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    Welcome to SAIMI.
    Partners in growing the blue economy!
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    All things maritime at your fingertips.
    Fast-tracking the provision of research, education and skills
    needed to position South Africa as a global leader in the
    sustainable utilisation of maritime resources.
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Welcome to SAIMI

The South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) is facilitating the development of the skills and knowledge base required to ensure the success of “Blue Economy” maritime economic development initiatives such as Operation Phakisa and the African Union’s African Integrated Maritime Strategy.


SAIMI serves South Africa and the African continent by promoting skills development, education, training and research that supports growth of the blue economy.

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NEWSFLASH!    Vacancies at SAIMI

SAIMI invites applications for the following positions:


Director: Strategic Projects / Post Level 5

Director: Operations / Post Level 5

Director: Research / Post Level 5

Director: Government Relations / Post Level 6

Senior Manager: National Cadet Programme (NCP) / Post Level 6

Senior Manager: Operation Phakisa Skills Development / Post Level 6

Research Associates – 3 positions / Post Level 8

PR & Events Coordinator / Post Level 9

Closing date for all applications: 22 September 2017

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