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  • Two New Themes for Seafarers Awareness Week

    Announcing the themes ‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore’ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity’, Seafarers UK has launched this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign, with the focus on promoting maritime career opportunities, both at sea and ashore, including in the UK’s thriving port industry.

  • SIFAX Group calls for teaching of Maritime...

    The Group Executive Vice Chairman, Sifax Group, Taiwo Afolabi, has urged the Federal Government to review the country’s educational curriculum to incorporate teaching of maritime-related subjects at the secondary school level.

  • DNV GL, MPA to Research Autonomous Shipping...

    A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote research and development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry was renewed between DNV GL and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). 

  • Maritime Union Contributes S$1.2 million to...

    Amidst the current difficult times faced by the maritime industry, the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) continues to be proactive. SMOU will contribute S$1.2 million to local shipping companies to encourage them to provide training berths for Singaporean seafaring cadets in the Tripartite Nautical Training Award and Tripartite Engineering Training Award Programmes (TNTA & TETA).

  • Abu Dhabi Ports aims to achieve 55 per cent...

    With the aim of attracting Emirati talent aspiring to lead the dynamic operations of ports and industrial zones, Abu Dhabi Ports, is participating at Tawdheef 2017 which is being held between 30 January and 1 February at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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Environmental awareness training course launched

At a press conference held during the annual CMA Conference, Christian Mollitor of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) and Carleen Lyden Walker of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) launched their Marine Environmental Awareness Training Program for seafarers and shoreside staff.

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New simulator training centre opens in Mumbai

MITAGS-PMI has established its latest Navigation Skills Assessment Program (NSAP) training centre in Mumbai, on the campus of the Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre (AEMTC), one of India’s leading maritime institutes. NSAP uses navigational simulators to objectively measure mariner skill compliance against internationally accepted STCW standards. It focuses specifically on the core skills required of licensed deck officers and includes a one-on-one discussion about the specific skills of each mariner assessed by the program.

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