EMTI is jointly directed by Ethiopian Shipping Lines S.C. (ESL) and YCF Group (YCF). Together, ESL and YCF bring decades of experience in the shipping industry, management expertise, experienced human resource capabilities and deep industry relationships.

Board of Directors

EMTI’s Directors include industry veterans with decades of experience in the shipping industry. The Chairman is Ambachew Abraha, Managing Director of Ethiopian Shipping Lines


General Manager: Jordan Buchler.

Mr. Bucher has served in various capacities in the shipping industry including as a Chief Engineer in the Israeli Navy

Expansion of the facility will begin and will be expected to provide training and living accommodations for a capacity of 4,000 Cadets