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.
The Port of Tampa Bay has a problem. The workforce is aging, but a port industry group and the Hillsborough County School District are helping to solve the problem. They've formulated a high school curriculum for maritime studies.
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.
Emirati and British military personnel recently teamed up for exercises in the Gulf.
Four Emirati women are set to become 'certified seafarers' after completing a Certificate of Competency course to serve on ships, conducted by Australian Maritime College, AMC, on behalf of Abu Dhabi Ports.
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).
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.
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)
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.
Middlesex University Dubai students along with Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre and Fichte & Co travel to Vienna for the second time in a row to compete in the world’s most prestigious moot court competition
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.
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.