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  • RAK Marine Training Institute announce inaugural...

    The RAK Marine Training Institute, which was recently founded to meet the growing demand for specialist marine training in Ras Al Khaimah and the Northern Emirates, has announced its inaugural vessels up to 12 metre driver course.

  • Two Iranian Navy ships arrived on training visit

    Two ships of the Iranian Navy, Naghdi and Tonb, arrived here on Saturday on a goodwill and training visit. The visit is aimed at strengthening mutual collaboration and enhancing interoperability between the two navies through tabletop discussions and exercise at sea.

  • Dubai Maritime Agenda to kick off in Dubai in...

    Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the 2017 edition of the Dubai Maritime Agenda is set to kick off on October 10, 2017 in Dubai. It will provide a strategic platform for the world's elite maritime industry leaders to discuss and explore the future of the maritime sector, in line with the requirements of the ambitious development process of the UAE.

  • Senator Susan Collins to make Maine Maritime...

    Maine Maritime Academy President William J. Brennan announced today that U.S. Senator for Maine, Susan Collins, will be the college’s 2017 Commencement speaker on Saturday, May 6 in Castine. Senator Collins has served in the United States Senate since 1997 and currently ranks fifteenth in Senate seniority.

  • Local training academy scoops silver at national...

    PORT Elizabeth harbour-based Siyaloba Training Academy has been awarded Silver in the Best Community Project category at the prestigious National Skills Development (NSD) Awards, held recently in Pretoria as part of a two-day National Skills Conference.

  • Simulation: Maritime Professional Training

    In South Florida sits MPT, one of the most prolific and progressive maritime training facilities. Already fully stocked, MPT added significant weight to its offering in 2016 with investment in 25,000 sq. ft. of new training space and technology.
     

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Effective onboard training on the Ballast Water Management Convention

Following the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention in September 2016, Seagull Maritime has worked towards releasing a revised onboard course, as well as a completely redesigned e-learning module. Using the latest technologies and a combination of different media, these ensure your crew are fully prepared for compliance with the requirements.

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Fremont Maritime merges with MITAGS-PMI

Seattle-based Fremont Maritime Services has merged its wide range of Coast Guard-approved basic training and safety programs, including its India Tango Marine Firefighting Training Program, into the larger MITAGS-PMI educational organization.

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USA officials talk future

Utica Shale Academy officials are looking at ways to enhance the shale program so students can benefit even more — both in the classroom and eventually the workplace.

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Shell renews partnership with Philippines training center

Shell Marine has renewed its technical partnership with the University of Cebu, Philippines, Maritime Education and Training Center (UC METC).

The partnership has been extended for a further four years under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Shell Marine Executive Director Jan Toschka and University of Cebu President Atty. Augusto W. Go.

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New 38th Amendment of the IMDG Code becomes mandatory from January 2018. Are you up to date on the regulations for handling and transporting Dangerous Goods?

From January 2018 the new 38th amendment of the IMDG Code will become mandatory. Already applied on a voluntary basis since January 2017, the amendments are quite extensive and may require additional training of your employees in order to be in full compliance. Maritime Academy’s training course has been fully revised in line with the new amendment.
The dramatic consequences of the mishandling of Dangerous Goods continue to make the headlines the world over. We have all seen the images of spectacular explosions and fires onboard vessels and been shocked by the loss of lives, cargo and property.

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Training for maritime law enforcement

A three-week training course on maritime law enforcement for countries surrounding the Gulf of Aden concludes today (4 May) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The course brought together specialists from 14 signatory countries* to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the IMO instrument helping to repress piracy and armed robbery against ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

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