Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

WISTA HELLAS – ALBA Scholarship 2015-2016

WISTA HELLAS – ALBA Scholarship 2015-2016
Following is an announcement from the BoD of WISTA-Hellas: Dear Members, Friends and Colleagues of WISTA Hellas, We are pleased to announce that WISTA Hellas,  recognizing the continuous increase and importance of women working in the maritime sector,  will continue its collaboration with ALBA...
December 17th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

NYK to Team with ClassNK and Others to Develop Technologically Advanced Exhaust Gas Cleaning System

NYK to Team with ClassNK and Others to Develop Technologically Advanced Exhaust Gas Cleaning System
Please read at the end the picture’s caption Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line), the Monohakobi Technology Institute (MTI),  which is an NYK Group company, and ClassNK have teamed up with Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University and Sembcorp Marine Technology Pte. Ltd. for research on...
December 17th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Does your port engage with local schools and universities? Then you could be the next ESPO Award winner!

Does your port engage with local schools and universities? Then you could be the next ESPO Award winner!
This year, the 7th ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports will address  projects that seek to constructively engage local schools and universities with the work of the port for the benefit of the wider community. If you have a project or developed a strategy that involves local academic institutions...
December 16th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Education and Training, European Union, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

MANPOWER REPORT 2015 – Preparations are underway and industry is invited to contribute

MANPOWER REPORT 2015 – Preparations are underway and industry is invited to contribute
The BIMCO House Since 1990, BIMCO and ICS have conducted a comprehensive survey of the world’s supply and demand of seafarers every five years. BIMCO and ICS are inviting the shipping industry to participate in the next Manpower Report. Previous studies have shown that a large number of officers are...
December 9th, 2014 | Academia, BIMCO, Books, Clubs, International Chamber of Shipping, Reports | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping
  Nigel Lowry What an event it was earlier on tonight at Athens’ Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel! A brigade from the Greek shipping industry’s diverse field was present to honour the personalities and companies for this year’s awards despite another annus horribilis due to the state of the...
December 5th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Launch of the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) QMUL / HMC

Launch of the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) QMUL / HMC
H.E.The British Ambassador, Mr. John Kittmer, Dr. Tina Loverdou, Mrs. Natalia Margioli, Professor Spyros Maniatis, and Professor David Sadler, An event to celebrate the launch of a new LLM in International Shipping Law took place at the British Ambassador’s Residence on December 1st, 2014.  It was...
December 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Events, Legal, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Victims of the Greek crisis struggle in maritime neighbourhoods to rebuild community ethos…

Victims of the Greek crisis struggle in maritime neighbourhoods to rebuild community ethos…
Alexander Kentikelenis Victims of the Greek crisis struggle in maritime neighbourhoods to rebuild community ethos: Hellenic Observatory hears grim findings of Cambridge research project,  By James Brewer Working-class people who once depended on the great maritime cluster around Piraeus for employment...
December 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, HR, Insight, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Create your success story in Shipping

Create your success story in Shipping
Irene Notias Following comes from Irene Notias, an innovator in its own right; hope you ink your diaries and attend: We proudly invite you to join us and CREATE YOUR SUCCESS STORY IN SHIPPING! Responding to the high demand for the seminar in July & September, we are organizing the 3rd edition of  “CREATE...
December 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

FUGRO names chair in Geotechnics at UWA

FUGRO names chair in Geotechnics at UWA
Prof Mark Randolph UWA Professor Mark Randolph, Fellow of the Royal Society (UK), has been appointed to the recently announced ‘Fugro Chair in Geotechnics’ at the University of Western Australia’s Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS). The announcement was made at a ceremony held at the...
December 1st, 2014 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Mersey Maritimes big players host skills breakfast

Mersey Maritimes big players host skills breakfast
Zinzan Brooke pictured with Mersey Maritime apprentice Olivia Weston All Blacks rugby star Zinzan Brooke was a guest of honour at a Skills Breakfast hosted today at Mersey Maritime’s Birkenhead Headquarters. Zinzan Brooke now spends his time as CEO of Number 8 Group, a recruitment and skills specialist...
November 28th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

IOE qualifications enhance international trade advisers’ expertise

IOE qualifications enhance international trade advisers’ expertise
Lesley Batchelor The Institute of Export’s flagship international trade qualifications are boosting the skills of government advisers helping UK companies to grow their businesses through exporting.   Sixteen of UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) 19 export finance advisers (EFAs) are currently studying...
November 27th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Education and Training, Finance, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Study that will look at how to boost the UK’s maritime industry has been launched.

Study that will look at how to boost the UK’s maritime industry has been launched.
 A wide-ranging study that will look at how to boost the UK’s multi-billion pound maritime industry has been launched today (26 November 2014) by Transport Minister John Hayes. The work will look at all aspects of the sector to identify where and how improvements can be made to generate growth. The...
November 26th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Flags, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

LSLC best ever Cadwallader’s event!

LSLC best ever Cadwallader’s event!
Julian Bray, Clay Maitland and Dr. Christine Berg in the panel with Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard introducing the debate – photo credits: Katerina Kalogeraki The 20th Anniversary Celebration gala dinner and Cadwalleder’s debate of the London Shipping Law  Centre (LSLC) at the Savoy on the Strand...
November 26th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Classification Societies, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Dialogs and Debates, Education and Training, Environment, European Union, Events, Headlines, Health and Safety, HR, ILO, IMO, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Organisations, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Iceberg warning for rigs

Iceberg warning for rigs
Small experimental unmanned surface craft conducting experiments near an iceberg. Rigs at risk from drifting icebergs can expect an early warning following research by the Memorial University of Newfoundland. The Autonomous Ocean Systems Laboratory (AOSL) at the University is undertaking a long-term...
November 18th, 2014 | Academia, Arctic Shipping, Energy, Environment, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

London’s Hellenic Centre celebrates its 20th Anniversary in style

London’s Hellenic Centre celebrates its 20th Anniversary in style
Over the weekend, The Hellenic Centre celebrated its 20th Anniversary in class and style with an excellent programme of events promoting its cultural and educational presence in the British capital. The events reflected on the spirit and mission of this unique centre of Hellenism. From its foundation...
November 16th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Jewelry, Maritime Art, Music, News, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Religion | Read More

USMRC’s Margaret Doyle named to SGMF Training and Competency Working Group

USMRC’s Margaret Doyle named to SGMF Training and Competency Working Group
Margaret Doyle November 11, 2014 – Middletown, R.I. – The United State Maritime Research Center in Middletown, Rhode Island is pleased to announce that Margaret Kaigh Doyle has been named the U.S. vice chairperson of the Training and Competency Working Group for the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel...
November 11th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Bunkering, HR, LNG, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR CEO Richard Sadler awarded Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Fellowship Award

LR CEO Richard Sadler awarded Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Fellowship Award
Julian Parker OBE (left), Chairman of the Organising Committee presents the award to Richard Sadler, CEO of LR. Richard Sadler, CEO of Lloyd’s Register Group Ltd (LR), was honoured with the Maritime Fellowship Award at the Maritime Foundation’s Maritime Media Awards, held at the Institute of Directors...
November 10th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Story of the Day | Read More

“Double Jeopardy” reprised in London theatre

“Double Jeopardy” reprised in London theatre
Protagonists, Julian Bray, Han Van Blanken and John Tsatsas “Double Jeopardy” reprised in London theatre Michael Grey writes: How could we have got it so wrong- again? A London performance of the simulated casualty and arbitration, first seen at the BIMCO General Meeting in Dubai earlier this year...
November 7th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Fixtures, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Labour Disputes, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO what’s new – largest WMU class graduates

IMO what’s new – largest WMU class graduates
Koji Sekimizu On Sunday, 2 November, WMU’s Chancellor and Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Koji Sekimizu, conferred postgraduate degrees on the World Maritime University’s Class of 2014. In total, 124 students graduated from the Malmö-based M.Sc. program in...
November 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Blue MBA appoints Reynir Gislason as Ambassador to champion maritime business strategy…

Blue MBA appoints Reynir Gislason as Ambassador to champion maritime business strategy…
Reynir Gislason Blue MBA appoints Reynir Gislason as Ambassador to champion the renowned maritime business strategy course in the Latin American region Senior maritime executive Reynir Gislason is to become the first Latin American Ambassador for the world-renowned Blue MBA – the Executive MBA in Shipping...
October 29th, 2014 | Academia, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Human Factors in Safety

Human Factors in Safety
David Scott, Anna Rughani and Garry Moon The marine industry is increasingly becoming aware of the value that Human Element can offer both safety and performance. Like most industries interest started with ergonomics and working environment improvement, but more recently the focus has become the management...
October 21st, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, HR, IMarEST, Maritime Education and Training, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Human Element Training in the EU

Maritime Human Element Training in the EU
The Maritime Human Element Training Conference which is taking place on Friday 21 November 2014 is an event not to be missed. It will take place on board HQS Wellington, at Temple Stairs Victoria Embankment on Friday hte 21st of November 2014. Viewers and interested parties can log on herebelow and read...
October 21st, 2014 | Academia, Associations, HR, IMarEST, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IOE celebrates record number of Foundation Degree graduates

IOE celebrates record number of Foundation Degree graduates
l-r Hadrian Roberts, IOE Chairman Ian Taylor, Edward Kamweti , IOE Director of Education Kevin Shakespeare, James Simpson The Institute of Export (IOE) is celebrating the success of the largest cohort of students to graduate from its flagship two year Foundation Degree in Professional Practice in International...
October 21st, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!

WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!
Despina Panayiotou-Theodossiou introducing the event October 17, 2014—At its International Annual General Meeting & Conference, nearly 300 members of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) and conference attendees from 35 countries were treated to an energetic, exciting...
October 20th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Featured, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Story of the Month, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Women maritime executives from four countries launch WISTA Nordic collaboration

Women maritime executives from four countries launch WISTA Nordic collaboration
Irene Rosberg Executives from a key group of shipping nations – Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland – have launched a Nordic collaboration of the respective national associations of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA).  The WISTA Nordic collaboration brings together...
October 20th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More