Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

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the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date.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

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