Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

‘Freight Derivatives and Risk Management in Shipping’ – Athens 20-21 November 2014

‘Freight Derivatives and Risk Management in Shipping’ – Athens 20-21 November 2014
  Manolis Kavussanos EXECUTIVE TRAINING CENTER OF ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS  46 Kefallinias Street, 112 51 Athens Tel: +30 210 8203912 / 915 Fax: +30 210 8203013 E- mail: petros@rc.aueb.gr Web: www.kek.aueb.gr EXECUTIVE TRAINING CENTER OF THE ATHENS UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS...
October 18th, 2014 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

BLUE MBA director Irene Rosberg to join BoA for Panama Maritime XII World Conference

BLUE MBA director Irene Rosberg to join BoA for Panama Maritime XII World Conference
Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics director and founder Irene Rosberg has been invited to join the Board of Advisors for the Panama Maritime XII World Conference & Exhibition, taking place in Panama on 12-15 April 2015. The longtime running conference, which will be celebrating 24 years next...
October 17th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, BIMCO, Canals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Fugro drives innovation with creation of “Fugro chair in Geotechnics” at UWA

Fugro drives innovation with creation of “Fugro chair in Geotechnics” at UWA
Signing of the agreement for the new ‘Chair of Geotechnics’ at UWA.L to R: Prof.R Owens, UWA’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research); Dr P.Watson, Director of Fugro Advanced Geomechanics in Perth and Fugro’s Global Service Line Manager GeoConsulting, and Peter Burger, Managing Director of Fugro Advanced...
October 16th, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Education and Training, Events, HR | Read More

Reviving the Cyprus Economy – the role of Shipping

Reviving the Cyprus Economy – the role of Shipping
The speaker 8th from the left with members of UCLAn and guests – Photo credit Annita Demetriou This programmed speech took place as announced earlier this afternoon at the Large Auditorium of UCLan’s prestigious academia buildings at Pyla, in Cyprus’ buffer zone off Larnaka. The speaker was...
October 7th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, EEZ, Energy, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

New contracts and appointment fuel growth for cultural training specialist

New contracts and appointment fuel growth for cultural training specialist
Gustavo Arandanda Farnham Castle Intercultural Training (FCIT) has clinched a hat trick of new business wins and made a key appointment to drive further growth. The prestigious new contracts comprise language training for global manufacturing giant Daimler, delivering cultural training to an international...
October 6th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR | Read More

The Shipping Markets still in a downturn modus…

The Shipping Markets still in a downturn modus…
John Faraclas For eight weeks now the markets and in particular the dry ones with the respective BDI falling, continue the “struggle” to maintain a level above the 1, 000 points, but only just!   The wets too continue on the low edge… In this thirty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the markets...
October 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Gift of Independence

The Gift of Independence
Friday 03 October 2014 – Lloyd’s Community Programme has awarded bursaries to support four students from inner London as they study away from home. (source: Lloyd’s of London) This year’s A-level results saw the number of students accepted into university increase yet again....
October 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Scholarships | Read More

Seagull Training Administrator 4.0 takes web-based training to new heights

Seagull Training Administrator 4.0 takes web-based training to new heights
Roger Ringstad Seagull Maritime AS has launched Seagull Training Administrator 4.0, an updated version of the shipping industry’s most widely used training administrator, in a move the company says makes computer-based packages even easier to use. Norway-based Seagull Maritime has built on customer...
October 3rd, 2014 | Academia, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

The Challenge of Restoring Debt Sustainability in a Deep Economic Recession: The case of Greece

The Challenge of Restoring Debt  Sustainability in a Deep Economic Recession:  The case of Greece
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A The Challenge of Restoring Debt  Sustainability in a Deep Economic Recession:  The case of Greece Dr. Platon Monokroussos The Hellenic Observatory at the London School of Economics, European Institute, is pleased...
October 1st, 2014 | Academia, Banking, European Union, Insight, Markets, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Upturning the Cyprus Economy – The role of Shipping

Upturning the Cyprus Economy – The role of Shipping
  Shipping: clear skies, plain sailing – Photo credits AZF Few people, and in particular economists and politicians,  have ever got the message with respect to the multitude of advantages to the world economy, despite the…famous or infamous American presidential maxim: “it’s the economy...
September 30th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Featured, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports, Scholarships, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

YMP – Stone Chambers Quiz night

YMP – Stone Chambers Quiz night
Half way through… Earlier on this evening at the heart of the Square Mile, in one of the City’s most known shipping streets, The Minories, the YMP invited members to take part in the LSLC-YMP/Stone Chambers’ Annual Quiz night at the Abbey Bar’s basement. A full international house –...
September 24th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Events, Food and Drink, HR, London Shipping Law Centre, People and Places | Read More

Twentieth Anniversary – Cadwallader Debate & Gala Dinner

Twentieth Anniversary – Cadwallader Debate & Gala Dinner
Join the London Shipping Law Centre, its members and key shipping figures at the renowned Savoy  Hotel, London to celebrate our achievement Date: Tuesday 25th November 2014 from 5.45pm Champagne Reception, illustrious Debate and a superb three-course dinner Debate: “Regulatory Challenges: Shipping...
September 24th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dialogs and Debates, Food and Drink, Legal, News, People and Places | Read More

English is a Hellenic Dialect

English is a Hellenic Dialect
English is a Hellenic Dialect; John Faraclas writes: Time and again I have stressed the powerful issue and importance in dominating the world of the Hellenic (Greek) Language, at least over ten millennia, and how same is the real mother language of many nations, including of course the English… One...
September 22nd, 2014 | Academia, Books, HR | Read More

Seagull Maritime responds on safety and security

Seagull Maritime responds on safety and security
Key areas of concern for seafarer safety and security in both marine and offshore operations have triggered the release of six new and one supplementary titles from computer-based training specialist Seagull Maritime. Third quarter 2014 releases include specific emphasis on the offshore and dry bulk...
September 19th, 2014 | Academia, HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Bulgarian Naval Academy installs VSTEP simulators

Bulgarian Naval Academy installs VSTEP simulators
Varna, September 17th 2014 – The Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna purchased a 360° Class A Full Mission Bridge simulator and an Incident Management Simulator for training of its Naval and Merchant marine students. The simulators were officially opened by the IMO Secretary-General Mr. Koji Sekimizu...
September 17th, 2014 | Academia, Classification Societies, IMO, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Politics and Government | Read More

“CREATE YOUR SUCCESS STORY IN SHIPPING!”

“CREATE YOUR SUCCESS STORY IN SHIPPING!”
Ms Perpinia and the participants of CREATE YOUR SUCCESS STORY IN SHIPPING “CREATE YOUR SUCCESS STORY IN SHIPPING” is a three-hour modern, dynamic program, aimed at enhancing employment chances for participants, providing a deep understanding of the shipping industry and insights on what the employers...
September 12th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Artists from Hong Kong, Beijing and London celebrated in joint project of Royal Academy Schools and China institutions

Artists from Hong Kong, Beijing and London celebrated in joint project of Royal Academy Schools and China institutions
Sponge by Peter Donaldson (foreground); Baggy by Peter Donaldson (centre);and August by John Robertson (background). Artists from Hong Kong, Beijing and London celebrated in joint project of Royal Academy Schools and China institutions,  By James Brewer A wave of new thinking, born of immersion in a...
September 10th, 2014 | Academia, Art and auctions, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Blue MBA builds on its Latin American links

Blue MBA builds on its Latin American links
Irene Rosberg, HE Julio Muñoz-Deacon and Reynir Gislason. Blue MBA builds on its Latin American links,  By James Brewer A London occasion has enabled the Blue MBA – the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics based at Copenhagen Business School – to extend its global links, through reinforcing...
September 9th, 2014 | Academia, Events, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

SAFETY4SEA Full MSC Scholarship in co-operation with ALBA

SAFETY4SEA Full MSC Scholarship in co-operation with ALBA
SAFETY4SEA offers one Full Scholarship for the MSc in Shipping Management in collaboration with ALBA Graduate Business School SAFETY4SEAin collaboration with ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece, offers one full scholarship (100% of the tuition fees coverage) for the MSc in...
September 9th, 2014 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Scholarships | Read More

At the controls: how much power did the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Dutch East India Company really wield?

At the controls: how much power did the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Dutch East India Company really wield?
The shipyard of the Dutch East India Company in Amsterdam, 1726. Engraving by Joseph Mulder. At the controls: how much power did the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Dutch East India Company really wield? By Maximilian Gruschwitz Two of the most successful multinational corporations of the last half...
September 8th, 2014 | Academia, Maritime Art, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, People and Places, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA Argentina chooses Horacio Vázquez as 2014 Personality…

WISTA Argentina chooses Horacio Vázquez as 2014 Personality…
Prof Horacio Vázquez WISTA Argentina chooses marine educator and author Horacio Vázquez as 2014 Personality of the Year and nominee for WISTA International title,  By James Brewer A champion of the advancement of women in the maritime industry has been selected by WISTA Argentina as the group’s...
September 4th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Books, Breaking News, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

European Business Growth Catalyst Programme

European Business Growth Catalyst Programme
In the frame of the EU funded “European Business Growth Catalyst” project, ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College in Greece offers a unique, hands-on training programme designed to equip the entrepreneurs with the tools needed to analyse their business and take action to achieve...
September 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Education and Training, HR | Read More

Nanotechnology and big data – the next industrial revolution?

Nanotechnology and big data – the next industrial revolution?
A report commissioned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, reviewing the potential implications of nanotechnology on the safety and performance of engineering assets and the infrastructure on which modern society relies on, finds that nanotechnology will have a far reaching impact on almost every industry...
September 1st, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technology | Read More

Unseen heroes: seafarers win the praise of students who made a film…

Unseen heroes: seafarers win the praise of students who made a film…
Students interview officials at Southampton for their video production. Photo by Andy Jones. Unseen heroes: seafarers win the praise of students who made a film called So What’s the Sea Ever Done for Us? By James Brewer Pupils of the Mountbatten School, Hampshire, live near the coast and near some...
August 21st, 2014 | Academia, Art and auctions, Associations, Awards, Events, Film Industry, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

VSTEP delivers Full Mission Bridge simulator to Danaos Corporation

VSTEP delivers Full Mission Bridge simulator to Danaos Corporation
Athens,  August 20  2014 – Danaos Corporation purchased a NAUTIS DNV Class A FMB Simulator and Instructor Station for training of its fleet members.  The simulator will be delivered and installed by VSTEP at Danaos Shipping Co Ltd. Headquarters in Piraeus, Greece.   The simulator purchased by...
August 20th, 2014 | Academia, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More