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.
Academic education and practical training in the maritime sector in the Gulf region is under development. Yet, there are several challenges and opportunities to be considered.
Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, has received the 2014 International Maritime Prize for his contribution to the work of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) over many years and, in particular, his personal commitment to supporting the development of future maritime leaders and his contribution to the enhancement of safety and security in vital shipping lanes.
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the maritime industry’s only body dedicated to professional education, has won the BIMCO Education and Training Award 2015.
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.
Tasneef Academy considers MARACAD 2015 an opportunity to entrench the status of the UAE as a regional anchor for knowledge and education in the most prominent strategic and economic sector
The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has won the Maritime Education & Training Award at The Maritime Standard (TMS) Awards 2015.
The goal of STCW has been to establish a common, international training standard for seafarers from various nations. What has been attained so far and what more needs to be done to accomplish the goals of STCW fully?