East Africa Branch 2nd Annual Stakeholders Dinner

Posted on Friday, September 7, 2018

East Africa Branch successful dinner in Mombasa

The branch chairman Robert Watene FICS briefed those in attendance talking them throught the Institute education offer, the branch events schedule.

The chair highlighted how institute qualifications can be beneficial to shipping professionals looking to boost their career.

The Stakeholders Dinner was attended by professionals working in the banking and insurance sectors as well higher learning institutions.

Mansoor Mohamed FICS also addressed the guests during the event. He is currently member of Branch Membership and Ethics Committee and took the guests through the Institute membership, its benefits and procedure to obtain it. He emphasized the need of companies considering applying for Institute corporate membership and most importantly sponsoring their staff to pursue Institute qualifications so as to be eligible to become company members.



Mr. Robert Watene receiving books donated to branch from Middle East, Greece and Head office from Ms. Katy General Manager Seaforth Company during the event, from Sharaf Shipping Company General Manager Mr. Nirjhar and from Mr. Juma of Kenya Maritime Authority.

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Other speaker at the event:

Mr. Juma, representing Kenya Maritime Authority

Mrs. Pricilla Munyao, Kenya Coast National Polytechnic Deputy principal Academic Affairs

Mrs. Tumaini Namoya, Branch Vice ChairpersonMr. Clement of ISCOS -Intergovernmental Standing Committee on shipping

Mrs. Nyaga, from Star of the Sea

Mrs. Christine Gitonga, Kenya Institute of Management Branch Manager

Mr. Albert Karisa, Branch Education and Training Committee Chair

Mr. Odanga, Deputy Director Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology

Mr. Osoro (ICS member and Operation Manager at the Regional Logistics Centre CFS).

Mr. Evans Odhiambo, National Industrial Authority (NITA) - Regional Training Levy Inspector

Mr. Elijah Ndung'u, PIL Operation Manager and ICS East Africa Branch Secretary

Mr. Oscar, Master of Ceremony at the event and also Chair of branch Events and Publicity Committee

Mr. Bakari leading the congregation in prayers

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