Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

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

The Blue MBA Ambassador

The Blue MBA Ambassador
Thomas Damsgaard The Blue MBA appoints Thomas Damsgaard as Ambassador to enhance links with North and Central America Thomas Damsgaard, a global maritime and logistics executive based in Houston, Texas, has been formally named as an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue...
October 20th, 2017 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus
Nick Brownthird from the left),  ( Marine and Offshore Director of Lloyd’s Register presenting to the Mayor of Larnaka and the Rector of the University of Cyprus the LR publication “Maritime Science and Technology” On Tuesday October 10th the Rector of the University of Cyprus Professor...
October 16th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Triton in Chios

Triton in Chios
Chios’ Maritime Museum It looks like the title of a new novel where the prince of the seas – son of Poseidon – was the protagonist of an adventure in this beautiful Greek island, but not. We´re talking about other Triton: The principal character of children’s books collection...
October 3rd, 2017 | Academia, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me”

Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me”
Brian Noe Kristensen. Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me” By James Brewer For the past two years, Brian Noe Kristensen has been handling an extra professional challenge alongside his job in the top echelons of the AP Moller-Maersk transport and logistics group. His reward for his dedication...
September 15th, 2017 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places | Read More

Minister praises multi-million pound offshore and maritime training facility

Eddie Smiley, Clyde Training Solutions, and Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister Paul Wheelhouse MSP has hailed the success of marine and offshore safety specialists Clyde Training Solution’s new state-of-the-art facility. The multi-million pound...
August 30th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Vroon and Seagull Maritime create training agreement

Vroon and Seagull Maritime create training agreement
l to r: Mr. Eric Rikken, Managing Director, Vroon, Mr. Lennart Ripke, Area Sales Manager, Seagull Germany and Mr. Diederic van Keulen, Head of Crewing, Vroon. – Picture provided by Vroon from signing of agreement. The international shipping company, Vroon, has recently signed a fleetwide agreement...
August 28th, 2017 | Academia, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Hear from the Global Bauxite Working Group and Local P&I Correspondents

Hear from the Global Bauxite Working Group and Local P&I Correspondents
Be among the first to hear the Global Bauxite Working Group’s findings  At the IMO’s CCC4 Sub-Committee in September, the Global Bauxite Working Group will be presenting the findings of their hotly-anticipated report. These findings could have significant implications for the carriage, classification...
August 21st, 2017 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award

FONASBA Announces Winner of the 2017 Young Ship Agent or Broker Award
  Niklas Soltow of  SCA Logistics GmbH FONASBA is very pleased to announce that the winner of its Young Ship Agent or Broker Award for 2017 is Niklas Soltow of SCA Logistics GmbH of Germany The Award was introduced in 2015 with the aim of encouraging members of the ship agency and ship broking...
August 21st, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Events, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent
The Graduates, Class of 2017 of the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics Prominent maritime personalities, including a leader at the world’s largest container shipping company and a key figure in the marine insurance sector, were among those congratulating graduates from the Class of 2017 of the...
August 17th, 2017 | Academia, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month | Read More