Education

  • A Multipurpose Maritime Education Fleet

    Efforts have been underway since 2014 to procure government funding for new training vessels for the State Maritime Academies (SMA). Pending bills in Congress at this time would provide $300 million for the construction of the first of four training vessels for the SMAs with a total of $1.2 billion for the proposed four vessel package. Domestic maritime stakeholders have other options, however. These alternatives are attractive for more than one reason. 
     

  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Receives $485,000...

    The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk has received a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), totaling $484,955, that will allow nearly 2,000 area students to "explore how severe storms, erosion and other environmental hazards threaten their communities."

  • MARACAD 2016 - Strategic Platform for Maritime...

    His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure, Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime (FTA)  inaugurated the second edition of MARACAD 2016 the Maritime Academic Conference and Expo at Sheikh Maktoum Hall, Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center.  

  • Primary Schools' Marine Education Programme...

    The Marine Institute’s Explorers Education Programme is growing and is now available in Galway, Clare, Mayo, Cork and Waterford, delivered by centres including Galway Atlantaquaria, Loop Head Summer Hedge School, Redrose Developments, Lifetime Lab and Oceanic Surf School and the Marine Education Centre.

  • Russian institutions of maritime education...

    Celebrations dedicated to the Day of Knowledge were been held yesterday, September 1st, at the largest institutions of maritime education, says press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot).
     

  • Russian institutions of maritime education...

    Celebrations dedicated to the Day of Knowledge were been held yesterday, September 1st, at the largest institutions of maritime education, says press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot).
     

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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.

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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.

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Kongsberg Maritime: University Students Test Own DP algorithms

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.

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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.
 

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