Who would have thought that in just five years the Ethiopian Seafarer achieved so much? We at EMA Marine together with EMTI are very proud of our cadets serving as Engineers and Officers on so many different vessels sailing the seven seas. We would like to thank all of our close supporters, partners and colleagues world-wide who have made this possible. Due to your continuous trust and devotion we have already exceeded our initial expectation.In the name of all our seafarers and staff at EMTI S.C. and EMA Marine GmbH we would like to say THANK YOU!The World of the Ethiopian SeafarerAugust 2016THE LOG BOOK
Bilateral AgreementsDue to the continued growth of EMTI, and the proliferation of its cadets and officers amongst the world’s leading shipping opera-tors, EMAA Director-General, Mr. Mekonnen Abera, has recently signed additional bilateral agreements on behalf of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to ensure that these seafarers can sail with any vessel that they are assigned to. EMTI is pleased to announce that the following nations are on the list of Flags recognizing Ethiopian COCs. (Recent Flag: Bahamas)FlagCountryAntigua & BarbudaBarbadosHong KongJamaicaLiberiaLuxembourgFlagCountryPanamaSt. Kitts & NevisMarshall IslandsCyprusBahamasIntroduction Column EMA Marine Hamburg GmbH Mr. Marcus C. Field (General Manager since November 2014)Marcus C. Field, has joined EMA Marine GmbH in Hamburg as the new General Manager. Marcus has worked for more than twenty-six years in the maritime sector, with the last twenty-two at Hanjin Shipping GmbH, where he worked in various key management positions in Hamburg, Rotterdam and Seoul. “I am very excited to join EMA Marine, especially at this time when the company is experiencing rapid growth and there is still a huge potential out there to further expand and develop our activities,” he says.“We are very happy to have Marcus on board and he has been a great asset since starting in November 2014”, says Mr. Elan Cohen, the Principal of YCF Manning.Ethiopian Maritime Training Institute hosts IMO delegationOfficials from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently completed a fact-finding mission to the Ethiopian Maritime Training Institute (EMTI) in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.