Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

RINA works with the National Technical University of Athens to support the future Young Engineers in Greece

RINA works with the National Technical University of Athens to support the future Young Engineers in Greece
r to l: Stefanos Chatzinikolaou, RINA, Andreas Boudouvis, NTUA Rector, Nello Sulfaro, Ceo RINA Services, Gregory Grigoropoulos , Dean of NA&ME, Spyridon Zolotas, RINA and Ioannis Chatzigeorgiou vice rector, NTUA RINA works with the National Technical University of Athens to support the future Young...
November 8th, 2019 | Academia, Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Captain Prashant S. Widge becomes Blue MBA Ambassador in India

Captain Prashant S. Widge becomes Blue MBA Ambassador in India
Captain Prashant S. Widge Captain Prashant S. Widge becomes Blue MBA Ambassador in India Prashant Widge, who has taken a leading part in award-winning initiatives to achieve Sustainability goals in responsible ship recycling, has been formally named as an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping...
November 7th, 2019 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

£3million Cyber-SHIP Lab offers unique opportunity to address global maritime cyber security challenges

£3million Cyber-SHIP Lab offers unique opportunity to address global maritime cyber security challenges
. £3million Cyber-SHIP Lab offers unique opportunity to address global maritime cyber security challenges A unique new research facility designed to address the key cyber security challenges facing the shipping industry is being established at the University of Plymouth. The £3million Cyber-SHIP Lab,...
November 4th, 2019 | Academia, Corruption, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications

Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications
Prof. Evangelos Markopoulos testing the technology at TUAS Game Lab prior the conference presentation. Finnish innovative research in Virtual Reality for Maritime Safety wins two first place awards in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive InfoCommunications  Maritime Safety Education...
October 30th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Story of the Month, Technology | Read More

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…

The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins…
John Faraclas The BDI falls a point that could be a turning point unless the war begins… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 1,801 points despite the upwards Capes’ mode as all other indices fall. Very cynically, unless we see a war – any war, which we believe that same will...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Markets, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Special Surveys, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

45 industry leaders from around the world kick off their Blue MBA journey | CBS – Copenhagen Business School

45 industry leaders from around the world kick off their Blue MBA journey | CBS – Copenhagen Business School
A glimpse from the classroom where the Blue MBA class of 2021 recently embarked on their shared learning journey 45 industry leaders from around the world kick off their Blue MBA journey | CBS – Copenhagen Business School On 23 September 2019, 45 professionals from across the shipping industry...
October 29th, 2019 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Listening across generations

Listening across generations
The first GAC Millennials Ideas Forum with participants across the globe was held in Dubai in late September 2019. Listening across generations Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 October 2019 – GAC has tapped into the psyche of its younger generation of employees to understand the issues that will drive...
October 16th, 2019 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Agencies | Read More

Fire Ranger and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Fire Safety Equipment/Maritime Academy Partnership

Fire Ranger and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Fire Safety Equipment/Maritime Academy Partnership
New Resolve Partners is Chauncey Naylor (director of the Resolve Academy), Stacy Payne (Resolve) and Glyn Day and Neil Cooper both with Fire Ranger. The Large Fire Extinguisher is called Big Red. Fire RangerTM and Resolve Maritime Academy announce Partnership Aligning Live-Action Training with State-of-the-Art...
October 8th, 2019 | Academia, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Cal Maritime Students

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Cal Maritime Students
l to r: Stan Herbert, vice president, student affairs, Cal Maritime; James Kling; Samuel Comerford; Jewel McLain; Jenny Johnson, Crowley; Spencer Hoffman; Susan Opp, provost and vice president for academic affairs, Cal Maritime. Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Cal Maritime Students (LONG BEACH, Calif.;...
September 18th, 2019 | Academia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Chauncey Naylor named director at Resolve Maritime Academy

Chauncey Naylor named director at Resolve Maritime Academy
… Chauncey Naylor named director at Resolve Maritime Academy Fort Lauderdale, FL, September 2019, Resolve Maritime Academy, the learning arm of the Resolve Marine Group, welcomes Chauncey Naylor as the Academy’s new Director responsible for operational management, strategic course, and certification...
September 6th, 2019 | Academia, Company Profiles, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

CBS Dean of Education Gregor Halff salutes reputation of Blue MBA

CBS Dean of Education Gregor Halff salutes reputation of Blue MBA
Prof Gregor Halff. CBS Dean of Education Gregor Halff salutes reputation of Blue MBA Gregor Halff has held the post of dean of education at Copenhagen Business School for just over a year – but he has long been aware of the signal achievements of the institution. During 10 years working in the education...
September 1st, 2019 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Blue MBA’s global reputation is reinforced with graduation of Class of 2019

Blue MBA’s global reputation is reinforced with graduation of Class of 2019
Members of Blue MBA Class of 2019 celebrate their graduation. Blue MBA’s global reputation is reinforced with graduation of Class of 2019 Industry leaders and top academics hailed the status of the Blue MBA as an integral part of the shipping industry and as a beacon of global repute at the graduation...
August 16th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

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