Vice-Chairman Durand Naidoo took the opportunity to visit the ICS Head Office in London during a recent business trip. During his visit they discussed membership, the South African Maritime Industry and the South African Branch’s plans to partner with local accredited training providers in an attempt to make the courses more appealing to Corporates.
At the time of his visit the November exam papers were in the process of being marked in the London office ahead of the results being published on Thursday, 27th February. Concern was raised about the high failure rate but at the same time the importance of maintaining the high quality of the PQE.
The success of the Understanding Shipping course was also discussed.