Archive for the ‘Maritime Education and Training’ Category

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges

Seafarers, technology and automation – managing future challenges
ITF’s Stephen Cotton, WMU’s Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry and IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim. Picture credits IMO Launch of ITF-WMU report: Transport 2040: Automation, Technology and Employment – the Future of Work ​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has highlighted the need...
January 15th, 2019 | Associations, Events, HR, IMO, ITF, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Technology | Read More

Marseille workshops signal shiprepair training plan

Marseille workshops signal shiprepair training plan
Marseille News from Marseille Fos                                Marseille workshops signal shiprepair training plan  Almost 100 delegates representing shiprepair professionals and their customers have been hosted by the Marseille Fos port authority at a day-long meeting to review current...
December 21st, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, Shiprepair | Read More

IMCA adds competence & training, remote systems and ROV specialist to its technical team

IMCA adds competence & training, remote systems and ROV specialist  to its technical team
Andre Rose              Andre Rose joins IMCA as Technical Adviser The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Andre Rose as Technical Adviser – Competence & Training, Remote Systems and ROV. Andre has spent most of the last 18 years...
December 20th, 2018 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents
.. 30 November 2018 – (London) OCIMF and INTERTANKO have today released two new information papers that will help improve safety in the energy shipping industry. The result of a joint initiative between the two organisations, the papers look at two key areas:  competency and learning from incidents. Behavioural...
November 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice
Handling Ships in First-Year Ice 29.11.18 – The Nautical Institute has launched the second edition of its practical guide to shiphandling in ‘new ice’ conditions in the Baltic, North Atlantic and St Lawrence Seaway. Handling ships in first-year ice demands specialist knowledge and skills. Ice...
November 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Books, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…

The Oinoussians back to their …London roots…
A full house at the Nine Kings Suite Following last year’s 75th anniversary of the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund and its Oinoussian Ball at the historic Tower of London – whose battlements were adorned with the OBF logo sending the message from Father Thames to the rest of Planet Ocean, this year’s...
November 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Ongoing partnership to empower port women

Ongoing partnership to empower port women
.. More women are joining the maritime ranks in many aspect of the industry. To encourage this trend, IMO is supporting a training course aimed at female officials from maritime and port authorities entitled. Twenty-seven women from 18 developing countries* are taking part in the two-week “Women...
November 22nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

European maritime sector receives EU funding for a ‘SkillSea’ project for sectoral co-operation on maritime skills

European maritime sector receives EU funding for a ‘SkillSea’ project for sectoral co-operation on maritime skills
The European Commission will co-finance the project ‘Futureproof Skills for the Maritime transport sector (SkillSea)’ as publicly announced at a signature ceremony hosted by the EU Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, on 20 November 2018. The project aims to develop strategies to identify and meet...
November 21st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, ITF, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Improved Crew Evaluation System

Improved Crew Evaluation System
.. Personnel recruitment in the maritime sector has to comply with international and national requirements regarding the competence levels expected for rank. Shortage of qualified seafarers, especially officers, have been identified as a global issue that is likely to worsen in the future. For Crew Managers...
November 20th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

KVH Videotel announces promotion of Raal Harris to managing director

KVH Videotel announces promotion of Raal Harris to managing director
Raal Harris KVH Videotel, a market-leading provider of training films, computer-based training, and eLearning for the maritime industry, announced today that Raal Harris has been named managing director. In his new role, Mr. Harris is responsible for the overall business, including creative production,...
November 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company

KVH announces two key leadership positions for the global company
Brent Bruun, Chief Operating Officer The promotions leverage business and maritime industry experience within the tech innovation company MIDDLETOWN, RI – November 15, 2018 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), a leader in global mobile connectivity and inertial navigation solutions, today announced...
November 15th, 2018 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry

Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry
Peter Broadhurst, SVP, Safety & Security, Inmarsat Maritime Mobile training app for crew and intelligent endpoint security for onboard computers strengthen Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure portfolio of products 15 November 2018: Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security...
November 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Discuss high-profile ship arrests this December

Discuss high-profile ship arrests this December
Unravel the legal and commercial complexities of ship arrest A stellar panel of international experts will gather at the renowned annual Ship Arrest Seminar from 4 to 5 December in London to share their expertise and to bring you up to speed with the latest ship arrest cases occurring in the industry. Bunkerspot...
November 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ThPA S.A. and Rutgers University in the USA

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ThPA S.A. and Rutgers University in the USA
l to r: the Consul General of the USA in Thessaloniki, Mr. Gregory W. Pfleger, the BoD Chairman & CEO of ThPA S.A., Mr. Sotirios Theofanis and the Director of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation of Rutgers University, Dr. Ali Maher ThPA S.A. signed a MoU with Rutgers University,...
November 14th, 2018 | Events, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA launches Ethics and Compliance Programme

IMCA launches Ethics and Compliance Programme
Allen Leatt Doing Business Without Bribery – a free online ABC training program for its Members IMCA is developing an ethics programme to support its membership comprising three phases: A Code of Practice for the Secretariat which was put in place earlier this year. An Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) eLearning module...
November 12th, 2018 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Insight, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions

InterManager urges crew to help identify enclosed space solutions
Captain Kuba Szymanski InterManager, the international trade association for the shipmanagement sector, has launched a campaign to encourage seafarers to think about safety issues when working in enclosed spaces and to identify measures which they believe would reduce risks. Announcing the campaign during...
November 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Intermanager, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

V.Group to launch Seafarer app, showcase new Manila training facilities at Crew Connect

V.Group to launch Seafarer app, showcase new Manila training facilities at Crew Connect
Photo by Will Reddaway Project to transform crew management and seafarer experience reaches first major milestone with enhanced training and digital experience for seafarers London, November 07 2018: This week V.Group, the world’s leading provider of marine support services, has announced that it...
November 7th, 2018 | Bunkering, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime

ICS Chairman Calls for Comprehensive Revision of STCW Seafarer Training Regime
Esben Poulsson Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around two million merchant seafarers.   STCW was reviewed...
November 6th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, International Chamber of Shipping, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

NAMEPA Annual Event Launch Pad for Maritime CSR Program and USCG Strategy

NAMEPA Annual Event Launch Pad for Maritime CSR Program and USCG Strategy
… October 31, 2018 – Last week, NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) launched the first known comprehensive CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) designed expressly for the maritime industry. The program encompasses the three pillars of CSR:  corporate governance,...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

DNV GL’s Maritime Academy – Creating Perspectives

DNV GL’s Maritime Academy – Creating Perspectives
Dr Marina Papaioannou –  Maritime Academy Hellas DNV GL’s Maritime Academy – Creating Perspectives by Dr Marina Papaioannou, Maritime Academy Hellas Training of people on board and ashore has always been a great concern of the maritime industry, in an effort to achieve the goal of ships sailing...
October 31st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Insight, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Women at WISTA 2018 who fly the education flag

Women at WISTA 2018 who fly the education flag
Monika Lemajic, Irene Rosberg and Monica Kohli What an exceptional encounter we had during the main day in Tromsø, Norway, of the WISTA 2018 AGM and Conference! Serendipity is always the name of the game for us in the media and we continue to be blessed by Lady Luck! During our week-long stay in Tromsø...
October 26th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Nautical Institute and KVH Videotel launch free online development courses for NI members

The Nautical Institute and KVH Videotel launch free online development courses for NI members
Captain John Lloyd, CEO of The Nautical Institute (left) with Mark Woodhead, KVH Senior Vice President, EMEA 24.10.18  – The Nautical Institute is collaborating with KVH Videotel, a world leader in the provision of e-learning for the maritime industry, to give its members access to a set of online...
October 24th, 2018 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Free training programme on mental health offered to seafarers worldwide

Free training programme on mental health offered to seafarers worldwide
.. A new training package produced by KVH Videotel and ISWAN was introduced yesterday during the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London. The package, ‘Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing’ will be available free of charge throughout the industry...
October 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Seafarers’ Mental Health is focus of New Training Programme offered free to Mariners Worldwide

Seafarers’ Mental Health is focus of New Training Programme offered free to Mariners Worldwide
.. KVH Videotel introduced a new training package, “Seafarers Mental Health and Wellbeing,” yesterday during the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London, and announced that the package will be available free of charge throughout the industry due to the critical...
October 17th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points thanks to the Capes’ fall… Geopolitics as crucial as ever… particularly on the platoon and financial sector… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI was down 25 points at 2,164 – …the classic volatile size… Panamaxes were...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More