BASIC PROJECT DATA – PROJECT IDEA
Project ID: PA1A101
NEED AND ADDED VALUE FOR THE DANUBE REGION STRATEGY
Navigation companies operating on the Danube have been experiencing acute scarcity of staff with different levels of training and qualification. The crewing shortage is expected to become even more serious, because of Ukrainian economic integration with European countries with subsequent forming of the common labour market.
OBJECTIVE(S) OF THE PROJECT
The overall objective of this project would have been to meet the labour market demands for experts with different levels of training and qualification for waterway transport enterprises via essential renewal of modern experts training in the Danube region.
INTENDED PROJECT ACTIVITIES
Creation of a full-scale degree education system of qualified staff of navigation companies, port infrastructure companies, riverine craft, with the blue-collar jobs training (seamen, motormen and the like) at the bottom of the hierarchy and training the masters on its top.
Based on the Kyiv State Maritime Academy (KSMA) and KSMA organisation departments in the Danube region it was suggested to create:
- the full-scale education system for obtaining degrees of personnel training;
- the faculty of water transport in Izmail of KSMA;
- Center of training and further training of seamen of the Danube region countries, equipped with up-to-date training facilities.
For a long time, KSMA in its remote structural departments (the Danube educational-consultation and Izmail educational-consultation centres) has trained specialists for complicated navigation along the Danube river and for working at institutions of coastal infrastructure. Preparation work has been carried out in accordance with the Decree of Ministry of Education and Youth and Sport of Ukraine related to the foundation of a Faculty of maritime transport of KSMA in Izmail.
Meeting the maritime enterprises demands of the Danube region countries.
PROJECT BENEFICIARIES / TARGET GROUPS
- Navigation companies in the Danube region
- Companies of port infrastructure of the Danube region
STATUS AND TIMEFRAME
The project was not realised.
Project duration would have been from 2013 – 2014.
Total budget: 3,953,000 EUR (indicative)
Funding was not provided.
Project leader: Ministry of Education and Science / Ukraine
Kyiv State Maritime Academy / Ukraine (website: www.maritime.kiev.ua)
Address: Frunze St. 9; Kyiv / Ukraine
- Ukrainian Private Joint Stock Company “UDP” (“Ukrainian – Danube steamship company”) / Ukraine
- Incorporated Shipping Company “Ukrrichflot” / Ukraine
Aspiring of Ukraine for joining the European Union. Development of relationships with European Union in different spheres, including education.
OTHER RELEVANT ISSUES
For implementation of the project “Investments in education and training” within the framework of the Ukrainian participation in realization of the strategy of European Union concerning the Danube region the sum of 3,953,000 EUR would have been needed.
Data provided by: Maryan Berezyuk (Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Ukraine) – 08.05.2013