‘Adopt a Ship Programme’ – MSC’s CSR initiative in India

2022-06-23 09:36:04 Shipping News

An ‘Adopt a Ship Programme’ has been initiated as a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by world’s leading and Geneva-headquartered shipping company that employs a substantial number of Indian seafarers, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC).

 

CSR initiative to connect with at 10 to 12 schools in India in the current year

 

MSC’s Cyprus-based arm MSC Shipmanagement Limited will spearhead this CSR initiative and aim to connect with at 10 to 12 schools in India in the current year.

 

 Through ‘Adopt a Ship Programme’, primary school students of India will be linked with MSC Cargo and Cruise vessels’ senior crew members.

Nita Jha, Head of Group Learning & Organizational Development, Sustainability & Support Services, MSC Shipmanagement said,

 

The aim of our ‘Adopt a Ship Programme’ CSR initiative is to highlight the benefits of the shipping industry

 

“The aim of our ‘Adopt a Ship Programme’ CSR initiative is to highlight the positive side and benefits of the shipping industry and its huge contribution to the global economy. This maritime awareness programme will influence thousands of Indian students to opt for the merchant navy as a lucrative career option.”

 

Adopt a Ship Programme’ will act as a major boost for the Indian shipmanning industry

 

Jha added MSC’s connect with Indian students through ‘Adopt a Ship Programme’ will act as a major boost for the Indian shipmanning industry in the years to come as Indian seafarers have acquired a prestigious position as a major global workforce over many decades.

 

Based in Cyprus currently, Nita Jha is a native of the Indian state of Bihar. She studied at University of Cambridge and also worked as an English teacher in India and Hong Kong for many years. Nita Jha also served the Government of India-owned broadcast station ‘All India Radio’ as a Singer.

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