Ambition for Maritime
11 May 2017
Berita Harian, 11 May 2017 - Article featured adult learner, Mr Jefrizal Juari, whose interest in maritime encouraged him to switch jobs from a driver to a deck officer. At 37 years old, he received his certificate for the Certificate of Competency (Special Limits) Programme at the recent graduation ceremony on 27 April. This 24.5-month training programme is jointly run by several organizations, including the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) and the Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA). As a deck officer, he is responsible for the safety of the ship, cargo operations, and for ensuring that ship operations in international and local waters comply with the marine code.