• “MARACAD 2018” explores the future of innovative...

    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”.

  • Navis Partners with SUNY Maritime to Train...

    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.

  • Digital Solutions Will Enhance Training...

    Advancements in technology onboard ships will lead to further training opportunities for seafarers in 2018, says leading catering training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC).

  • DG Shipping pushes for reforms to improve...

    Director General of Shipping (DGS) Malini V Shankar is cracking the whip on maritime training institutes to improve the quality of training of thousands of cadets churned out every year and boost their ‘employability’.

  • Middle East PSC Inspectors Given Training In...

    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.

  • 275 professionals graduated from Dubai Trade’s...

    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.

  • BP Internship Program presented at Baku Higher...

    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.

  • India establishes centre of maritime excellence

    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.


Korea’s maritime university, PH group sign education cooperation accord

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.


City, University of London marks milestone with 10th graduation ceremony in Dubai

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.