Hambantota International Maritime Academy (HIMA)
We set up HIMA in 2018 as our specialized training arm and academy, focusing on Port and Maritime Training. This meets the urgent need to offer professional training in the Port and Maritime Industry, which would create opportunities for local and international talent.
HIPG is in partnership with several leading institutions for conducting Graduate Trainee programs. These include Moratuwa University, Kotalawala Defense University, CINEC, University of Ruhuna, University of Peradeniya, University of Sabaragamuwa, University of Colombo, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, South Eastern University, SLIIT, NSBM and Ocean University. Up to now, we have employed 32 out of 37 successful Graduate Trainees.
Focus areas and programs
- Vocational Training
- Equipment Operator
- Non-Equipment Operations
- Internships and Graduate Training
- Undergraduate Internships
- Professional training programs for graduates
- Specialized Skills Training and Development.
- Professional Development- Port and management related professional training.