Education

  • Oil response course accredited

    Danish oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response (OPRC) training courses, allowing it to claim to be a ‘one-stop shop’ for its customers around the world.

  • Effective onboard training on the Ballast Water...

    Following the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention in September 2016, Seagull Maritime has worked towards releasing a revised onboard course, as well as a completely redesigned e-learning module. Using the latest technologies and a combination of different media, these ensure your crew are fully prepared for compliance with the requirements.

  • WISTA International and Institute of Chartered...

    Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) and Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (The Institute) are partnering to increase the professional competence and enhance educational opportunities for women in the maritime industry.

  • Fremont Maritime merges with MITAGS-PMI

    Seattle-based Fremont Maritime Services has merged its wide range of Coast Guard-approved basic training and safety programs, including its India Tango Marine Firefighting Training Program, into the larger MITAGS-PMI educational organization.

  • USA officials talk future

    Utica Shale Academy officials are looking at ways to enhance the shale program so students can benefit even more — both in the classroom and eventually the workplace.

  • Shell renews partnership with Philippines...

    Shell Marine has renewed its technical partnership with the University of Cebu, Philippines, Maritime Education and Training Center (UC METC).

    The partnership has been extended for a further four years under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Shell Marine Executive Director Jan Toschka and University of Cebu President Atty. Augusto W. Go.

  • New 38th Amendment of the IMDG Code becomes...

    From January 2018 the new 38th amendment of the IMDG Code will become mandatory. Already applied on a voluntary basis since January 2017, the amendments are quite extensive and may require additional training of your employees in order to be in full compliance. Maritime Academy’s training course has been fully revised in line with the new amendment.
    The dramatic consequences of the mishandling of Dangerous Goods continue to make the headlines the world over. We have all seen the images of spectacular explosions and fires onboard vessels and been shocked by the loss of lives, cargo and property.

  • 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.

  • DMCA delegation visits Maersk Maritime Training...

    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.

  • Bahamas: Work Permit ‘Restrictions’ Cost Shipping...

    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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HR Wallingford and University of Salento Join Forces

A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy.

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IADC Dredging Seminar in Delft

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will this month host the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

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Protecting Angola’s marine environment

A national workshop on the treaty covering dumping of wastes at sea, the London Protocol, is being held in Luanda, Angola (30-31 May). The workshop is raising awareness among stakeholders on the practical aspects of effective implementation of the London Protocol to protect the marine environment from the dumping of harmful wastes at sea. With more light being shed on the dramatic impact of marine litter on coastal areas, this workshop is yet another example of how IMO is tackling this problem.

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VSTEP introduces new Fishing module for its NAUTIS maritime simulators

VSTEP is happy to announce the upcoming release of our new NAUTIS Fishing module. This new addition to the NAUTIS product line will enable effective training onboard fishing vessels and allow fishermen (in training) to strengthen their skills in fishing scenarios. Trainees will be able to engage in all aspects such as searching, catching and handling of fish, while at the same time familiarizing with vessel maneuvering.​

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Logistics and Supply Chain course launched

Based on local requirement, industry trends of Visakhapatnam city and the thought process of the state government, Tech Mahindra Foundation, CSR arm of Tech Mahindra Limited launched a six-month certificate course in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in association with CII Institute of Logistics here on Saturday. This is a full-time training programme.

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