The day of Cadets 2015 Initiation

The day of Initiantion is a traditional holiday in Odessa National Maritime Academy. First-year students, who have joined the ranks of cadets, annually participate in the solemn parade. This year was no exception. Young cadets passed the celebratory column before the walls of the favourite Academy.

M. V. Miyusov, Prof., Rector of ONMA, A.L. Neizhpapa, First Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Naval Forces, Captain of the 1rst rank, M.Y. Sokolov, Associate Professor, Head of the Odessa branch of the State Enterprise “Administration of the Sea Ports of Ukraine”, A.I. Grigoruk, Deputy Chairman of the Maritime Transport Workers Trade Union of Ukraine, I.V. Safin, Director of "V-Ships. Ukraine" and others delivered welcoming addresses on this occasion .

Teachers, parents, relatives and friends supported young cadets. Future sailors sang the national anthem of the Academy, taking the Oath of Allegiance to alma mater. The concert was orginized by Cultural Center of ONMA, where cadets and Academy's staff performed on the stage.

Within a few years, the current first-year cadets will be highly qualified specialists in their own area. Thus, the vast expanses of the oceans and seas will be opened before the young sailors.