Under the framework of the EU funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency’s (EMSA’s) staff delivered training on THETIS-Med in Haifa, Israel, on 25-26 February 2020. Overall, 15 participants from the Israeli Maritime Administration attended the course.
The two-days training aimed at ensuring a smooth transition to the new system by providing participants with an overview of the system in order to familiarize themselves with the latest knowledge in THETIS-MED’s functionalities and features. The training focused also on the revision of the tasks of the National Administration.
THETIS-Med became operational on the 1st of February 2020 for all Med MoU Members. THETIS-Med’s training sessions strengthen cooperation and encourage partnerships between the staff of the beneficiary country maritime administration and EMSA staff aiming at improving Port State Control activities.
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is implementing SAFEMED IV project for technical assistance bringing together national, European and international stakeholders with the aim to raise the safety, security and protection of marine environment standards in the Mediterranean sea, with a view to implement the maritime aspects of the UfM Regional Transport Action Plan 2014-2020.