Archive for the ‘Maritime Education and Training’ Category

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge

Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge
Capt Prashant Widge. Driving sustainability in ship recycling: Blue MBA participant Prashant Widge Captain Prashant Widge has an unusual role for a qualified master mariner – after a fulfilling career sailing merchant ships across the globe, he is today engaged in driving sustainability in the ship...
February 15th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, Sales and Purchases, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Nautical Institute launches Shiphandling Logbook

The Nautical Institute launches Shiphandling Logbook
Shiphandling is probably the most important skill for mariners and one of the most difficult to practise. The Nautical Institute recognises the value of gaining sea-time experience and developing shiphandling skills and has developed the Shiphandling Logbook, launched today. This logbook aims to provide...
February 7th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Books, HR, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology

Explore the latest developments in ECDIS technology
The Electronic Chart, the popular textbook for ECDIS use and training has been updated to the fourth edition and is full of updates and significant enhancements. For this fourth edition, the entire book has been thoroughly reviewed and updated to ensure The Electronic Chart remains the textbook for ECDIS...
February 6th, 2018 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Technical, Technology | Read More

FONASBA launches agent diploma course

FONASBA launches agent diploma course
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA offices A new entry-level qualification for ship agents As part of an ongoing commitment to support the provision of appropriate and relevant education at all levels across the ship broking and ship agency professions, FONASBA has joined forces with ASBA, its member...
February 5th, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Marine Contracting Industry launches personal resilience awareness programme

Marine Contracting Industry launches personal resilience awareness programme
Allen Leatt IMCA member companies work together on the programme Resilience help us make better-quality decisions in stressful situations Leading members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) have come together to develop the IMCA Resilience Awareness Programme tailored specifically...
January 30th, 2018 | Associations, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News | 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

Liberia opens state-of-the-art maritime training institute

Liberia opens state-of-the-art maritime training institute
Pictured at the opening ceremony, front row, left to right, are Juah Lawson (Chair of the Board of Directors of the Liberian Maritime Administra-tion), Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf  (President of Liberia), Abraham Avi Zaidenberg (Managing Director of LMTI), James Kollie (Liberian Maritime Administration Commissioner),...
January 19th, 2018 | Events, Flags, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

ISALOS Conference: World Trade & Commerce: why Go Maritime in this turbulent era?

ISALOS Conference: World Trade & Commerce: why Go Maritime in this turbulent era?
The London Hellenic Centre For the first time, Isalos.net (the new educational initiative of the Naftika Chronika magazine), in collaboration with the Greek Shipping Cooperation Committee, is hosting a conference in London titled “World Trade & Commerce: why Go Maritime in this turbulent era?.” The...
January 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

The 2018 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program kicks off

The 2018 HELMEPA Refresher Training Program kicks off
HELMEPA, operating as a DNV GL certified “Maritime Training Center for Pollution Prevention, Safety at Sea and Environmental Awareness” launches tomorrow, 16 January 2018, its 36th Annual Program of Voluntary Refresher Training. The Program kicks off with the 2-day Seminar “Marine Environmental...
January 15th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities
Peggy Høegh Grays Peggy Høegh Grays knew at the age of just 12 that she wanted to spend her life in the maritime industry. Her step-father, Henrik Kjaersulf, was a chief steward with the Danish shipowner Rederiet Dannebrog/Nordana Line and had the opportunity to bring Peggy’s mother, Pia, and Peggy...
January 10th, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Industry Professional Steven Gosling to Play Key Role in Maritime Training at KVH Videotel

Industry Professional Steven Gosling to Play Key Role in Maritime Training at KVH Videotel
Steven Gosling KVH Videotel announced today that Steven Gosling, a master mariner and former manager with leading maritime organizations, has joined KVH Videotel’s content team as quality assurance manager.   Mr. Gosling’s responsibilities will include monitoring legislative movements, trends, and...
January 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | 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

Lloyd’s Register launches global programme to accelerate safety innovation in industry

Lloyd’s Register launches global programme to accelerate safety innovation in industry
Prof Richard Clegg The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator will bring together technology companies and industry to test innovative digital solutions to critical safety and risk challenges.  London, 14 December 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers...
December 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four USMMA Cadets During 2017 Awards Luncheon

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four USMMA Cadets During 2017 Awards Luncheon
l to r: Vincent Policastro, Joshua Caan, Jenny Terpenning, Rebecca Snyder and Chandler Chiappe (KINGS POINT, NY; Dec. 12, 2017) – Crowley Maritime Corporation awarded four U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) cadets with 2017 Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Scholarships during yesterday’s Containerization...
December 12th, 2017 | Academia, Awards, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Middle East PSC inspectors given training in indicative Ballast Water Testing

Middle East PSC inspectors given training in indicative Ballast Water Testing
… Inspectors from Saudi Aramco’s Environmental Protection Department have been given guidance on how to verify that ships entering the Kingdom’s ports are discharging ballast waters in accordance with the D1 and D2 ballast water discharge standards. While the Kingdom’s port state control...
December 11th, 2017 | Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Sailing into calmer waters? Cautious optimism returns

Sailing into calmer waters? Cautious optimism returns
Mrs Natalia Margioli- Komninou and Mr George A. Tsavliris with lecturers of the ICS Greek Branch and the students that distinguished worldwide at the ICS Examinations 2016 – 2017 The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Greek Branch held its 13th Annual Forum, on Wednesday, 29 th of November 2017...
December 1st, 2017 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2017: The Winners

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2017: The Winners
All the Winners on stage! Marinakis, Ioannidis, Radziwill and Martinos win awards  in front of 1,200 at annual shipping gala – Maran Tankers, Carras (Hellas), Golden Star Ferries, Aspida and Naftika Chronika among others honoured SHIPOWNER Evangelos M. Marinakis was named Greek Shipping Personality...
November 27th, 2017 | Awards, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

Future-proofing through training – The Nautical Institute Command Seminars

Future-proofing through training – The Nautical Institute Command Seminars
…an interesting overview… a full house at Trinity House 14.11.17 – Training and professional development needs to be addressed at the highest level if we are to continue to improve maritime safety, concluded attendees at The Nautical Institute’s 2017 Command Seminar series. At the...
November 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”

Vitaly Klyuyev: “Seafarers training system in Russia complies with international standards”
Vitaly Klyuyev The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview* with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev**, Director...
November 14th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Communication, HR, IMO, Interviews, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Shipmanagement | Read More

Monika Lemajic: achiever in maritime project management and enthusiast for the Blue MBA

Monika Lemajic: achiever in maritime project management and enthusiast for the Blue MBA
Monika Lemajic As business improvement project manager for maritime at Thales Australia, Monika Lemajic has an ideal view of business activity in her chosen industry – and a wonderful view from her office window. The yard is on Sydney Harbour, “and we have lovely views of the famous bridge from here.” For...
November 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM

STEM Returners: creating new talent pools in STEM
… Help is finally on the way for the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date.  An exciting new ‘STEM Returners Programme’ is specifically designed to help them return to their former careers, as well as...
November 13th, 2017 | Academia, HR, IMarEST, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting powerful finale

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting powerful finale
Eleftherios Veniamis MSc STF 2000 of Golden Union delivering his paper; to his right the panel of session one on the Dry Markets Further to our yesterday’s brief note on the first day of this unique event, herewith is another note of the second day’s deliberations earlier on today; Iris Liaskonis...
November 11th, 2017 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | 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

KVH Videotel Introduces “Cyber Security at Sea” Training Programme for Seafarers

KVH Videotel Introduces “Cyber Security at Sea” Training Programme for Seafarers
Mark Woodhead Produced with BIMCO, the new programme is designed to help seafarers recognise and respond to cyber threats  KVH VideotelTM has launched a cyber security training programme, produced in association with global shipping association BIMCO, to address the threat of ransomware and other computer...
October 24th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More