Archive for the ‘Education and Training’ Category

BIFA expands training team with another key appointment

BIFA expands training team with another key appointment
Claire Capaccioli The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Claire Capaccioli as Trainer – Freight and Customs Procedures.  For some time the trade association for freight forwarding companies has anticipated a significant increase...
September 17th, 2018 | Associations, Company Profiles, Education and Training, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Blue MBA: An outperforming MBA

Blue MBA: An outperforming MBA
A view from Frederiksberg Have of the CBS and in particular that of the building where the Blue MBA tutoring takes place. The outstanding performance of some shipping entities today – given the worst so far shipping environment and geopolitical scene we live in, does not only rest with the individual’s...
August 28th, 2018 | Academia, Communication, Education and Training, Film Industry, HR, Insight, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !
bi-monthly newsletter 10 July to 23 July2018 A month of Music at FOUGARO! LIVE CONCERTS!Friday 13 July                      Dimitris Basis Saturday 14 July                  Konstantina Palla Wednesday 18 July              Xdarawish Thursday 19 July  ...
July 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…

Volatile Capes rule the day, but…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went over and above the 1,500 point threshold… geopolitics and in particular the addition of Trade Wars will spill over badly! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was up 91 points and at 1,567 creates another momentum, may I say a chilly one as nothing should...
July 4th, 2018 | Academia, Art and auctions, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, Education and Training, Fashion, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought

IBIA’s Justin Murphy food-for-thought
IBIA’s CEO Justin Murphy With Posidonia 2018  in full swing we were more than fortunate to have IBIA’s (International Bunker Industry’s Association) CEO Justin Murphy responding live to two of the sector’s most  important issues. Viewers can listen to his live interview with allaboutshipping...
June 8th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Bunkering, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt

Blue MBA team’s model gift for Hamburg shipping leader Frank Leonhardt
Blue MBA salutes Frank Leonhardt. It was an inspired way to express appreciation to one of Europe’s most distinguished shipping chiefs for his hospitality: presenting him with a finely-crafted model of the type of vessel that has given stalwart service to his fleet. The surprise was prepared by members...
May 15th, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Events, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT today welcomed what it described as a long overdue but important breakthrough in qualifications to train the next generation of maritime‎ catering staff.   The union response follows an announcement by the Maritime Trailblazer Working Group,  which was set up to agree...
May 11th, 2018 | Education and Training, Food and Drink, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Rail | Read More

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas
.. A noble task to support the creation and completion of this vision in creating the Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas so as Greece and  all all over Planet Ocean to have a unique institution to further opera on the international scene; read on and look forward to your participation.   1. Vision...
May 3rd, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Insight, Music, People and Places | Read More

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