• 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.  

  • Middlesex University Dubai to host the EU and...

    On 26 March 2017, Middlesex University Dubai will host a one-day EU and UAE Conference on the theme of ‘Rule of Law and Arbitration’. A unique opportunity for business leaders, legal professionals, academics and Middlesex University Dubai students to gain an insight on the subject from leading legal voices, the conference will discuss those legal issues of common interest to the UAE and European Union.


    An official partnership agreement has been signed by SMR Links Consultants and VSTEP, making SMR Links the exclusive partner of the NAUTIS maritime simulators and RescueSim Incident Command Simulator in the UAE region.

  • CAE expands to new facility in Abu Dhabi

    The new offices were inaugurated last Sunday during a visit from Ian Bell, CAE's Vice President and General Manager, Middle East/Asia-Pacific, and Masud Husain, Ambassador of Canada to the UAE. CAE is now located in the Addax Tower on Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi.

  • Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre partners...

    The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) has partnered with Middlesex University Dubai to support in mentoring and coaching the University’s Moot team. To prepare students, the University in collaboration with EMAC, will host a pre-moot event at its Knowledge Park campus on 11 March.

  • WMU and DNV GL Maritime Academy Partner on New...

    The World Maritime University (WMU) and DNV GL Maritime Academy have launched a new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security (MSS) to help people involved in shipping operations, as well as the associated regulatory framework, develop the vital understanding of all aspects of safety and security required in today’s complex maritime industry.

  • Maritime education vital to region’s success

    Our location at the intersection of the Pacific Ocean and the Pacific Northwest’s great river, coupled with generations of expertise concentrated here, makes the Columbia estuary an obvious place to base a maritime center of excellence.


Interactive, online courses on the rise

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.


كلية الدراسات البحرية بجدة توقع اتفاقية تعاون في مجال الأبحاث مع كلية جلاسكو

وقعت كلية الدراسات البحرية بجامعة الملك عبدالعزيز بجدة أمس اتفاقية تعاون مشترك مع كلية مدينة جلاسكو باسكتلندا، في مجال الأبحاث وتعاون أعضاء هيئة التدريس، وتطوير برامج التدريب البحري لطلاب الكليتين.


Port security training organized by IMO held in Djibouti

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)


Maritime Malta: where is the workforce?

We regularly hear or read that Malta needs to become a centre of maritime excellence. A holistic vision, goals, strategies and consultations – a lot of work has been done and continues to be done. The effort is there and the government, together with the private sector, is working hard to improve the situation. Our ports and harbours have established themselves as a busy maritime hub. We have a maritime flag which is the sixth largest worldwide and the largest in Europe and the yachting and superyacht sector is showing concrete signs of growth.