Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

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

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.
Andrew Main Wilson, CEO AMBA The Association of MBAs (AMBA) presented representatives of the Copenhagen institution with the 100-years milestone award, recognising its century of achievement. The accolade was bestowed in Dubai, at the AMBA Global Deans and Directors Conference. Among the CBS delegation...
July 5th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster

Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster
Shigetoshi Furutani. Galassie – a galactic network named after Loch Ness monster By James Brewer Here comes the Loch Ness monster, exerting inter-planetary influence. The legendary sea creature is appropriated symbolically in a dramatic installation by Japanese-born artist Shigetoshi Furutani as his...
June 28th, 2017 | Academia, Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London

Shipping in Changing Climates international conference to gather industry experts and academia in London
Timetabled to take place on the 4th and 5th September 2017, a week before the London International Shipping Week 2017, the Shipping in Changing Climates consortium’s fourth international conference will present new research from academia and industry on the latest perspectives on shipping efficiency...
June 26th, 2017 | Academia, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Ocean Scientists and Subsea engineers gather in Aberdeen for milestone conference

Prof. John Watson Hundreds of delegates are expected to turn out for the 60th 2017 Oceans conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre which opens on Tuesday (June 19). Organised jointly by the IEEE Ocean Engineering Society (OES) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS), this will be the...
June 16th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Construction, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology | Read More

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese
John Faraclas Now then, how does it feels financially for the investors as they see the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) standing at 830 points– minus 20 since yesterday and 62 since last Friday the 26th of May? John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost 56 points and the BCI 2014 stands at...
June 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Environment, Events, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Exams triumph results in four new Fellows of Association of Average Adjusters

Exams triumph results in four new Fellows of Association of Average Adjusters
Keith Martin (centre), chairman 2016-17 of Association of Average Adjusters, congratulates new Fellows Andrew Slade, Heather Robinson, Robert Tomlinson and Stelios Magkanaris Four marine claims experts have achieved one of the sector’s highest accolades in qualifying as Fellows of the Association of...
May 31st, 2017 | Academia, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

ESG investing and section 172 CA 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures

ESG investing and section 172 CA 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures
Dr Georgina Tsagas ESG investing and section 172 of the Companies Act 2006: Desperate times call for soft law measures by Dr. Georgina Tsagas, Lecturer in Law, University of Bristol Law School Section 172 CA 2006: Not worth the paper it is written on? Section 172 of the Companies Act 2006 has been...
May 22nd, 2017 | Academia, European Union, Legal, News, Organisations | Read More

Meeting old and new friends at The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar

Meeting old and new friends at The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar
Trinity House On all counts, as we have reported last Wednesday and Thursday, The Nautical Institute’s Command Seminar Series 2017 event at the heart of the Square Mile’s most prestigious and historic buildings, the 500 plus years old Trinity House, was more than a timely and successful event. Timely...
May 20th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Gdynia Maritime School – Approved assessment centre for Seagull Maritime

Gdynia Maritime School – Approved assessment centre for Seagull Maritime
Capt. Alfred Naskret (left), principal Gdynia Maritime School and Oscar Johansen, Chairman and founder Seagull Maritime AS agreeing on new collaboration for seafarer assessment centre. Horten 16.05.17 – The leader in maritime e-learning and competence management, Seagull Maritime, is delighted...
May 16th, 2017 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”

Blue MBA launches Alumni Association – a “fantastically valuable network”
Irene Rosberg A new advance for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue MBA) is underway with the establishment of its Alumni Association. The Association will be a channel for closer links around the globe between the senior executives in the maritime and associated sectors who have graduated,...
May 7th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Clubs, Communication, Events, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón delivering his paper Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, participated in the “1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress” held in Venezuela The Congress was organized by the CONSORCIO COSTA AFUERA, under the slogan “Towards...
May 6th, 2017 | Academia, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

From Capt. Antonio M. Padrón lecture on “Dangerous Goods” at UUL

From Capt. Antonio M. Padrón lecture on “Dangerous Goods” at UUL
The attendees Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, gave a lecture on “Dangerous Goods” to a group of students of the Nautical School of the University of La Laguna (ULL) The conference focused on the transport, handling and storage...
April 30th, 2017 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

International Maritime University of Panama to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Latin America

International Maritime University of Panama to host Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for Latin America
The International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre (MTCC) for the Latin America region. MTCC-Latin America joins MTCCs in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean under the Global MTTC Network (GMN) project, funded by the European...
April 26th, 2017 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive
Butler University students at the BDA offices, with BDA Business Development Coordinator Mark Darko and Professor Zach Finn (fifth and sixth from left, front row) Hamilton, Bermuda, April 23, 2017 – An American university has chosen Bermuda as its domicile for the first known student-run captive...
April 24th, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

University steers new course in Maritime Training

University steers new course in Maritime Training
Mersey Maritime LJMU simulator A new portfolio of STCW (Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) and bespoke training courses has been launched by Liverpool John Moores University’s (LJMU) Maritime Centre. The portfolio is part of LJMU’s expanded professional training delivered through...
April 20th, 2017 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches Command Diploma Scheme

The Nautical Institute launches Command Diploma Scheme
David Patraiko FNI, Director of Projects, The Nautical Institute 24.03.17 – The Nautical Institute’s flagship distance learning programme, the Command Diploma Scheme, was launched today in Singapore at the first of this year’s Nautical Institute Command Seminars. The scheme is intended for...
March 24th, 2017 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece
The winners with the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith CMG at the centre The winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece were announced at a prestigious award ceremony on Wednesday 1 March at the British Ambassador’s Residence. The ceremony was hosted by the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith...
March 17th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, Education and Training, Events, People and Places | Read More

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…
Royal College of Art students at the awards Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers under Foundation’s Safety Grand Challenges campaign • Projects identified new lifesaving design solutions to safety at sea and on rivers  • Winners of best innovation and best risk reduction...
March 7th, 2017 | Academia, Communication, Education and Training, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

KMI and CEIMARPE support ENFM for training Capt. Antonio M. Padrón efforts

KMI and CEIMARPE support ENFM for training Capt. Antonio M.  Padrón efforts
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, accompanied by Dr. Han Deuk Hoon (on the left) , Director of CEIMARPE in Spain, during the visit on board the DIENDER Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, collaborates with the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) and CEIMARPE, in a project that will equip a Training...
March 5th, 2017 | Academia, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More