Archive for the ‘Maritime Education and Training’ Category

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the thousands of STEM candidates who want to return to engineering after a career break, but fear that their skills are out of date.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

The Blue MBA Ambassador

The Blue MBA Ambassador
Thomas Damsgaard The Blue MBA appoints Thomas Damsgaard as Ambassador to enhance links with North and Central America Thomas Damsgaard, a global maritime and logistics executive based in Houston, Texas, has been formally named as an Ambassador for the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (the Blue...
October 20th, 2017 | Academia, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles | Read More

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews

NSSLGlobal survey demonstrates worrying lack of maritime cybersecurity training amongst crews
NSSLGlobal to disseminate ‘human factors’ cybersecurity awareness video on all newly-installed equipment 17 October 2017 – A survey by independent satellite communications provider, NSSLGlobal, has revealed that, although crewmembers understand that they are partially responsible for maintaining...
October 17th, 2017 | HR, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Liberian Registry launches cyber and ship security computer-based training programme

Liberian Registry launches cyber and ship security computer-based training programme
The Liberian Registry has launched a Cyber and Ship Security Computer-Based Training (CBT) programme that provides a comprehensive overview of cyber-security issues, including concepts such as malware, network security, identity theft, risk management, and other common threats to maritime security. Jorgen...
October 17th, 2017 | Flags, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus
Nick Brownthird from the left),  ( Marine and Offshore Director of Lloyd’s Register presenting to the Mayor of Larnaka and the Rector of the University of Cyprus the LR publication “Maritime Science and Technology” On Tuesday October 10th the Rector of the University of Cyprus Professor...
October 16th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Press and Media | 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

Learning from Pilots in The Navigator

Learning from Pilots in The Navigator
16 Piloting The Navigator October 2017 cover 04.10.17 – Pilots and their relationship with bridge teams is the focus of the latest edition of The Navigator, the magazine available for free to all seafarers from The Nautical Institute. Issue 16 examines how best to support a pilot’s skills when...
October 5th, 2017 | Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Press and Media | Read More

Triton in Chios

Triton in Chios
Chios’ Maritime Museum It looks like the title of a new novel where the prince of the seas – son of Poseidon – was the protagonist of an adventure in this beautiful Greek island, but not. We´re talking about other Triton: The principal character of children’s books collection...
October 3rd, 2017 | Academia, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMO Feature – A maritime treaty is adopted or amended – what happens next?

IMO Feature – A maritime treaty is adopted or amended – what happens next?
From the legal workshop Throughout the maritime world, the technical regulations developed and adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) are well known. Shipmasters and officers, as well as expert trainers and educators, spend many hours getting to grips with the knowledge needed to implement...
September 28th, 2017 | IMO, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Claus Bihl, CEO of MAERSK TRAINING

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets  Claus Bihl, CEO of MAERSK TRAINING
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with Mr Claus Bihl, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador, held a meeting with Mr Claus Bihl, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MAERSK TRAINING to analyze the feasibility of establishing an International Training Center in Dynamic Positioning in Tenerife Both, the...
September 27th, 2017 | Associations, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me”

Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me”
Brian Noe Kristensen. Maersk man on “what the Blue MBA means to me” By James Brewer For the past two years, Brian Noe Kristensen has been handling an extra professional challenge alongside his job in the top echelons of the AP Moller-Maersk transport and logistics group. His reward for his dedication...
September 15th, 2017 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places | Read More

BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment

BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment
Robert Keen In order to keep up with member demand – and with other opportunities on the horizon – BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson. Graeme, who has over 20 years of freight forwarding experience, joins from Pantos Logistics. Prior to this, he worked for...
September 12th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

KVH Introduces Videotel Performance Manager, a Breakthrough Solution for Maritime Training

KVH Introduces Videotel Performance Manager, a Breakthrough Solution for Maritime Training
Mark Woodhead Combines award-winning content and a cutting-edge software platform for transforming a fleet’s training activities MIDDLETOWN, RI, and LONDON, UK – September 11, 2017 – To help maritime operators ensure that crew are training and performing at their peak, KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:...
September 11th, 2017 | HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | 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

MCTC upgrades training courses with Steamship Mutual

MCTC upgrades training courses with Steamship Mutual
Chris Adams Leading maritime training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) has launched its upgraded training course in association with International Group P&I Club Steamship Mutual. MCTC has been working closely with Steamship Mutual to upgrade its 10-week Safe Food Handling &...
September 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

LISW Introduction to Shipping Course – Only 3 places left

This superb one-day course explains the basics of ships and the business of shipping and is suitable for new entrants to the bunker or maritime sector generally (not just shipping but also lawyers, regulators, port authorities, terminal operators, etc). It aims to educate and inform newcomers to shipping...
August 31st, 2017 | Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Minister praises multi-million pound offshore and maritime training facility

Eddie Smiley, Clyde Training Solutions, and Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister Paul Wheelhouse MSP has hailed the success of marine and offshore safety specialists Clyde Training Solution’s new state-of-the-art facility. The multi-million pound...
August 30th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent

Blue MBA graduation ceremony reminded of urgent industry need for high degree of talent
The Graduates, Class of 2017 of the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics Prominent maritime personalities, including a leader at the world’s largest container shipping company and a key figure in the marine insurance sector, were among those congratulating graduates from the Class of 2017 of the...
August 17th, 2017 | Academia, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month | Read More

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules
John Faraclas The BDI was up 38 points and now reads 1,207 thanks to the volatile Capers with yet another triple digit spike… The geopolitics will engage new trade rules for a multiple of reasons to benefit only the state and the very few; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI gained 169...
August 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More