Maran Gas Maritime (MGM) is the youngest company in the Angelicoussis stable, but already its LNG fleet has travelled the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe over 500 times. Craig Jallal reviews the Maran Gas formula for success.
Singapore has launched an enhanced 5-year technical co-operation and training package for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its Member States. Valued at USD 5 million (approximately SGD 6.5 million), the package comprises fellowships, scholarships, workshops, and courses to enhance capacity-building and human resource development. The package builds on the Memorandum of Understanding Between Singapore and the IMO Concerning a Third Country Training Programme (TCTP)1 , under which the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has been providing capacity-building assistance to IMO Member States since 1998.
Simwave officially opened its 5,000-square-metre maritime training centre in Barendrecht yesterday. Naturally, the opening was simulated. On all the screens of 59 simulators, four vessels sailed at the same time through an opening ribbon in an imaginary port with the Eiffel Tower, the Pyramids of Giza and the Burj Khalifa on the quays.
With a range of dignitaries in attendance, Simwave will officially open its 5,000-square- metre maritime training centre in Barendrecht on 19 April. The three hundred guests will take a look behind the scenes at the new location, which houses more than fifty simulators.
State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College will install Ocean Guardian, a digital environmental compliance tool, aboard the Training Ship Empire State for Summer Sea Term 2018 to provide cadets with hands-on environmental compliance training with the latest technology.
Danish Shipping Academy introduced an interactive, online version of the mandatory “§16 Safety and Health” course and courses in Danish Maritime Legislation with success in November 2017. There has been a significant increase in the number of seafarers taking these courses and satisfaction has been very high.
Ports provide the critical interface between the ship and the shore. For maritime trade to flow effectively, this vital infrastructure needs to be secure – and this involves people at all levels. IMO says a national maritime security training workshop in Djibouti (19-23 March)
The UAE and France launched an advanced maritime strategic course at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, in the presence of naval commanders, naval officers, soldiers, experts and academics from the two countries.
Over 30 students from the Legacy Girls College have paid an educational visit to Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) to familiarize themselves with its operations. This is in recognition of GCNet as the ICT Company engaged in the provision of electronic solutions at the heart of government’s digitisation journey.
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Witnessed by His Highness Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said
In support of its strategy to empower the Arab maritime sector with academically-qualified professionals, study has started for the first semester of the 2019-2020 academic year at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Sharjah “AASTS”, at its headquarters in Khorfakkan. The first batch of students started their educational journey in maritime engineering and marine transportation, and also received merit scholarships from His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The grant also covered the Academy’s construction, providing it with state-of-the-art equipment, educational aids, and simulation and training systems. The grant provided a scholarship to 100 Emirati students from Sharjah.
The Academy will play a vital role in fulfilling shortage of Emiratis in the local and regional maritime markets, while promoting UAE's status as one of the key global maritime hubs