As an education and training program in the field of aquaculture initiated by DELOS, DELOS Maritime Institute continues to collaborate with various universities in Indonesia within the framework of tridharma of higher education, which includes education, research, and community service intending to optimize human resources in the aquaculture sector.
Aquaculture is a fast-growing industry that plays an essential role in food security and economic development. However, this industry faces several challenges, such as disease outbreaks, environmental degradation, and a need for more skilled human resources.
For this reason, to overcome these challenges, DELOS Maritime Institute is working with four institutions, namely Universitas Diponegoro (Undip), Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Universitas Pancasakti (UPS Tegal), and Politeknik Kelautan dan Perikanan Pangandaran through the signing of the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding).
This collaboration aims to optimize the potential of human resources and increase competence in the field of Science and Technology (IPTEK) in Fisheries and Maritime Affairs.
The main scope of this collaboration is DELOS Maritime Institute as a human resource training and development program facilitating participants to receive education and direct training in the field related to vannamei shrimp farming.
This DMI program will equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to enter the aquaculture industry. This includes pond preparation management, vannamei shrimp farming technology, shrimp health management, feed management, and shrimp business management.
In the learning process, DELOS Maritime Institute consists of two stages: theoretical class and field practice class. The theory class lasts 6 days as a provision for the participants before going into the field and facing direct cases in vannamei shrimp farming for one cycle or around 3 months.
The existence of DELOS Maritime Institute is an excellent opportunity for young people who want to get involved in the aquaculture industry. Through this program, participants can gain valuable knowledge and experience that may not be obtained from lecture materials. Not only that, but DELOS Maritime Institute participants also have the potential to be recruited as employees of PT Delos Teknologi Maritime Jaya.
Currently, DELOS Maritime Institute Batch 2 is almost complete. It is planned that the participants will carry out a presentation exam of the training results for approximately 4 months in the ponds on January 26-27 2023. Meanwhile, DELOS Maritime Institute Batch 2 graduation will be held at night, namely on 27 January 2023