The Malta Maritime Forum organised the first Marine Induction Course aimed at creating awareness amongst newly employed personnel in the shopping industry for land-based jobs. 12 students successfully completed the training course held in January and February 2018 and achieved certification.

The Marine Induction course aims to impart a sense of situational awareness in the candidates so as to reduce accidents; create awareness to newly employed personnel in the shipping industry for land based jobs; and familiarise new candidates with a ship’s working procedures and personnel so as to have a better working relationship.