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PIP Number: 05067

Project Name: Purchase and installation of the simulator

Objectives:

To set up the maritime training facility.

Status:

The ongoing project is to be transferred from the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST)

Components:

Set up simulator and housing for Maritime College staff.

Location:

Maritime College, Madang Province

Justification: 

The installation of the in-country simulator will enable Papua New Guinean seafarers to qualify for employment in PNG and overseas shipping companies.

Capacity:

The Department of Transport through its Project Management Unit has the capacity to implement the project in coordination with PNG Ports Corporation Limited (PCL) and other relevant agencies.

Beneficiaries: 

This project will benefit Papua New Guineans interested in becoming a seaman.

Sustainability:

The maintenance and upkeep of the simulator along with other related infrastructure will be taken over by the PNG Maritime College.

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