Wavelink Maritime Institute (WMI) premier and professional organization dedicated to provide quality maritime education, training and consultancy services for the local and international maritime and shipping industry. WMI provides training services to better enhance and further strengthen the competencies and to meet the demands and challenges of the International maritime environment.
WMI commitment to training is based on its capability and resources to provide quality education and training for both mandatory and non-mandatory Merchant Marine courses for the local and regional maritime shipping companies, in particular, the Collective Bargaining Agreement companies. WMI has developed various categories of training programs to meet the varied and wide spectrum of seafarers training and education.
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Wavelink Maritime Institute (WMI) is a Registered Private Education Institution (PEI) with the Council for Private Education (CPE) in Singapore. WMI appointed is a Recognized Security Organization (RSO) by Maritime and Port Authority (MPA), Singapore for implementation of International Code for the security of Ships and Port Facilities (ISPS Code). Many of its maritime programs are also approved by Skills Program for Upgrading and Resilience (SPUR).
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was established on 2 February 1996, with the mission to develop Singapore as a premier global hub port and international maritime centre (IMC), and to advance and safeguard Singapore's strategic maritime interests. MPA is the driving force behind Singapore's port and maritime development, taking on the roles of Port Authority, Port Regulator, Port Planner, IMC Champion, and National Maritime Representative.
The port of Singapore comprises a number of facilities and terminals that handle a wide range of cargo transported in different forms, including containers as well as conventional and bulk cargo. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is responsible for the overall development and growth of the port of Singapore, which includes terminal operators, such as PSA Corporation and Jurong Port Pte Ltd.
Maritime Singapore is a thriving ecosystem of maritime and port services, where the international maritime community congregates, and where ideas and opportunities abound. Singapore’s maritime ecosystem comprises over 5,000 companies employing from more than 150,000 people, and contributing about seven per cent to the Republic’s gross domestic product.
Home to a variety of more than 100 international shipping groups, a rich diversity of maritime products and services can be found in Singapore. It is the ideal Asian gateway for global leaders in shipping finance, shipbroking, risk management and marine insurance. Singapore is also fast becoming Asia’s hub for maritime law and arbitration and is top global player in the offshore and marine engineering industry.