Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

MOL Launches “Global Management College”

MOL Launches “Global Management College”
  MOL Global Management College topics encourage innovative thinking and lively discussion August 18, 2014 – MOL Launches “Global Management College” Cultivating next generation of leaders from head office and overseas subsidiaries,  promoting management skills to drive future innovation TOKYO—Mitsui...
August 19th, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Company Profiles, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

MECNW recognised by OFSTED for “outstanding” work with employers & learners

MECNW recognised by OFSTED for “outstanding” work with employers & learners
Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW), a Mersey Maritime Group company, has been praised in a preliminary report by Ofsted that positions the college as Merseyside’s leading provider of Engineering Apprenticeships. Key clients of the college include Cammell Laird and Peel Ports. The news...
August 12th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

London singing debut for Lady Gabriella Windsor at James Bond-themed charity party

London singing debut for Lady Gabriella Windsor at James Bond-themed charity party
Henry Morton Jack; Lady Gabriella Windsor (Ella); her brother Lord Frederick (Freddy) Windsor. Photo Piotr Gulbicki. Lady Gabriella Windsor, performing under the name of Ella, by which she is known to family and friends, has made her singing debut, at a charity party at the Polish Hearth Club, Kensington. Showing...
July 17th, 2014 | Academia, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Events, HR | Read More

American Club extends its e-learning assistance to ship operators and crew

  The American P&I Club has added to its library of e-learning modules released in co-operation with IDESS IT in the Philippines. The new module covers compliance with The Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers (BLU Code). The aim is to familiarise members and their...
July 17th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, HR, IT and Communications, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs | Read More

Radical Geometry…

Radical Geometry…
Irregular Frame No. 2, 1946. Oil on plywood. By Juan Mele. Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros.c Estate of Juan Mele. Radical Geometry: the modern art of South America at the Royal Academy,  By James Brewer A rare glimpse of how 20th century social and political upheavals in South America generated...
July 13th, 2014 | Academia, Art and auctions, Clubs, Exhibitions, HR, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Employment Prospects for Companies and ALBA Graduates at the 22nd Career Forum

Employment Prospects for Companies and ALBA Graduates at the 22nd Career Forum
ALBA Graduate Business School continues the successful organization of career events with the 22nd Career Forum, to take place on September 16-19, 2014 at its campus in the heart of corporate Athens. The ALBA Career Forum provides a competitive advantage to graduates by giving them the opportunity to...
July 11th, 2014 | Academia, Education and Training, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Seagull leads bulk carrier and offshore learning initiatives

Seagull leads bulk carrier and offshore learning initiatives
Roger Ringstad – MD Seagull AS New titles addressing bulk carrier operations and cargo liquefaction are among a comprehensive series of new modules being introduced by computer-based training specialist, Seagull AS. Introduction to bulk carriers and Liquefying cargoes are the first in a series...
July 11th, 2014 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The Navigator – a magazine for every ship

The Navigator – a magazine for every ship
Philip Wake 03.07.14 – The Nautical Institute appealed to the maritime industry to help it get a copy of its free publication The Navigator onboard every SOLAS vessel to encourage the professionalism of watchkeepers. The international professional membership organisation is reacting to concerns...
July 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Books, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Greece: the hydrocarbons time has come!

Greece: the hydrocarbons time has come!
    Yiannis Maniatis, delivering his key-note speech at a full house in London’s Hellenic Centre Following the success of Greece’s shipping industry where the Greek Masters of the Seven Seas for ten millennia control and will continue to control and lead the field, another sector, the third...
July 1st, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Country Profiles, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Week, Supply ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for the 2014-2015 Academic Year
Honoring the memories of the late George P. Livanos, founder of HELMEPA and Captain Vassilis C. Constantakopoulos, Honorary Chairman of the Association, the Board of Directors, having examined all the high calibre submissions, decided to award the two scholarships of €15, 000 each, for one-year postgraduate...
July 1st, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, HR, Scholarships | Read More

The Nautical Institute’s London Branch Thames summer cruise

The Nautical Institute’s London Branch Thames summer cruise
Capital Link’s Christina Ntaouti, NI’s Bridget Hogan and the Managing Director of GSCC Cmdr (HCG Rt) Constantinos Amarantides on the “Old London’s” deck Once again the London Branch Committee of The Nautical Institute organised its summer leisurely four-hour evening cruise...
June 25th, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Rowing, Sailing, Sports, The Nautical Institute, Yachting | Read More

Improving safety, quality and performance…

Improving safety, quality and performance…
Improving safety, quality and performance – the Lloyd’s Register Foundation joins TWI in leading the UK’s first postgraduate education and research centre in structural integrity The Lloyd’s Register Foundation has signed a heads of agreement with TWI to provide £15 million research...
June 25th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

New Executive Education Program Launched

New Executive Education Program Launched
World Maritime University Malmo, Sweden-photo by Keenman cc by nc 2.0 Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Maritime Management The World Maritime University (WMU), founded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) a specialized agency of the United Nations, and the Maritime Academy of DNV GL,...
June 18th, 2014 | Academia, Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

HELMEPA at the US Coast Guard Academy’s 133rd Commencement Exercises

HELMEPA at the US Coast Guard Academy’s 133rd Commencement Exercises
  US Coast Guard Academy Graduation Ceremony It was a great event that the Director General of HELMEPA, Dimitris Mitsatsos, and the Association’s Executive Coordinator, Christiana Prekezes, attended at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Connecticut, on May 21 2014. Invited by Rear Admiral...
May 30th, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations | Read More

Themis Vokos has been conferred with the title of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa

Themis Vokos has been conferred with the title of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa
l to r: Prof. Costas Th. Grammenos and Themis Vokos Themis Vokos* has been conferred with the title of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa Recently, at the Graduation Ceremony of the School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies of the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki, our...
May 30th, 2014 | Academia, Awards, Events, HR, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database
Following its recent Lima Declaration commitment to support and encourage education and training in the ship agency and ship broking sectors, FONASBA has now launched the first comprehensive, searchable database of educational courses and programmes available from its member associations. FONASBA’s...
May 29th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Safety-Quality Systems: Drawbacks or Beneficial for the Shipping Industry and the Economy

Safety-Quality Systems: Drawbacks or Beneficial for the Shipping Industry and the Economy
Prof. Costas Chlomoudis, Vassilis Illiopoulos, Constantine Karaindros, Andreas Skamalos, Marios Meletiou and IoannisPapagiannopoulos. Earlier today at the University of Piraeus, a seminar took place on ‘Safety-Quality Systems: Drawbacks or Beneficial for the Shipping Industry and the Economy ’ organized...
May 20th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Change attitudes and you change behaviour, says the Swedish Club

Change attitudes and you change behaviour, says the Swedish Club
Martin Hernqvist COPENHAGEN,  15 MAY 2014: Developing effective safety cultures on board involves thinking outside the box and away from established practice, according to Martin Hernqvist, head of The Swedish Club Academy, the body set up to deliver The Maritime Resource Management programme (MRM),...
May 15th, 2014 | Academia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

Why Greece still matters today, by John Kittmer

Why Greece still matters today, by John Kittmer
H.E. John Kittmer, the British Ambassador in Athens Strengthening the bilateral relationship between the United Kingdom and Greece. The Ambassador John Kittmer made a speech at King’s College London in honour of the 25th anniversary of the Centre for Hellenic Studies “Greece matters today to...
May 14th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

WISTA-UK 40th Anniversary Grand Debate…

WISTA-UK 40th Anniversary Grand Debate…
Maria Dixon, President of WISTA-UK introducing the event Visible concern: maritime professionals declare at WISTA-UK Grand Debate that the shipping industry must strive harder to overcome its ‘invisibility’ How much recognition is afforded by the public and politicians to the key role of the shipping...
May 13th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Story of the Month, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations; issues to remember!

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations; issues to remember!
The panel on an l to r: Prof. Panikkos Poutziouris, Dr. Loukas Glyptis, Haralambos J. Fafalios and George K.  Mouskas Following the successful delivery of the workshop “The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations”, which was conducted on 29th April, 2014 by UClan Cyprus,...
May 8th, 2014 | Academia, Books, Charity, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Shipping and World Markets: How safe your investments are; above all your life!

Shipping and World Markets: How safe your investments are; above all your life!
John N. Faraclas This is the sixteenth overview of the shipping markets and world events by John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk in Singapore the 2 May 2014 The BDI closed up 24 points at 1, 017, which is 50 points up from last Friday’s (25/4) closing of 967. It’s been 18 days that...
May 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Airline Industry, Breaking News, Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Fixtures, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, People and Places, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The S&P and Freight Markets: Timing for deal

The S&P and Freight Markets: Timing for deal
Prof. C. Chlomoudis , D.I.Diamantidis, G. Lazaridis, C.A.Karaindros, A. Spondylidis, G. Venizelos On 29th April 2014 at the University of Piraeus, a seminar took place on ‘The Sales and Purchase and Freight Markets: Timing for deal ’organized by the Hellenic Association of Maritime Economists (HAME)...
May 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, Fixtures, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases | Read More

Blue MBA candidates enjoy a room with a fabulous view…

Blue MBA candidates enjoy a room with a fabulous view…
Frank Leonhardt Blue MBA candidates enjoy a room with a fabulous view for latest stage of their programme, thanks to shipmanager Frank Leonhardt A group of some of the most go-ahead executives in the maritime business has just spent five days in what must be the perfect classroom – one with a magnificent...
May 1st, 2014 | Academia, Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties; the London workshop to remember!

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties; the London workshop to remember!
A view of the audience at the Great Hall of London’s Hellenic Centre The Centre of Entrepreneurial Development, Alliance and Research (CEDAR) of UClan Cyprus, the Enterprising British University on the Island, in cooperation with www.allaboutshipping.co.uk and with the support of the Hellenic Centre...
April 30th, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Insight, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More