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  • Two Iranian Navy ships arrived on training visit

    Two ships of the Iranian Navy, Naghdi and Tonb, arrived here on Saturday on a goodwill and training visit. The visit is aimed at strengthening mutual collaboration and enhancing interoperability between the two navies through tabletop discussions and exercise at sea.

  • Dubai Maritime Agenda to kick off in Dubai in...

    Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the 2017 edition of the Dubai Maritime Agenda is set to kick off on October 10, 2017 in Dubai. It will provide a strategic platform for the world's elite maritime industry leaders to discuss and explore the future of the maritime sector, in line with the requirements of the ambitious development process of the UAE.

  • Senator Susan Collins to make Maine Maritime...

    Maine Maritime Academy President William J. Brennan announced today that U.S. Senator for Maine, Susan Collins, will be the college’s 2017 Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 6 in Castine. Senator Collins has served in the United States Senate since 1997 and currently ranks fifteenth in Senate seniority.

  • Local training academy scoops silver at national...

    PORT Elizabeth harbour-based Siyaloba Training Academy has been awarded Silver in the Best Community Project category at the prestigious National Skills Development (NSD) Awards, held recently in Pretoria as part of a two-day National Skills Conference.

  • Simulation: Maritime Professional Training

    In South Florida sits MPT, one of the most prolific and progressive maritime training facilities. Already fully stocked, MPT added significant weight to its offering in 2016 with investment in 25,000 sq. ft. of new training space and technology.
     

  • NAQEL partners with Dubai Trade to train...

    Saudi Arabia’s leading logistics service provider - NAQEL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity in the U.A.E, to collaborate on education and training for the GCC Trade and logistics industry. Both organisations aim to provide training programmes and events to develop best practice and knowledge in the sector.  

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Training for maritime law enforcement

A three-week training course on maritime law enforcement for countries surrounding the Gulf of Aden concludes today (4 May) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The course brought together specialists from 14 signatory countries* to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the IMO instrument helping to repress piracy and armed robbery against ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

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DMCA delegation visits Maersk Maritime Training Center

A delegation from Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), recently visited the Maersk Maritime Training Center, the first-of-its-kind centre in the Middle East, in line with the authority’s ongoing commitment to promote real partnership with maritime leaders in Dubai, UAE.

The delegation was headed by Amer Ali, executive director, DMCA, said a statement from the authority.

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Bahamas: Work Permit ‘Restrictions’ Cost Shipping Investment

The Bahamas lost an international shipping company’s investment to a rival Caribbean destination because of a “restrictive” work permit policy, an international consultant recommending this be restructured to drive economic growth. Oxford Economics, in a report commissioned by the Bahamas-based Organisation for Responsible Governance (ORG), called on this nation to tie foreign work permits to increased Bahamian employment, rather than identifying and training a local successor to take over.

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