Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations

The Development of Greek Shipping Dynasties: Succession across Generations
The London Hellenic Centre The Centre for Entrepreneurial Development, Alliance and Research (CEDAR) of UClan Cyprus, the Enterprising British University on the Island, in cooperation with www.allaboutshipping.co.uk and supported by the Hellenic Centre London, are  hosting a  workshop focusing on «The...
April 15th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

The Transition from Printed to Digital Media

The Transition from Printed to Digital Media
University of Piraeus, main entrance building On 8th April 2014 at the University of Piraeus, a seminar took place on ‘Information Services regarding Maritime Shipping : The Transition from Printed to Digital Media’ organized by the Hellenic Association of Maritime Economists (HAME) within the frame...
April 9th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Communication, Maritime Education and Training, Press and Media | Read More

Join First Greek MOOC – US Embassy

Join First Greek MOOC – US Embassy
  Prof. Michael Goldberg Join a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Entrepreneurship offering Greek content for the first time!   The course, “Beyond Silicon Valley: Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies, ” is organized by Professor Michael Goldberg, Case Western Reserve University,...
April 9th, 2014 | Academia, HR | Read More

Athens takes the honours as prime location in 2014 ICS exams season

Athens takes the honours as prime location in 2014 ICS exams season
The s/s “Hellas Liberty” Greek capital overtakes London as more young shipping professionals seek to base their careers on recognised qualifications London, April 7, 2014. Athens has overtaken London as the most popular centre for students sitting the 2014 Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers...
April 7th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Fixtures, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Scholarships, Shipping Centers | Read More

Methane-spewing microbes led to worst extinction on Earth, new theory says

Methane-spewing microbes led to worst extinction on Earth, new theory says
Volcanic-nickle-fed microbes boomed in oceans, acidifying and warming seas, similar to current climate change April 1, 2014 8:57AM ET – Methane-spewing microbes — not volcanoes or asteroids — triggered a global catastrophe 252 million years ago that wiped out nearly all life on Earth, according...
April 4th, 2014 | Academia, Climate, Environment, Oceanology, Reports, Technology, Weather | Read More

ClassNK Establishes Department of Ocean Energy Resources with Kyushu University

ClassNK Establishes Department of Ocean  Energy Resources with Kyushu University
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Kyushu University (President Setsuo Arikawa) has announced that it  has established a new Department of Ocean Energy Resources with support from  leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda). This new department will join the Graduate Faculty of...
April 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Charity, Classification Societies, Education and Training, Energy, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology | Read More

Maritime Women…a conference to remember in Malmö’s World Maritime University

Maritime Women…a conference to remember in Malmö’s World Maritime University
Global Leadership participants Maritime Women: Global Leadership Brings Together Women and Men  to Promote Gender Diversity in the Maritime Sector Malmö, Sweden – 2 April 2014 – The Maritime Women: Global Leadership International Conference was an unprecedented gathering of female maritime leaders...
April 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, IMO, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

New distance courses from Seagull fill catering knowledge gap

New distance courses from Seagull fill catering knowledge gap
Survey by leading tanker operator puts the spotlight on catering and galley staff training shortfall A survey of officers and crew by a leading tanker owner suggests catering and galley staff throughout the industry may be in urgent need of training, according to Seagull. The leading computer-based training...
April 1st, 2014 | Academia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, Food and Drink, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Thome Ship Management introduces Competence Management System from Seagull

Thome Ship Management introduces Competence Management System from Seagull
Frank Pete Thome Ship Management has migrated its existing Thome Competence Management System (TCMS) into the Seagull Competence Manager online platform to manage its ever-growing demand for crew training and gap identification. Thome Ship Management is a dynamic provider of integrated ship management...
March 21st, 2014 | Academia, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Marie Ghisi lecture on la Bauta in London’s Academia Italiana Club

Marie Ghisi lecture on la Bauta in London’s Academia Italiana Club
Countess Marie Ghisi holding the “Moretta” Following her December launching of her book La Bauta, The Venetian Mask as a Political Asset at Daunt’s in Marylebone High Street, Countess Marie Ghisi delivered and excellent slides presentation in London’s Academia Italiana Club at...
March 19th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Books, Charity, Clubs, Events | Read More

Korean Register donates award winning software to World Maritime University

Korean Register donates award winning software to World Maritime University
Dr. Chon Young-kee, Chairman & CEO of Korean Register The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has again donated its award winning KR-CON software to students at the World Maritime University (WMU). KR-CON is an international database program...
March 18th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

First British cinema…

First British cinema…
Planned cinema entrance, as conceived by Tim Ronalds architects. First British cinema, started by the Lumière brothers and later promoting UK military and merchant marine prowess, is to be restored to glory,  By James Brewer Big names in the British film industry have welcomed the go-ahead for the...
March 2nd, 2014 | Academia, Art and auctions, Associations, Clubs, Education and Training, Events, Military, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

Collapse of time in Chios…

Collapse of time in Chios…
Dr. Nicolas Argenti Collapse of time in Chios: the Greek financial crisis is conflating the island’s historic tragedies, says Nicolas Argenti of Brunel University,  By James Brewer Sections of the Greek people have been plunged into a time maelstrom by the savage austerity measures imposed since the...
February 27th, 2014 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places | Read More

Grecovery at its best!

Grecovery at its best!
Theodoros Kalambokis introducing the event The 2nd Hellenic Forum, GRECOVERY, with the LSEus Hellenic Society on Positive Greece earlier on at Tower 1 GO1 at the London School of Economics was more than a success and a positive sign, sending the message that Greece’s new generation in all fronts indeed...
February 25th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR | Read More

SSA sponsors S$50, 000 of maritime scholarships for 2014/2015

SSA sponsors S$50, 000 of maritime scholarships for 2014/2015
Patrick Phoon The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) has underlined its commitment to investing in the future of the Singapore and global shipping industry by sponsoring three scholarships during the 2014/2015 academic year. The scholarships will come under the the MaritimeONE Scholarship Programme ...
February 18th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Charity, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

The 23rd annual Runciman lecture: Alexander, Asia and the natural world

The 23rd annual Runciman lecture: Alexander, Asia and the natural world
Bettany Hudges, her daughter Sorrel Evans, H.E. The Greek Ambassador Constantinos Bikas and the speaker Professor Robin Lane Fox Despite the rain and above all the tube strike et al, which created havoc in the British capital last night, a full house at King’s Great Hall, heard and applauded Professor...
February 7th, 2014 | Academia, Books, Charity, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Events, Insight, Reports | Read More

Ocean observing systems…

Ocean observing systems…
Ocean observing systems under the conference spotlight at Oceanology International 2014    Ocean observing systems lie at the very heart of Oceanology International, the world’s largest exhibition for marine science and technology taking place Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 March 2014 at London’s...
February 4th, 2014 | Academia, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, EEZ, Environment, Exhibitions, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Oil Spill, Pollution, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Underwater Shipping, Weather | Read More

New competencies can be a way out of the crisis

New competencies can be a way out of the crisis
Irene Rosberg New competencies can be a way out of the crisis – By Jørgen Rudbeck   Published 30.01.14 at 14:58 at  ShippingWatch – an interview with Irene Rosberg, Program Director, Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (The Blue MBA) Copenhagen Business School At the Blue MBA...
January 31st, 2014 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Market dips further…with the BDI from 2066 down to 1512

The Market dips further…with the BDI from 2066 down to 1512
John Faraclas This Friday’s live interview at SBC TV’s studios earlier this afternoon with John Faraclas being questioned by Lilian Margaritis, confirmed once again our fears: Instability, volatility and caution as things get sour…and the markets drop dramatically.  We did said it: “I cut my...
January 10th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, At the end of the day..., BIMCO, European Union, Flags, Flags, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rowing, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Sports, Stock Markets, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Decent living for efficient and safe ships

Decent living for efficient and safe ships
Alert! Issue No.34 Decent living for efficient and safe ships The need for seafarers to have decent living conditions is enshrined in the new Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) but the latest issue of the International Maritime Human Element Bulletin Alert! explains why habitability is important for reasons...
January 8th, 2014 | Academia, Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

QinetiQ’s Paramarine ship & submersible design software supports University of British Columbia’s academic programme

QinetiQ’s Paramarine ship & submersible design software supports University of British Columbia’s academic programme
Portsmouth, UK – 3rd January 2014 – QinetiQ Paramarine Ship and Submersible Design Software has been selected by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) to support their academic programme. Paramarine will be used by students on a recently introduced Naval...
January 3rd, 2014 | Academia, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Navis commissions first Chinese language DP simulator at Dalian Maritime University

Navis commissions first Chinese language DP simulator at Dalian Maritime University
Finnish-headquartered Navis has installed and commissioned the first dynamic positioning (DP) simulator with Chinese language interface, at the renowned Dalian Maritime University, one the world’s largest training facilities for seafarers.  “The successful implementation marks a major step forward...
December 5th, 2013 | Academia, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

ClassNK and the “Maria Tsakos” Foundation Team Up to Support Maritime Research

ClassNK and the  “Maria Tsakos” Foundation Team Up to Support Maritime Research
Chairman Mitropoulos with Chairman and President Ueda exchange agreements – (Left) Mr. Efthymios Mitropoulos, Chairman of the “Maria Tsakos” Foundation, Secretary General Emeritus of the IMO; (Right) Mr Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK The “Maria Tsakos”...
December 2nd, 2013 | Academia, Charity, Classification Societies, Climate, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Technology | Read More

Master’s and Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine offers Scholarships…

Master’s and Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine offers Scholarships…
 Master’s and Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine offers Scholarships for Shipping Studies at ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece (member only) Master’s and Mates Union of Greek Merchant Marine offers four (4) partial scholarships (50% of the tuition fees),...
November 26th, 2013 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Casting new light on Polish history – how new generations of non-Poles can appreciate its significance

Casting new light on Polish history – how new generations of non-Poles can appreciate its significance
The audience at the Polish embassy Casting new light on Polish history – how new generations of non-Poles can appreciate its significance,  By James Brewer Polish people have to confront narrative ‘myths’ that have comforted them since World War II, before and after the collapse of communism,...
November 24th, 2013 | Academia, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events | Read More