Who we are

EMTI S.C. is a private company established to train Ethiopian engineers to obtain careers as Marine Officers and provide career placement with world-renown commercial vessel operators.  The Company is based in Ethiopia at Bahir Dar University and operates as an elite and selective program.

The Company is jointly owned and operated Ethiopian Shipping Lines S.C. and YCF Group.

Ethiopian Shipping Lines S.C.

Ethiopian Shipping Lines is the Company operating Ethiopia’s commercial shipping fleet. Ethiopian Shipping Lines S.C. was founded in1964 G.C. and started operation in 1966 G.C. with three newly built ships (two general cargos and one tanker).

The company is now reformed to a share company with a capital of birr 289 million and operates under the supervision of Public Enterprises Supervising Authority

YCF Group

  • YCF Group is an American investment firm
  • The Company manages several global investments in the shipping and telecommunications industries
  • Directly and indirectly, YCF Group employs over 3,000 people worldwide and manages offices across Asia, Africa, Europe and North America