Danish Maritime Officers: Bigger intake on maritime programmes

Danish Maritime Officers fears that the maritime training programmes meant to be the foundation under one of the Danish growth industries will be given a lower priority, Managing Director of Danish Maritime Officers, Fritz Ganzhorn, tells ShippingWatch.

The Danish Government will make a mistake if deciding to give the maritime training programmes a lower priority, Managing Director of Danish Maritime Officers, Fritz Ganzhorn, says.

His comments follow the criticism earlier published in ShippingWatch by Per Jørgensen, Chairman of the Danish trade union for engineers, Maskinmestrenes Forening. He was very surprised that the Danish Government has not allocated means to a higher intake of engineer students in its proposal to the 2013 Budget.

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