The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) project on Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh (SENSREC), Work Package 4, Phase I, has been awarded to a WMU led consortium.
The project commenced on 9 Sep 2015 and falls under the WMU Maritime Risk and Safety (MaRiSa) research group. Associate Professor Raphael Baumler is the project leader supported by Research Associate Aditi Kataria.
The WMU-led consortium will carry out training needs assessment and curriculum development in the context of the development of training for health, safety and environmental compliance in ship recycling in Bangladesh. Other consortium partners include the University of Strathclyde, UK; Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey; Green Ship Recycling Services, Germany; Bangladesh Marine Academy, Chittagong; Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka and University of Chittagong.