• Volvo Group’s Ocean Summit on Marine Debris...

    The Volvo Group today conducted its Ocean Summit on Marine Debris during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island, raising awareness and educating more than 200 attendees about the growing environmental concern of marine debris. Along with the Volvo Group, the summit was sponsored by The Embassy of Sweden, the U.S. State Department, the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Sail Newport, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and operating affordable public sailing instruction and attracting new sailors to the sport.

  • Marine course to be upgraded soon in Oman

    International Maritime College Oman (IMCO), which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week, plans to offer a master’s degree programme in port, shipping and transport (PST) management in September 2015, said an official at the college.


  • Dubai Trade launches Customs Broker Program (CCB...

    Dubai Trade, the single window to the online services of the major trade and logistics operations of DP World, Dubai Customs, and Economic Zones World, has launched the Certified Customs Broker Program (CCB) – a new professional course for the trade and logistics community.

  • International Safety Management Course for...

    Ashley Perez and Martin Caruana, both Trainee Surveyors at the Gibraltar Maritime Administration, have recently attended an International Safety Management Lead Auditor training course on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar.

  • Hamdan attends naval academy graduation

    Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, witnessed today (Wednesday) the graduation of the 15th batch of officers at the Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Naval College in Abu Dhabi.


Marcos laments lack of gov’t support for maritime industry

Senator and vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. is disappointed at the apparent lack of government support for the seafaring industry and called on the government to extend full support to maritime schools and improve the lot of Filipino seafarers.


Maritime Training Program Makes Progress

MAD DADS maritime program gets tugboat to help train young adults. A key piece of a maritime training program launched by a the Jacksonville chapter of nonprofit MAD DADS is already hard at work.