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Capacity Building

The World-Wide Academy is organising a series of technical webinars addressing some of the challenges Aids to Navigation Service Providers are facing. Each session will include one or more lectures relating to the webinar topic delivered by experts from the IALA family. Participants will be given an opportunity to ask questions and discuss topics at hand. All those who are interested in making a presentation as part these webinars, please contact Mrs. Gerardine Delanoye via:

Buoy Moorings  – Results of recent buoy mooring trials in Belize waters on Thursday 28 January 2021 at 1600 UTC. Link to be added.

Mr Alfred John Naingie, captain of the multipurpose vessel Marwina, Maritime Authority of Surinam, will give a presentation on buoy moorings.
Mr Michael Jenkins, Safety and Security Manager, Belize Port Authority, will give a presentation on buoy moorings in Belize waters.


AtoN Remote Monitoring – Effective performance monitoring during COVID-19 and after on Thursday 14 January 2021 at 0900 UTC.  Watch on our Youtube channel after the event.


Mr Simon Millyard, Trinity House, will give a lecture on Remote Monitoring of AtoN.

Mahdi Al-Mosawi, General Manager, Middle East Navigation Aids Services will give a presentation on MENAS AtoN Monitoring Practice.


Save the date for future webinars:

AtoN Light Characters – Selecting a suitable light character on Thursday 11 February 2021 at 0700 UTC. Link to be added.

AtoN Maintenance – Reducing total cost of ownership on Thursday 25 February 2021 at  UTC. Link to be added.