-class education and training, as well as related professional services in the maritime industry. The NMA is responsible for developing the knowledge and skills of Saudi Arabian youth and equipping them with market-appropriate skills for shipbuilding and repair, nautical science, marine engineering and maritime employment. NMA’s programs are supported by the Saudi Fund for Human Resources Development (also known as Hadaf of HRDF) and approved by the Transport General Authority (TGA) and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) of the United Kingdom .

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