Blue Career 2015 looks at maritime job prospects
“Blue Career 2015”, a two-day event which aims to raise awareness amongst the younger generation for jobs in the marine and maritime industry, including oil and gas, will be held on Thursday at newly established Maritime Academy (Intercollege building), in Larnaca and on Friday at the Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol.
This the third annual event and is being co-organised by the Cyprus Shortsea Promotion Centre (www.shortsea.org.cy), the Cyprus University of Technology, the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean (www.marinem.org) and the newly founded Cyprus Maritime Academy.
This year’s event will see participants from secondary schools, universities, unemployed graduates and other professionals and includes presentations by experts from both the private and public sectors. The guest speakers will also highlight the specific qualifications required for each discipline, what their duties and responsibilities will be, as well as their future employment opportunities and career development. The event will be held in Greek and entrance will be free. Speakers include Zacharias Siokouros, Lloyd’s Register Marine Business Manager Cyprus – President of MarInEM; Stelios Mavromoustakos, Executive Director, Cyprus Maritime Academy; Panikos Giorgoudes, Senior ducation Officer, Ministry of Education and Culture; Alessia Clocchiatti, Administrative Coordinator, DG MARE, European Commission; Yiannis Mourouzides, Acting Director of Research and Planning, Human Resource Development Authority; Kyriacos Kyriacou, Marine Surveyor, Seafarers Division, Department of Merchant Shipping; Anastasis Filippou, Association Merchant Marine Officers; Ionas Koulentros, Marine Engineer; Demetris Charalambous, Senior Manager - Hotel Operations & Onboard Revenues, Celestyal Cruises; as well as representatives from the Cyprus Shipping Chamber, Cyprus Naval Architects & Marine Engineers Association, the University of Nicosia, the University of Cyprus, Columbia Shipmanagemet Ltd., diving instructors, accounting and ship-management firms, and the Ports Authority.
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