Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

Theotokas on “Management of the Shipping Companies”; the book!

Theotokas on “Management of the Shipping Companies”; the book!
… Pleased to inform you all on the publication of our friend and Chiot compatriot Ioannis Theotokas’ new book ‘Management of Shipping Companies’ by Routledge in the Routledge Maritime Masters Series! Given what takes place all over Planet Ocean with the shipping adventure, this...
April 26th, 2018 | Academia, Books, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…
From the last Harbour Masters meeting, held in Madrid; eighth from the left is Capt. Antonio M. Padrón-Santiago The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” launched by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine together...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp

MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore Maritime Innovation camp
l to r: Antti Saurama, University of Turku, Janne Suominen, MacGregor, Karri Mikkonen, Turku Science Park, HE Paula Parviainen, Ambassador of Finland to Singapore, Jason Lin, Singapore Maritime Institute and Toh Ah Cheong, Singapore Maritime Institute MacGregor takes its place at the Finland-Singapore...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Professor Angelos Delivorrias sails to eternity

Professor Angelos Delivorrias sails to eternity
Professor Angelos Delivorrias 1937-2018 The Benaki Museum’s Administrative Committee and Foundation staff express their deepest sorrow for the loss of the Academician and Professor Angelos Delivorrias, who for 45 years led the Foundation from the positions of Director and member of the Administrative...
April 24th, 2018 | Academia, News, Obituaries, Person Profiles | Read More

Flemming Pedersen – at the centre of Denmark’s Energy Metropolis – lauds the Blue MBA

Flemming Pedersen – at the centre of Denmark’s Energy Metropolis – lauds the Blue MBA
Flemming Aarhus Pedersen. Photo: MEDVIND/ Bent Sørensen Flemming Aarhus Pedersen, chief financial officer at the Port of Esbjerg, is looking forward to the next stages in the city’s ascent as Denmark’s energy capital. He is confident that his participation in the Executive MBA in Shipping &...
April 9th, 2018 | Academia, Energy, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

PEMA Student Challenge 2018 Question announced

PEMA Student Challenge 2018 Question announced
Fae Brennan The PEMA Student Challenge question for 2018 was announced today, marking the official launch of this years’ competition. The theme of environmental challenge and productivity at ports was announced at the PEMA AGM in Bilbao in January, and focuses heavily on-air quality and the reduction...
March 19th, 2018 | Academia, Environment, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Stephen Hawking tribute

Stephen Hawking tribute
Stephen Hawking March Newsletter: Tribute to Stephen Hawking. Russell Group Universities Part 2. It has been a very sad week. On Wednesday, 14th of March at his home in Cambridge, Stephen Hawking, a world famous theoretical physicist, peacefully passed away. He was 76. Stephen Hawking was an inspiration...
March 17th, 2018 | Academia, Obituaries, Person Profiles | Read More

Jobs In Maritime – Lloyds Maritime Academy (LMA) …

Jobs In Maritime – Lloyds Maritime Academy (LMA) …
Jobs In Maritime – Lloyds Maritime Academy (LMA) – Latest Training Opportunities – March 2018 E-bulletin Gain technical skills with an online course Industry leading qualifications to boost your CV Technical skills are at a premium for the maritime industry. The easiest way to show...
March 16th, 2018 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Greek minister Nikos Pappas speaks at LSE on ““Fake News, Propaganda and Media in Greece”,

Greek minister Nikos Pappas speaks at LSE on ““Fake News, Propaganda and Media in Greece”,
Nikos Pappas delivering his speech; to his left seated Prof. Kevin Featherstone GREECE’S MINISTER OF DIGITAL POLICY, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA, NIKOS PAPPAS, SPEAKS AT THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS • N.Pappas: «New media are not the only ones responsible for fake news. Fake news diffusion often...
February 28th, 2018 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Press and Media | Read More

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge
Capt Prashant Widge. Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge Captain Prashant Widge has an unusual role for a qualified master mariner – after a fulfilling career sailing merchant ships across the globe, he is today engaged in driving sustainability in the ship...
February 15th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sales and Purchases, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches Shiphandling Logbook

The Nautical Institute launches Shiphandling Logbook
Shiphandling is probably the most important skill for mariners and one of the most difficult to practise. The Nautical Institute recognises the value of gaining sea-time experience and developing shiphandling skills and has developed the Shiphandling Logbook, launched today. This logbook aims to provide...
February 7th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Books, HR, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…
H.E Eng.Abdulrahman Al Hammadi, Undersecre-tary for Inspection & Support Services at the Ministry of Education UAE, Mr. Abdulla Alkaabi, Cultural Attache, Ministry of Education UAE, and Eng.Hamdan Alsaedi, EHS Director, Ministry of Education UAE, Chris Wales, Chief Technology Officer at the British...
February 5th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…

The BDI@1,095: nothing matters much and very little mattes at all…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and with a triple-digit fall of 124 points since last week (1,219) , brings-in the Aristotelian maxim as the title of today’s weekly report; try to interpret this and see what you get, not just for the shipping markets but for...
February 2nd, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Chartering, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

UCL Holding’s MRA increased number of graduates by 23% in 2017

UCL Holding’s MRA increased number of graduates by 23% in 2017
. In 2017, Marine Recruiting Agency LLC (MRA, part of UCL Holding) trained 2,927 specialists including port dockers, road building workers and warehouse employees, which represents a 23% growth from 2016. The firm attributes the increase to the expansion of its training programmes range and the geography...
January 26th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

HudsonAnalytix CEO appointed to American-Caribbean Maritime Foundation BoD

HudsonAnalytix CEO appointed to American-Caribbean Maritime Foundation BoD
Cynthia Hudson HudsonAnalytix Chief Executive Officer Appointed to American-Caribbean Maritime Foundation Board of Directors Camden, NJ, January 22, 2018 // HudsonAnalytix, Inc. is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Hudson has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of...
January 22nd, 2018 | Academia, Person Profiles | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four USMMA Cadets During 2017 Awards Luncheon

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four USMMA Cadets During 2017 Awards Luncheon
l to r: Vincent Policastro, Joshua Caan, Jenny Terpenning, Rebecca Snyder and Chandler Chiappe (KINGS POINT, NY; Dec. 12, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corporation awarded four U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadets with 2017 Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Scholarships during yesterday’s Containerization...
December 12th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Sailing into calmer waters? Cautious optimism returns

Sailing into calmer waters? Cautious optimism returns
Mrs Natalia Margioli- Komninou and Mr George A. Tsavliris with lecturers of the ICS Greek Branch and the students that distinguished worldwide at the ICS Examinations 2016 – 2017 The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Greek Branch held its 13th Annual Forum, on Wednesday, 29 th of November 2017...
December 1st, 2017 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”
Vitaly Klyuyev The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview* with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev**, Director...
November 14th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, HR, IMO, Interviews, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement | Read More

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM
… Help is finally on the way for the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date.  An exciting new ‘STEM Returners Programme’ is specifically designed to help them return to their former careers, as well as...
November 13th, 2017 | Academia, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting powerful finale

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting powerful finale
Eleftherios Veniamis MSc STF 2000 of Golden Union delivering his paper; to his right the panel of session one on the Dry Markets Further to our yesterday’s brief note on the first day of this unique event, herewith is another note of the second day’s deliberations earlier on today; Iris Liaskonis...
November 11th, 2017 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…
Anthony Papadimitriou at the podium; to his right the panel Picture by iris D. Liaskonis …is as you read these lines enfolding at the Onassis Cultural Centre (STEGI) in Athens, Greece and continues tomorrow with nearly 1,000 registrations… The Grammenos Brigade as we call it! Iris Liaskonis is...
November 10th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact

RG Conference17 Creates A Powerful Impact
From the event The fourth annual Reload Greece Conference took place in London on Saturday 28th October. The Unstoppable Generation: Hacking Entrepreneurship into a Culture brought together a wide range of stakeholders to explore and debate how a mindset of entrepreneurism can be hacked into a culture...
November 1st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Markets | Read More

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin

Students hit the beach to design a behaviour-changing bin
Charity and University team up to tackle plastic pollution in the sea London design students will descend onto East Beach in Littlehampton, West Sussex, next Tuesday 24 October to analyse and quantify litter, as part of a project to design and install a behaviour-changing bin that will encourage beach...
October 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More