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APM Terminals Pipavav advances maritime skills and supports the Skill India Mission

APM Terminals has successfully completed its "Future Leaders Foundation Program," an initiative by APM Terminals Pipavav, Maersk Training, and Gujarat Maritime University. Held from May 13th to 17th, this five-day program marks a milestone in developing a skilled maritime workforce, aligned with India's Skill India mission.

The program featured immersive VR experiences, covering essential topics like maritime regulations, sustainable practices, logistics management, and critical soft skills.

Distinguished leaders, including Shri Manoj Kumar Das, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary of the Ports & Transport Department and Revenue Department at Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar; Mr. Girish Aggarwal, Managing Director of APM Terminals at Gujarat Pipavav Port; Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar, Provost (I/C) of Gujarat Maritime University and Director of Gujarat National Law University; and Mr. Vivek Sharma, Country Director of Public Affairs at AP Moller Mærsk Group, enriched the event with their presence.

Key Highlights:

  • Mastery of MARPOL regulations and ISM code.
  • Focus on green shipping and sustainability.
  • Logistics management training with "Farm to Fridge" case studies.
  • Development of communication, teamwork, problem-solving, and leadership skills.

The program not only equipped young professionals with vital skills but also opened doors to exciting career prospects and international exchange opportunities. Let's continue to drive India's growth and sustainability by empowering the next generation of maritime leaders.