Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…
Captain Nishant Kumar on an offshore project. Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment: Capt Nishant Kumar of Anglo-Eastern and the Blue MBA Class of 2019 Capt Nishant Kumar is an advocate of ‘balance’ in two key areas of the maritime sector. He urges a balanced approach to the onset...
February 26th, 2019 | Academia, Featured, Insight, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

Capt. Prashant Widge of A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Blue MBA acclaimed in AMBA Excellence Awards

Capt. Prashant Widge of A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Blue MBA acclaimed in AMBA Excellence Awards
l to r: Sean Molony, Dr Malcolm Willingale, John Faraclas, Captain Prashant Widge, Irene Rosberg and Dr Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard Capt. Prashant Widge of A.P. Moller – Maersk and the Blue MBA acclaimed in AMBA Excellence Awards A prestige award has gone to a key corporate sustainability expert at...
February 8th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@645; without frills…

The BDI@645; without frills…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) loss was a bit contained today, just 23 points but on a weekly basis the loss was a triple-digit one: 260 points from 905 of last Friday the 25th of January. Geopolitics still in disarray. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The Capes’ BCI was down...
February 1st, 2019 | Academia, Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Truth: the BDI@797

The Truth: the BDI@797
John Faraclas “ ‘Tis strange- but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction !” Lord Byron was absolutely right… So here we go with yet another Market total fall; The BDI lost 55 points and things are getting sour but cool; cheer up the worse is yet to come. The geopolitics still...
January 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fashion, Headlines, Insight, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

LR and UMAS release new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study

LR and UMAS release new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study
  Katherine H. Palmer 29 January 2019 – Today, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have released ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’, a study that aims to show what is needed to enable the transition, both at the ship and supply infrastructure...
January 29th, 2019 | Academia, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Insight | Read More

Congratulations to Prof Pangalos for his latest appointments

Congratulations to Prof Pangalos for his latest appointments
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos The Greek medical geneticist Professor Constantinos Pangalos, corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine since 2016, has been appointed a member of two of the Academy’s independent committees. One committee is focused on biology, genetics and biomedical...
January 25th, 2019 | Academia, Medical | Read More

“What’s in Your Stack?”

“What’s in Your Stack?”
l to r: RADM Joe Servidio, Holland America Line; Captain Gordon Loebl, Hornblower Cruises and Events: Chris Brown, Chevron Shipping; Carleen Lyden Walker, NAMEPA “What’s in Your Stack?” Conference unites students, regulators, industry, and conservationists to Save Our Seas January 17, 2019 –...
January 17th, 2019 | Academia, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Blue MBA participant from AP Møller Maersk nominated for the ‘AMBA Business School Impact on Community and Society Award’

Blue MBA participant from AP Møller Maersk nominated for the ‘AMBA Business School Impact on Community and Society Award’
Irene Rosberg Helping to create a more sustainable future for the maritime industry is at the core of the CBS Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (known informally as the Blue MBA), and we are excited to announce that AMBA has added a new award to the AMBA Business School Award ceremony in London....
January 15th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Events, HR | Read More

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?
Professor Averil Macdonald OBE Diversity – does it matter in shipping? by  Professor Averil Macdonald OBE, DSc, D.Univ, FInstP, FRSA. Emeritus Professor University of Reading, Senior Warden Worshipful Company of Fuellers. Organisations of all sizes across every industry sector are scrutinising their...
November 21st, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Comment, Communication, Featured, HR, Insight, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Two Williams-Mystic Students

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Two Williams-Mystic Students
Molly Tucker (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Oct. 16, 2018) Two Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program students have been awarded scholarships by Crowley Maritime Corporation. Molly Tucker and Colby Weik were each chosen for their academic excellence, high morale and community involvement. The students also exhibited...
October 15th, 2018 | Academia, Scholarships | Read More

A new MCA Seafarer Training Centre and Crew Residence Opens in Phuket

A new MCA Seafarer Training Centre and Crew Residence Opens in Phuket
Anthony Gould AFNI FRGS, Chairman and CEO Galileo Maritime Academy has this month announced the completion of its new architect designed professional crew training centre and crew residence in Phuket, Thailand.  The “T” shaped buildings comprise state-of-the-art training and recreation rooms, a...
October 11th, 2018 | Academia, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Blue MBA appoints Gunnar Georgs as an Ambassador to enhance links with German market

The Blue MBA appoints Gunnar Georgs as an Ambassador to enhance links with German market
Gunnar Georgs Gunnar Georgs, a maritime industry personality with impressive experience in Europe and Asia, is to be an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) with special responsibility for the German market. He will enhance the links of the world-renowned Copenhagen...
September 24th, 2018 | Academia, Communication, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Sovcomflot and ABB open unique training centre at Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University

Sovcomflot and ABB open unique training centre at Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University
On 10 September 2018, the ceremonial opening of the Vessel Electric Propulsion Training Centre, at the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University, was held in Vladivostok as part of the 4th Eastern Economic Forum. The new facility focuses on preparing seafarers for work on vessels equipped with Azipod®...
September 11th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping

The 9th Hydra Shipping Conference: Romanticism in Shipping
Hydra, the Port 9th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 15th 2018 Every September since 2009, the Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots, organizes the “Hydra Shipping Conference” in the historic island of Hydra.A tradition in the world of Shipping, with guests from the Maritime Business...
September 8th, 2018 | Academia, Anniversaries, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Blue MBA: An outperforming MBA

Blue MBA: An outperforming MBA
A view from Frederiksberg Have of the CBS and in particular that of the building where the Blue MBA tutoring takes place. The outstanding performance of some shipping entities today – given the worst so far shipping environment and geopolitical scene we live in, does not only rest with the individual’s...
August 28th, 2018 | Academia, Communication, Education and Training, Film Industry, HR, Insight, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

American Salvage Association offers Honorary Membership to Academia

American Salvage Association offers Honorary Membership to Academia
Rebecca Garcia-Malone, ASA Education Committee Chair, presents Dr. Richard J. Burke, ABS Professor of Naval Architecture & Engineering, SUNY Maritime College, with an official invitation to join the ASA as the very first honorary maritime faculty member representative (July 20th, 2018 at SUNY Maritime...
August 15th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Awards, HR, Marine Insurance, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team

Marine-i helps The National Lobster Hatchery strengthen its pioneering Research team
The National Lobster Hatchery’s two new graduate researchers, (L) EmmaTheobald and (R) Elsa Domoney. Photo credit: Ikandi Media The Marine-i programme has helped two talented University of Exeter science graduates to achieve their dream of working on a globally important research project for The...
July 12th, 2018 | Academia, Charity, Environment, Fisheries, HR, Oceanology | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships

HELMEPA’s Scholarships
.. Another 5 young scientists will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams by carrying out postgraduate studies during the 2018-19 academic year, as scholars of ΗΕLMEPA. The new scholars will join the group of another 32 young people, who since 1998 have received ΗΕLMEPA scholarships for shipping...
July 6th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

InterManager Secretary General awarded honorary degree

InterManager Secretary General awarded honorary degree
InterManager Secretary-General, Captain Kuba Szymanski, receives his honorary doctorate from Solent University Secretary General of InterManager, Captain Kuba Szymanksi, has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Maritime Studies by Solent University. In addition to his role at InterManager, Captain...
July 6th, 2018 | Academia, Awards, HR, Intermanager | Read More

Tsavliris’ 2018 Q2 latest activities

Tsavliris’ 2018 Q2 latest activities
The “Panamax Alexander” Viewers can read herebelow 2018 Tsavliris’ Q2 latest activities with relevant photos  Bulk Carrier “PANAMAX ALEXANDER” On 1 March 2018, Tsavliris Salvage were engaged to provide salvage assistance to the Bulk Carrier “PANAMAX ALEXANDER” (GT 38,928 –...
July 5th, 2018 | Academia, Company Profiles, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went over and above the 1,500 point threshold… geopolitics and in particular the addition of Trade Wars will spill over badly! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was up 91 points and at 1,567 creates another momentum, may I say a chilly one as nothing should...
July 4th, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, Education and Training, Fashion, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history

Grace Pappas’s new project delves back 2,000 years in shipping history
Grace Pappas We always follow the arts – arts of any kind, be it painting, sculpture, industrial design, photography, music, film and theatre – you name it! Allaboutshipping.co.uk is there, present and encouraging the arts, in particular that of the new generation and from all nations! .  Specialist...
June 23rd, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, People and Places | Read More

How Galileo Became the MCA Flag-ship Maritime Academy in Asia by CEO Anthony H Gould

How Galileo Became the MCA Flag-ship Maritime Academy in Asia by CEO Anthony H Gould
Class training being undertaken galileo maritime academy. Anthony H Gould, AFNI FRGS CEO of Galileo Maritime Academy, Phuket, relates his amazing journey that culminated in the establishment of the MCA Flag-ship Maritime Academy in Asia: The story began in 2011 when I, as a Royal Navy engineer, flew...
May 25th, 2018 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Yachting | Read More

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt
Blue MBA salutes Frank Leonhardt. It was an inspired way to express appreciation to one of Europe’s most distinguished shipping chiefs for his hospitality: presenting him with a finely-crafted model of the type of vessel that has given stalwart service to his fleet. The surprise was prepared by members...
May 15th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Events, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

PEMA announces the three university teams that will compete in the Student Challenge final 2018 at TOC Europe

PEMA announces the three university teams that will compete in the Student Challenge final 2018 at TOC Europe
.. Teams from the University of Hamburg, Blekinge Institute of Technology and Hamburg University of Technology have been selected to qualify to the final of the Port Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA) Student Challenge competition, to take place at TOC Europe in Rotterdam next month. In...
May 15th, 2018 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More