The Kenyan waters provide great economic opportunities. Coast and inland waters provide food, recreation and homes while maritime transport, tourism and fishing are key economic pillars in Kenya.
Efficient maritime transport enhances international competitiveness of goods and influences investment decisions. A vibrant shipping industry attracts other support industries that create jobs. Development of water based economic activities can accelerate transformation of a country into a blue economy and human resource capacity building is a major component of the development.
At the end of the Certificate in Maritime Transport Logistics course, a graduate should be able to undertake processing of shipping documents, port operations, cargo and ships clearance; interpret contract documents in shipping business; comply with environmental conventions, laws and regulations; undertake logistics and multimodal transport operations; and perform ship broking activities.
The trainee entering this course should have any of the following minimum entry requirements:
The Certificate in Maritime Transport Logistics is packaged into two modules namely:
Module I: Basic Shipping Operations
Module II: Shipping Logistics