MOTC Organizes Training Course on Maritime Mishaps, Vessel Safety

Monday, March 5, 2018
MOTC Organizes Training Course on Maritime Mishaps, Vessel Safety

Doha – Qatar

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has organized a training course on the best practices for handling, reporting and investigating different types of maritime incidents and accidents, as well as vessel safety management.

The workshop brought together professionals and employees from MOTC’s Maritime Transport Affairs, as well as Qatar Coast Guard, Qatar Petroleum and Nakilat (Qatar Gas Transport Company).

The training course is a part of MOTC’s ongoing efforts and endeavors for developing and sharpening the professional skills of maritime sector workforce.

Participants were introduced to a wide range of maritime incidents and accidents and mechanism of handling them through legal channels laid down in IMO resolutions.

They also learned about the appropriate procedures that must be taken during maritime mishaps, principles and rules to be observed for safe navigation, as well as incidents and accidents reporting and investigation and maritime safety best practices.