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  • Mariner Wants Fewer Intakes Into Maritime Academy

    A former Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Capt. Adamu Biu, has urged the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, to compel Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State, to reduce intake of cadets.

  • Launch of Seafarers’ Accommodation Scheme (SAS)

    Singapore shipping companies that are currently facing a cyclical downturn are getting a helping hand from the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union in the form of 6,000 subsidised hotel rooms for the next 2 years to lighten their financial load. This Seafarers’ Accommodation Scheme will cost the union S$300,000 and aims to help shipping companies provide quality lodging at subsidised rates for their officers.

  • Kongsberg Maritime: University Students Test Own...

    Students and researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) were given the opportunity to test their own Dynamic Positioning (DP) algorithms in a full-scale setting last week. The trials took place in the Trondheimsfjord aboard the ‘R/V Gunnerus’, the NTNU-owned research and education vessel to which KONGSBERG donated a state-of-the-art K-Pos DP system in 2015.

  • NYK Program for Maritime Schools

    The NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA), which NYK operates in the Philippines, successfully conducted an international short-term student-exchange program with maritime schools in Japan during the months of August and October 2016.
     

  • Icon of Maritime Education Crosses the Bar

    Amy Morley-Beavers was a U.S. Coast Guard licensed master and Vice President of Maritime Professional Training in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She had also served as Vice Chair of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC).

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WMU and DNV GL Maritime Academy Partner on New Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security

The World Maritime University (WMU) and DNV GL Maritime Academy have launched a new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security (MSS) to help people involved in shipping operations, as well as the associated regulatory framework, develop the vital understanding of all aspects of safety and security required in today’s complex maritime industry.

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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.

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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.

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