Nepal's Sujit Lama, one of the shortest delegates to arrive, topped the 'Media's Choice' poll, with Vensan Iala
of Guinea Bissau and Lars Kortleven of the Netherlands sharing the second spot.
The Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy is the first centre approved by the IALA
to conduct Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), and Aids to Navigation (AtoN) Courses in the region.
"I am extremely honoured to be the first woman to work in Safeen at Abu Dhabi Ports and the first to receive the IALA
Level-2 certification in the UAE," Rasti said in a statement on Sunday.
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International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA
) is developing the standard intersystem VTS exchange format (IVEF) protocol for exchange of navigation and vessel information between VTS systems and between VTS and vessels.
"Through constant work by the State Company for Iraqi Ports and the achievement of a major qualitative jump, Iraqi ports have joint IALA
for the first time in their history," according to a ministerial statement received by Aswat al-Iraq - Voices of Iraq - (VOI).
publishes module courses for AtoN (aids to navigation) training - Level 1 designed for management and Level 2 designed for technicians.
The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities, or IALA
, is an 80-member country organisation representing navigation services and interests worldwide.