Kenya Ports Authority has today welcomed its Security Paramilitary officers after completing three months of rigorous training.
KPA has confirmed the passing out of its security officers who have undergone intensive paramilitary training at the Kenya Wildlife Services Law Enforcement Academy in Manyani Taita Taveta.
According to KPA's post on social media, the 78 trainees went through a rigorous three months training involving theoretical and practical lessons on tactical and operational competencies vital for tackling 21st-century maritime security challenges.
KPA has noted that maritime security and safety is a core component of the shipping and maritime industry and, which makes them invest millions of shillings into training and equipping.
They have noted that because of maritime security and safety as components of a successful port, Kenya Ports Authority has invested massively in both infrastructure and human capital, to secure cargo and port users in all its facilities in line with the International Ship and Port Security Code.
The pass out was officially officiated by General Manager Human Resources Mr Daniel Ogutu on behalf of the Ag. Managing Director Amb. John Mwangemi.
KPA officers receive paramilitary training from different security units in the country.
In 2018, the first group of officers received training from the Administration Police Training Camp in Embakasi, Nairobi today.
This year, they switched to Kenya Wildlife Services Law Enforcement Academy
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