In recognition for contributions to the development of students at King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Chief Engineer Abdullah Al-Yami, VLCC Fleet Manager at Bahri has been honoured by Saudi Arabia’s Transport General Authority (TGA). At a graduation ceremony held for the first batch of young people who have obtained the Saudi Competency Certificate (COC) for Offshore Officers and Engineers and are now qualified to work on the high seas, Al-Yami received a plaque of appreciation from H.E. Rumaih Al Rumaih, President, TGA, for the significant role he played in the examination of the graduates.
The students of the faculty of Marine Science at KAU are required to undergo a minimum of six months at-sea training to complete the Saudi Competency Certificate (COC). TGA has authorised Al-Yami to evaluate the knowledge and skills of students after the completion of the training.