Liberia President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, officially opened the Liberia Maritime Training Institute (LMTI) at an inauguration ceremony in Marshall City, Liberia, on 5th January.
After the tremendous successful editions of MARACAD in the past three years, the preparations of the fourth edition of the Maritime Conference and Expo, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) between the 2nd and 3rd of October 2018, are underway by the Dubai based organizer “Cham Events”.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially performed the dedicatory ceremony of a modern State of the art John G. Bestman Maritime Training Institute (LMTI) in Marshall City Lower Margibi.
Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, has partnered with SUNY Maritime College to train undergraduate and graduate students on the N4 terminal operating system that manages more than 300 container terminals worldwide.
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.
Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, has graduated 254 professionals in the 6th batch of its Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) programme. It has also graduated 21 professionals in the 1st batch of the Certified Customs Expert (CCE) programme. The graduation ceremony was attended by Eng Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, DP World officials, and graduates’ families.
Representatives of BP company in Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Region (AGT) including Completion Engineering Manager AGT Ann Davies; Human Resources (HR) and Recruitment Advisor Mehriban Shikhzamanova; Completion Engineer, Central Azeri, Samir Veliyev; and HR/Recruitment Coordinator Sabina Valiyeva made a presentation of the company internship program at Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS). It was conducted for third, fourth and fifth-year students.
A new Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building (CEMS) is being set up by India’s Ministry of Shipping in collaboration with Siemens and the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS). CEMS will have campuses at Vishakhapatnam and Mumbai, and will provide industry-relevant skill development, equipping students with employable engineering and technical capabilities.
Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy, the education arm of Abu Dhabi Ports, welcomed over 250 Emiratis to a Maritime Industry Open Day in collaboration with the Human Resources Authority with the goal of selecting outstanding Emirati talent aiming to kick-start their career in the industry.
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.
Two new model courses were validated by the Sub-Committee:
In a milestone celebration held in Dubai this week, 51 graduates from the Cass Executive MBA and MSc Aviation Management programmes were awarded degrees during City, University of London’s tenth graduation ceremony held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The Philippines is the first country in the world to use blockchain technology for seafarers’ certifications via the Navozyme-Certificate Authentication Platform (N-CAP).
Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World’s Global Education Programme (GEP), being implemented across the company's network of 40 countries, aims to engage 34,000 children by 2020, it said.