The conference “Maritime Seafarers Day” dedicated to the issues of educational training of Ukrainian sailors and the latest trends in the international employment market started in Odessa.

The following representatives of National Maritime Academy “Odessa Maritime Academy” took part in this event: the Rector of National University “Odessa Maritime Academy” M.V. Miyusov, Director of Educational and Scientific Institute of Navigation I.I. Vorokhobin and Head of International and Economic Cooperation Department, M.V. Chesnokova.

 Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Yurii Vaskov, the representatives of maritime educational institutions and the largest crewing companies in Ukraine visited the conference as well.

Among the topics discussed were ways to improve the quality of modern Ukrainian maritime education, challenges in the field of practical training of Ukrainian sailors, problematic aspects of graduates’ certification and employment, presentations of cadet programs and much more.