BANDARI MARITIME ACADEMY APPOINTS DR. ERIC LEWA KATANA AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  The  Bandari Maritime Academy (BMA), Board of Directors  announced the appointment of Dr. Eric Lewa Katana as the Director/Chief Executive Officer effective 12th February, 2024. Dr. Katana is a seasoned maritime administrator with demonstrated distinguished service in the sector. Prior to this appointment, he was serving as the Principal, Kenya School of Revenue Administration…

Establishing Collaborations in Maritime Training and Labour

A consultative meeting between the GR-8 team from London, Bandari Maritime Academy, and Kenya Maritime Authority saw fruitful deliberations on areas of collaboration in Maritime Education Training and Labour. In attendance were KMA Chairman Hamisi Mwaguya, KMA DG Eng. Martin Nzombo, BMA Registrar Dr. Irene Mugo, BMA Deputy Director Maritime Education Training (MET) Chief Eng.…

A Visit by our French Ambassador

The French Ambassador, Arnaud Suquet had to see it for himself. He heard that the Academy produces some of the top-notch maritime resource personnel in the world. He was joined by two representatives of CMA-CGM, the third-largest shipping company in the world. He acknowledged Bandari Maritime Academy as a state-of-the-art facility that produces skilled human…

Tree Planting

At BMA both the Staff and students are a team in the fight to conserve and protect the environment and Mangrove tree planting is a critical conservation strategy that involves the deliberate cultivation of mangrove trees in coastal areas. Mangroves are essential to maintaining the health of coastal ecosystems and play a crucial role in…

Unveiling Our Strategic Plan

PS Shadrack Mwadime arrives at Bandari Maritime Academy to launch the Academy’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025, received by Board Chair Prof. Kinandu Muragu and CEO Mr. Francis Muraya. PS Shadrack Mwadime highlights, “Certificates issued by the Academy are internationally recognized. To date, we have over 6000 seafarers graduates from the institute working in international shipping lines.…

Data Center Launch

In a first of its kind in the country, Bandari Maritime Academy has acquired a state-of-the-art Modular Data Center to support and enhance advanced learning in the institution. The Huawei FusionModule800 is a next-generation data center solution that is smart and compact, integrating Power Distribution Unit (PDU), Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), monitoring, cooling, and rack…