Project description

At the request of IMO, WMU delivered a Regional Training Course on the Implementation of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code under IMO’s Programme No. TC/1941 (Support to Maritime Development, Asia Activity No. 08).

The Course was delivered from 9 to 16 March 2019 by Professor M. E. Manuel, in Seoul and Busan, South Korea. The training was held under the auspices of the Korea Maritime Dangerous Goods Inspection & Research Institute (KOMDI) with participants from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam.

Project Officer

Michael Ekow Manuel

Dr. Michael Ekow MANUEL was until May 2013 the Dean of Faculty of Maritime Studies at the Regional Maritime University in Ghana.  Previous to that, he was Head of Research and Consultancy at the same Institution.  He is a Master Mariner and worked on ships for eleven years culminating in an appointment as Master (Ship Captain).

He holds degrees in Maritime Affairs (MSc.) and Maritime Administration (PhD) from the World Maritime University with ITF and Sheldon Kinney Fellowships respectively.

Project Duration

March, 2019