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Capt. Charl Coetzee


Captain Coetzee brings with him a wealth of experience and competence in seafaring, command and education & training

During his 30-year naval career in the SA Navy he served onboard submarines and surface vessels and almost 8 years as Commanding Officer onboard SAS OUTENIQUA and SAS DRAKENSBERG. He also served ashore in a number of training institutions for officers including the SA Naval College and Maritime Warfare Training Centre. During the transformation process in the Ministry for Defense, he was an active participant in the SA Navy Education, Training and Development Workgroup. He served as the Chairman of the SA Navy Bridge Watch keeping Board from 2007 to 2012

After his last command at sea he served as the SA Navy Budget Planner at South African Naval Headquarters from mid-2012 and resigned from the SA Navy in 2014 to join EMTI as the Deputy Commandant Training. He has been involved in the development, establishment and approval of various training programmers and the Quality Management System of the Institute.

He was appointed as the Commandant of EMTI S.C. Maritime Academy at the University of Bahir Dar in May 2019.

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