Archive for the ‘Education and Training’ Category

International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship

International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship
UK freight association welcomes new International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the news that the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has delivered the final approval of the course assessment plan, which means that the International...
April 23rd, 2018 | Associations, Education and Training | Read More

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions!

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions!
New in store: ”Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions: Images, Ruins and Cultural Memory” In 2015–2017 Palmyra, a World Heritage Site situated in Syria, was conquered by ISIS who destroyed its monuments and museum, also killing several of its inhabitants. Their aim was to erase the memory...
April 9th, 2018 | Archaeology, Books, Education and Training, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Furthering Education and Training a must for all looking for success!

Furthering Education and Training a must for all looking for success!
…Byron Vassiliades on centre stage – second row, seventh from the left We are pleased to share with our international readership some interesting news given our support to all those who continue to get  further education and training. This one comes from our supporter Antipollution and...
April 2nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Education and Training, Environment, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

UK Freight group urges members to support National Apprenticeship Week

UK Freight group urges members to support National Apprenticeship Week
Freight association urges members to support National Apprenticeship Week With the availability of a relevant international freight forwarding apprenticeship imminent, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is encouraging its members to participate in the 11th National Apprenticeship Week...
March 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Education and Training, Jobs | Read More

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…

Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates partners with BSC…
H.E Eng.Abdulrahman Al Hammadi, Undersecre-tary for Inspection & Support Services at the Ministry of Education UAE, Mr. Abdulla Alkaabi, Cultural Attache, Ministry of Education UAE, and Eng.Hamdan Alsaedi, EHS Director, Ministry of Education UAE, Chris Wales, Chief Technology Officer at the British...
February 5th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

UCL Holding’s MRA increased number of graduates by 23% in 2017

UCL Holding’s MRA increased number of graduates by 23% in 2017
. In 2017, Marine Recruiting Agency LLC (MRA, part of UCL Holding) trained 2,927 specialists including port dockers, road building workers and warehouse employees, which represents a 23% growth from 2016. The firm attributes the increase to the expansion of its training programmes range and the geography...
January 26th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest

“Vivliodromies 2017” Book reading contest
Multi talented Maria Mavroudi Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel supports Astypalea’s schools Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, proud sponsor of Vivliodromies 2017, participated in the award ceremony that took place on Friday, 15th December 2017 at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. Contributing to...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Tsavliris takes charge of top school in Athens

Tsavliris takes charge of top school in Athens
Nicholas A. Tsavliris NICOLAS A. TSAVLIRIS, NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HELLENIC-AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION Nicolas A. Tsavliris was elected Chairman of the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation (Athens College), the largest and most prestigious school in Greece. Mr Tsavliris...
November 20th, 2017 | Education and Training, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

SMD urges graduate engineers to join the team!

SMD urges graduate engineers to join the team!
Chloe Hopper SMD HR Manager North east-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) is urging university students to apply to its Graduate scheme. The two-year intensive training and development programme aims to cultivate young engineers in a variety of disciplines to work across...
November 3rd, 2017 | Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, Underwater Shipping | Read More

BDA: Business groups support middle-school career studies

BDA: Business groups support middle-school career studies
l to r: ABIC’s Greta Peters; Amanda Outerbridge, BMA; Lisa Marshall, Education Officer for Social Studies; social studies teacher Nicole Grant;Dawnnelle Walker, former CEO, Bermuda Insurance Institute; Richard Winchell, ABIC; and social studies teacher Dean Foggo. Hamilton, Bermuda, October 12,...
October 12th, 2017 | Associations, Education and Training, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

SeaFocus celebrates the brains and the glamour of the maritime sector

SeaFocus celebrates the brains and the glamour of the maritime sector
SeaFocus celebrates the brains and the glamour of the maritime sector  By James Brewer A flourishing career in maritime business has spurred in Ulla Keino the ambition to help make the sector “the sexiest industry in the world.” Ms Keino with her team at SeaFocus Executive Maritime Business Platform...
September 8th, 2017 | Communication, Education and Training, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

Another graduation worth mentioning…

Another graduation worth mentioning…
… Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife presided over the Boards of Examiners for Merchant Marine Officers at the Nautical School of Tenerife (University of La Laguna) A total of 15 students of the Nautical School of Tenerife,...
July 3rd, 2017 | Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive

Butler students launch Bermuda-based captive
Butler University students at the BDA offices, with BDA Business Development Coordinator Mark Darko and Professor Zach Finn (fifth and sixth from left, front row) Hamilton, Bermuda, April 23, 2017 – An American university has chosen Bermuda as its domicile for the first known student-run captive...
April 24th, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece

Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece
The winners with the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith CMG at the centre The winners of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2017 in Greece were announced at a prestigious award ceremony on Wednesday 1 March at the British Ambassador’s Residence. The ceremony was hosted by the British Ambassador HE Kate Smith...
March 17th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, Education and Training, Events, People and Places | Read More

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…

Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers…
Royal College of Art students at the awards Royal College of Art students tackle marine sector dangers under Foundation’s Safety Grand Challenges campaign • Projects identified new lifesaving design solutions to safety at sea and on rivers  • Winners of best innovation and best risk reduction...
March 7th, 2017 | Academia, Communication, Education and Training, Exhibitions, HR | Read More

New professional indemnity insurance examination set for expansion

New professional indemnity insurance examination set for expansion
Chris Jones A dedicated qualification for professional indemnity practitioners is set to be expanded after a successful first round of examinations. The International Underwriting Association launched the Professional Indemnity Form (PIF) Test last year in response to requests from companies writing...
February 27th, 2017 | Associations, Education and Training, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment

On Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft latest appointment
Jeremy Herschaft of Blank Rome LLP Blank Rome’s Jeremy Herschaft Appointed 2017 Tulane Law School Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence Blank Rome Partner Jeremy Herschaft has been appointed as the 2017 John E. Sims Distinguished Admiralty Practitioner-In-Residence at Tulane Law School,...
February 23rd, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, HR, Legal, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

The University of the Aegean on the top of the national list

The University of the Aegean on the top of the national list
External periodic evaluation: the University of the Aegean on the top of the national list Following the announcement by the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA)*, of the results of the external periodic evaluation of the 22 Greek public universities http://www.hqa.gr/en/insteval-reports.php...
February 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Awards, Education and Training, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Story of the Month | Read More

BIFA urges forwarding community to get behind apprenticeship initiative

BIFA urges forwarding community to get behind apprenticeship initiative
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), which has been encouraging an employer group that is behind a specific Apprenticeship Standard for an International Freight Forwarding Operative, now calls on the wider freight community to provide broader support for the initiative. The...
February 1st, 2017 | Associations, Education and Training, HR, Jobs | Read More

AUEB’s call for applications for Sept 2017 on MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management,

AUEB’s call for applications for Sept 2017 on MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management,
  Prof. Manolis Kavussanos CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – INTAKE SEPTEMBER 2017  The MSc program aims to offer postgraduate education and training to graduate students and executives that wish to work or are currently employed in the sectors of Shipping, Finance and Management, and aim to advance to...
January 4th, 2017 | Academia, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

Maritime Skills Academy announces partnership with MAST

Maritime Skills Academy announces partnership with MAST
.. Maritime Skills Academy is delighted to announce a partnership with MAST, combining their expertise to deliver a full suite of MCA accredited Helideck Safety Training courses. Specialists in global aviation, MAST provides aviation support and training services to clients across the Maritime industry. The...
September 5th, 2016 | Academia, Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Education and Training, HR | Read More

Countdown underway for businesses to upskill staff with ground-breaking export degree

Countdown underway for businesses to upskill staff with ground-breaking export degree
IOE Lesley Batchelor OBE Employers seeking to capitalise on the wealth of opportunities in global trade have until 21stSeptember to sign up to the Institute of Export’s flagship Foundation Degree course. The two-year, online FdA Professional Practice in International Trade – developed in partnership...
August 10th, 2016 | Academia, Education and Training, HR, Markets, Organisations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Celebrating the publication of GreeSE Paper No.100!‏

Celebrating the publication of GreeSE Paper No.100!‏
Prof. Kevin Featherstone Celebrating 100 Publications! We are delighted to announce and celebrate with you the publication of GreeSE Paper No.100 In a year of milestones for the Hellenic Observatory, 2016 sees a notable one also for the GreeSE Paper Series with the publication of its 100th issue. Over...
August 5th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Education and Training, HR, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Management Skills and Innovation are Key to Overcome the Current Difficulties in the Energy Industry

Management Skills and Innovation are Key to Overcome the Current Difficulties in the Energy Industry
      Energy is pivotal to the address of some of the most pressing global issues. The industry represents one of the most amazing, dynamic, but also unpredictable sectors across the world. Assessing the key drivers for energy demand and supply going forward, the impact of climate change,...
July 28th, 2016 | Academia, Education and Training, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR | Read More