Accra, Ghana – The Acting Vice Chancellor of the Regional Maritime University (RMU), Dr. Jethro W. Brooks Jnr. paid a working visit to Tanzania following an invitation from the Dar Es Salaam Maritime Institute (DMI) to attend their 19th Graduation Ceremony. The event, themed
“Unlocking the Potentials of an Inclusive Blue Economy: Empowering Maritime Education and Training,” marks a significant step in fostering international collaboration in maritime education.
During his address, Dr. Brooks congratulated DMI for hosting the ceremony and commended their efforts in sustaining the maritime sector’s growth in Tanzania. He highlighted the importance of such events in strengthening ties between institutions dedicated to maritime excellence.
The main highlight of the visit was the refinement of a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) set to be signed between RMU and DMI in January 2024. The agreement promises to enhance mutual growth, knowledge exchange, and support for the global blue economy. The DMI
delegation, led by Rector Dr. Tumaini S. Gurumo and her team, will finalize the MOU.
Dr. Brooks also had the opportunity to tour DMI’s facilities, gaining insights into the institute’s operations and advancements. This visit underscores a shared commitment to advancing maritime education and excellence on an international scale.
In attendance were notable figures including Dr. Tumaini S. Gurumo (Rector- DMI), Hon David Mwakiposa Kihenzile (Special Guest of Honour and Deputy Minister of Transport- Tanzania), and members of the board.
The RMU anticipates that the visit will pave way for further collaboration, ultimately benefiting the maritime sector and contributing to a robust blue economy.
Information by RMU Marketing Unit