Education

  • 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.

  • Port of Tampa looks to Maritime Academy for new...

     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.

  • 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).

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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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