Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

New project launched to tackle the use of harmful oil-based composites in the marine environment

New project launched to tackle the use of harmful oil-based composites in the marine environment
Bicomponents filaments cross-section New project launched to tackle the use of harmful oil-based composites in the marine environment SeaBioComp, is a new collaborative project that has been launched to develop and produce novel bio-based thermoplastic composite materials and the analytical protocols...
July 15th, 2019 | Academia, Environment | Read More

DSME, NAPA, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, and AVL partner to develop digital ships

DSME, NAPA, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, and AVL partner to develop digital ships
l to r: Odin Kwon, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, Deog Hee Doh, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, Naoki Mizutani, NAPA and Marko Dekena, AVL LIST signing the co-operation agreement at Nor-Shipping 2019 exhibition in Oslo. DSME, NAPA, Korea Maritime and Ocean University, and AVL partner...
June 17th, 2019 | Academia, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research

Ports revoke scrubber ban after publication of academic research
PORTS REVOKE SCRUBBER BAN AFTER PUBLICATION OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has received written approvals and no-objection letters from several Port Authorities around the world indicating they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters. Following...
May 2nd, 2019 | Academia, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

PEMA Announces 7th ANNUAL STUDENT CHALLENGE theme question

PEMA Announces 7th ANNUAL STUDENT CHALLENGE theme question
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association announces the PEMA Student Challenge theme question for 2019: ”Exploring the drivers behind change: Defining the port of the future.” The PEMA Student Challenge The PEMA Student Challenge is the only competition of its kind within the Ports and Terminals...
April 8th, 2019 | Academia, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge

Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge
Captain Prashant Widge, fourth from the left amongst other award winners Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge Capt Prashant Widge, a principal in sustainable ship-recycling at the AP Moller-Maersk group, has won a special recognition...
April 8th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Maritime Education and Training, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

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