Archive for the ‘Academia’ Category

Seventh City of London Biennial meeting

Seventh City of London Biennial meeting
Kristie Loutsiou, Marlene Stappleton, Prof. Costas Grammenos, Chris Robertson and  After the success of the Seventh City of London Biennial meeting earlier this month, for which we have referred to in previous live reports and news coverage, we have received numerous requests for the presentations used...
November 24th, 2013 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Leadership workshop boosts momentum for WISTA’s 40th anniversary conference in 2014 in Cyprus

Leadership workshop boosts momentum for WISTA’s 40th anniversary conference in 2014 in Cyprus
Some of the participants in the leadership workshop, with Irene Rosberg (left) and Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou (isecond from left) – picture by Christos Hadjichristou A superb accomplishment – that was the verdict by participants and organisers after the first major workshop within the ambit...
November 24th, 2013 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Cass professor awarded national honour by Greek President

Cass professor awarded national honour by Greek President
H.E the Greek Ambassador Konstantinos Bikas with Prof. Costas Grammenos during the ceremony 22 November 2013 – Professor Costas Grammenos has been awarded one of Greece’s highest honours in recognition of his services to shipping. Professor Grammenos, founder and director of Cass’s...
November 22nd, 2013 | Academia, Awards | Read More

Record turnout at 7th City of London Biennial Meeting

Record turnout at 7th City of London Biennial Meeting
Prof. Costas Grammenos introducing the event and giving a brief account of the Centre’s 30th Anniversary on day 1 20 November 2013 – Hundreds of delegates from as far away as China, Hong Kong and the USA convened in London for the seventh City of London Biennial Meeting. More than 700 senior...
November 20th, 2013 | Academia, Anniversaries, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

We are in Shipping because we love it!*

We are in Shipping because we love it!*
www.allaboutshipping.co.uk brings you live some of the best and important international news from week 45 and the beginning of week 46, this Monday the 11th of November 2013, Armistice Day from London. The successful World Travel  Market, one of the best ever, a real boost for international tourism...
November 11th, 2013 | Academia, Banking, Books, Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Holidays, HR, IMIF, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Scholarships, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A Northern European Shipping CSR Event

A Northern European Shipping CSR Event
The BIMCO House On 12 November 2013, the Northern European Shipping CSR Symposium – Making the Business Case for a Sustainable Shipping Industry, will take place at the Culture Wharf at Helsingør/ Elsinor, Denmark. Funded by The Nippon Foundation, the Japanese International Transport Institute (JITI),...
October 23rd, 2013 | Academia, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility | Read More

ALBA’s scholarships a reflection of true support on furthering Greece’s educational ugrading

ALBA’s scholarships a reflection of true support on furthering Greece’s educational ugrading
ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece offers Scholarships for Shipping studies to members of the Hellenic institute of Financial Management and participants of the 3rd Maritime Conference On the occasion of the 3rd Maritime Conference “Shipping as a leverage to the economic...
October 9th, 2013 | Academia, Awards, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

IMO Symposium debates a Sustainable Maritime Transportation System

IMO Symposium debates a Sustainable Maritime Transportation System
An IMO symposium on a Sustainable Maritime Transportation System, held on world Maritime Day (26 September 2013), provided an opportunity for a discussion on a global agenda for a sustainable maritime transportation system.   The symposium reflected the world Maritime Day theme: “Sustainable Development:...
September 27th, 2013 | Academia, Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, HR, Immigration, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipfinance | Read More

Energy Developments in South east Mediterranean – day 2

Energy Developments in South east Mediterranean –  day 2
The London Hellenic Centre The second day of this international conference was dominated by the shipping sector’s energy and propulsion systems, technology and economics under the broader title “Energy and Shipping: how can the two fields  complement each other? Is LNG a marine fuel of the future?...
September 21st, 2013 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Books, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, LNG, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Pollution | Read More

QinetiQ’s Paramarine ship and submersible design software selected by the Australian Maritime College

QinetiQ’s Paramarine ship and submersible design software selected by the Australian Maritime College
AMC student group who are using Paramarine for determining manoeuvring coefficients Portsmouth, UK – 17th September 2013 – QinetiQ Maritime’s Paramarine ship and submersible design software has been selected by the Australian Maritime College (AMC) to use as part of their maritime engineering training...
September 17th, 2013 | Academia, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Marine broker is 2013 Robin Travis Scholar

Marine broker is 2013 Robin Travis Scholar
Johann von Rantzau has been selected as this year’s Robin Travis Scholar. Johann von Rantzau has been selected as this year’s Robin Travis Scholar following final interviews of candidates in Hamburg.  The scholarship provides a three-month paid internship with transport liability specialist...
September 14th, 2013 | Academia, Awards, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

Collegium tackles global coastal eco-cities challenge

Collegium tackles global coastal eco-cities challenge
Michael Franklin, LRF Grants Director, and Erin McMurtry. An intensive research exercise lasting eight weeks has put 24 scholars from around the world firmly in position to help solve humankind’s biggest global challenges – this year’s focus was coastal eco-cities The Lloyd’s Register Foundation...
September 14th, 2013 | Academia, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Institute of Export sets new Customs Diploma into gear, driven by demand from Nissan UK and other businesses,

Institute of Export sets new Customs Diploma into gear, driven by demand from Nissan UK and other businesses,
Lesley Batchelor Institute of Export sets new Customs Diploma into gear, driven by demand from Nissan UK and other businesses,  By Lesley Batchelor, Director General of the Institute of Export and International Trade On a cold February Friday I drove up to meet Steve Sandell of the Nissan Group at...
September 12th, 2013 | Academia, News, Organisations | Read More

Blue MBA appoints Henrik Christensen as its China/Hong Kong Ambassador…

Blue MBA appoints Henrik Christensen as its China/Hong Kong Ambassador…
Henrik Christensen Blue MBA appoints Henrik Christensen as its China/Hong Kong Ambassador to champion regionally the renowned maritime business strategy course Shipping industry virtuoso Henrik M Christensen is to take on the role of Ambassador in the China/Hong Kong region for the world-renowned Blue...
August 5th, 2013 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

WISTA Hellas – ALBA Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that WISTA Hellas is collaborating once again with ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece to proudly offer two partial Scholarships for their Postgraduate Programs in Shipping as part of the “Women in Shipping Scholarship Series” which started...
August 4th, 2013 | Academia, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Seafarers’ Trust announces 100th WMU scholarship award

Seafarers’ Trust announces 100th WMU scholarship award
The ITF HQ’s in London 31 July 2013 – The ITF Seafarers’ Trust has announced that it is awarding its hundredth scholarship to study at the World Maritime University (WMU) to Rani Unnab Aziz Khan, an education officer at the Pakistan Marine Academy (PMA). The Seafarers’ Trust is the charity...
July 31st, 2013 | Academia, ITF, News, Scholarships | Read More

Skills gap in the marine engineering sector to be explored

Skills gap in the marine engineering sector to be explored
The highly topical issue of the skills gap in the marine sector is to come under the spotlight as part of London International Shipping Week 2013 when the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and specialist engineering recruitment agency Matchtech will hold an ‘invitation...
July 31st, 2013 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Jumping Fish by COSMOTE and ALBA offer Scholarships for the MSc in Marketing program through the competition “Let Me Introduce Me”

Jumping Fish by COSMOTE and ALBA offer Scholarships for the MSc in Marketing program through the competition “Let Me Introduce Me”
Jumping Fish by COSMOTE and ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece encourage and reward creativity through the competition “Let Me Introduce ME” offering a full and two partial scholarships of 50% for the program MSc in Marketing. Participants are challenged to present...
June 27th, 2013 | Academia, Scholarships | Read More

Ever changing world?

Ever changing world?
Hello dear viewers, This is our breaking news update; we look forward  to your comments.
April 9th, 2013 | Academia, Breaking News, Classification Societies, Environment, European Union, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

SAMSA in talks to acquire tall ships

SAMSA in talks to acquire tall ships
From Russia With Love: Russians cultural dancers show off a display of their Eastern European Culture on board the Pallada which was hosted by SAMSA DURBAN, South Africa – South Africa’s maritime industry has entered an exciting phase with today’s announcement that the government was in the market...
March 27th, 2013 | Academia, Associations, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases | Read More

New technology: Vessel errors identified from land

New technology: Vessel errors identified from land
Jan Mickelsen New technology: Vessel errors identified from land, by Katrine Gronvald Raun Satellite communication has paved the way for the opportunity to discover problems on ships from land. Bimco estimates that the potential is big. The new improvement provides Cobham, former Thrane & Thrane,...
March 13th, 2013 | Academia, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Engineering fun comes to age…

Engineering fun comes to age…
The Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB*) annual dinner and dance earlier this month was more than a success. Over 430 guests from many countries around the world, come flocking through the doors of the Dorchester Hotel in Park Lane to join the fun. The President of the Society Dimitris...
February 15th, 2013 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Events, Flags, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

The World, Europe and Greece – a political, economic comment from a shipping perspective – part 2.

The World, Europe and Greece – a political, economic comment from a shipping perspective – part 2.
John Faraclas The World, Europe and Greece – a political, economic comment from a shipping perspective – part 2. By John Faraclas Firstly, I repeat, reiterate and quote in full the first para of last year’s comment (20 Oct.2012) that “All our previous analysis and views on the Shipping Markets...
February 10th, 2013 | Academia, Accountancy, Bribery and Corruption, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, European Union, Health and Safety, IMO, Marinas, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

In the wake of Algeria: Expert advise for business in the aftermath of Trauma

  Professor Greenberg “Support your people by following the very sensible advice within nationally approved guidelines and employing a period of ‘watchful waiting’ as the first step”: that’s the advice for organisations that are faced with the unenviable task of looking...
January 30th, 2013 | Academia, Health and Safety, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Plotting a fuel – efficiency future

Annita Patargia Three postgraduate students on a five-year scholarship course funded by Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust (LRET)* at the National Technical University of Athens’s School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering discuss energy efficiency, CFD and the world’s most hydrodynamic...
January 16th, 2013 | Academia, Charity, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More