Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 project LatLitNaviPort

Project title: Improvement of workforce mobility and skills in Latvian-Lithuanian maritime transport sector 
Project acronym: LatLitNaviPort
Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020 project No.: LLI-42
Project partners: 
Lead partner: Liepaja Marine College (LMC);
Collaboration partner: Lithuanian Maritime Academy(LMA).

Project duration: 03.04.2017 – 02.04.2019 (24 months)
Project objective: To improve the competitiveness of seafarers and logistics specialists in ports by improving education quality.

Project funding: project total grant amount - 900 286,38 EUR (765 243,42  EUR – 85 % ERDF and 135 042,96  EUR – 15% Latvian State budget funding). LMC receives 605 997,10  EUR, of which 515 097,53 EUR – ERDF and 90 899,57 EUR – Latvian State budget funding.
Target audience: LMC and LMA students and staff

Liepaja Marine College (LMC) acted as the lead partner of the project.

Main LMC project activities implemented:

  • Improved study programme courses;
  • Developed 2 teaching/learning materials in Latvian and English languages:
  • “Joint operation management between bridge and engine control room in Laboratory”
  • “Learning materials for Navigation and manoeuvring action in Laboratory”;
  • Established and installed Navigation, Maneuvering and Engine Control Laboratory, personnel trained to use installed equipment; loft space repaired and adjusted for the Laboratory needs;
  • Personnel qualification enhanced in several training events – experience exchange visits to Sweden, trainings courses and field trips in Belgium, two structural specific courses in Latvia;
  • Organized two pilot training events for students and working specialists.

Lithuanian Maritime Academy (LMA) acted as the partner of the project.

Main LMA project activities implemented:

  • Improved existing study programme courses;
  • Developed 3 teaching/learning materials in Lithuanian and English languages:
  • “Economics of seaport terminal operation”
  • “Management of seaport terminal operation”
  • “Technologies of seaport terminal operation”;
  • Purchased and installed Port Operation Simulator, personnel trained to use installed equipment;
  • Personnel qualification enhanced in several training events - experience exchange visits to Sweden, trainings courses and field trips in Belgium, one structural specific course in Latvia;
  • Organized two pilot training events for students and working specialists.

Link to the Programme website www.latlit.eu about project
Link to the official EU website www.europa.eu  

This information has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Liepaja Marine College and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union.

Project News:
16.05.2017 – During project kick-off meeting Partneship agreament has been signed, press realize from event in Latvian here and in news here
27.06.2017 29.06.2017 7 LMC and LMA representatives had experience exchange with Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, read more  here  Experience exchange with Chalmers University of Technology
27.08.2017 02.09.2017 15 LMC and LMA lecturers upgrade their experience in APEC training centre and Antwerp Port terminals, Antwerp, Belgium,  read more  here 
TAILOR MADE SEMINAR ON PORT LOGISTICS & CONTAINER TERMINAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING in Antwerp, Belgium
13.09.2017 In LMC organized 1st Steering Committee and 1st Management team meetings
22.02.2018   In LMA organized 2nd Management team meeting
15.06.2018  Navigation, Manoeuvring and Engine control Laboratory equipment delivered in Liepaja Marine College
10.09.2018 – 14.09.2018 Joint trainings  for a group of teachers from both partner institutions organized in LMC, 7 LMC and 3 LMA teachers had the opportunity to update and improve their knowledge and competences by attending TRAINING COURSE FOR INSTRUCTORS (Model course 6.09), TRAIN THE SIMULATOR TRAINER AND ASSESSOR  (Model course 6.10)), read more here
19.09.2018 – Liepaja Marine College officially opens Navigation, Maneuvering and Engine Control Laboratory
19.09.2018 In LMC organized 2nd Steering Committee and 3rd Management team meetings 
17.09.2018 – 21.09.2018 2 LMC instructors upgrade their knowledge in ECDIS, completed Transas ECDIS Specific Instructor Trainings, read more here.
30.01.2019 – 31.01.2019 Joint pilot training of Liepaja Marine College and Lithuanian Maritime Academy students in Liepaja Marine College’s Navigation, maneuvering and Engine control Laboratory.
11.02.2019 – 12.02.2019 Liepaja Marine College’s bridge simulator of the Navigation, maneuvering and Engine control Laboratory joint connection trial with Lithuanian Maritime Academy’s bridge simulator, joint online simulations test.
27.02.2019 – 28.02.2019 Joint pilot training of Liepaja Marine College and Lithuanian Maritime Academy students in Lithuanian Maritime Academy with Port operation simulator.
04.03.2019 – 05.03.2019 Joint pilot training of Liepaja Marine College students in Liepaja Marine College with Port Operation simulator (on-line mode with Lithuanian Maritime Academy).
14.03.2019 – Liepaja Special Economic Zone visit to Liepaja Marine College, familiarization with Navigation, maneuvering and Engine control Laboratory.
15.03.2019 – project LatLitNaviPort Final event in Lithuanian Maritime Academy, Lithuania.
21.03.2019 – Liepaja Marine College and Lithuanian Maritime Academy first bridge simulators joint training for students.
21.03.2019  project LatLitNaviPort Closure event in Liepaja Marine College, Latvia.

 

Project manager: J.Zalomova, +371 27089970, jekaterina.zalomova(pie)ljk.lv

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