U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the appointment of seven new members to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Advisory Board on Thursday.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has launched the Maritime Academy at the Esikhawini Campus of uMfolozi TVET College.
Software solutions from the technology group Wärtsilä have been selected for installation in three maritime training centres.
Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM: OCI, the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Oakley Capital IV (“Fund IV”) has partnered with the management teams of SG MidCo AS (“Seagull”), and Videotel Marine Asia Limited and Super Dragon Limited (collectively “Videotel”), to acquire majority stakes in the businesses from their current shareholders Herkules Private Equity Fund IV and KVH Industries (NASDAQ: KVHI), respectively.
The Mokpo National Maritime University (MNMU), a leading maritime institution in South Korea and the One Movement for Maritime education of the Philippines (OMMEP), an emerging association of maritime higher education institutions in the country have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish programs of exchange and collaboration in areas of “mutual interest” on maritime education and training, related academic studies, benchmarking and research undertaking.
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University of Texas at Dallas researcher Dr. Todd Griffith has received a $3.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to take his floating offshore wind technology to the next level. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) award provides support for his team to design and build a turbine prototype.
Mayor of Larnaca Andreas Vyras and the board of the Cyprus Marine & Maritime Institute have appointed Zacharias Siokouros as the first Chief Executive Officer of the newly established research centre.
PSA India today donated Rs 14 Lakh to the Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Scheme which serves wholesome school lunches daily to over 1.8 million children in 16,856 schools across 12 states and two Union territories of India. The donation was made during a visit to Akshaya Patra’s headquarters in Bengaluru, and was on behalf of PSA India’s container terminals: PSA Mumbai, PSA Chennai, PSA Kolkata and PSA Sical in Tuticorin.
Crowley Maritime Corp. presented 2019 Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships to two students of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at the Containerization and Intermodal Institute’s Connie Awards luncheon Monday, Dec. 9, in Newark, N.J.
The Korean Register has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Technical University of Athens, agreeing to share specialist technology and software with the students of the School Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.