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  • Cyprus Maritime Academy: ‘Bridging a gap between...

    The Cyprus Maritime Academy, part of the University of Nicosia, is promising to help fill the global officer shortage and to get more Cypriots serving the merchant fleet. This June Captain Eberhard Koch of the ÖL Shipping Group was appointed chairman of the academy.

  • GulfQuest hosting maritime training ship; Public...

    MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — GulfQuest/National Maritime Museum will host the T.S. General Rudder, a training ship from Texas A&M Maritime Academy, Aug. 1 - Aug. 4, on the Mobile Riverfront. The public is invited to tour the ship on Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Australian Maritime College offers hands-on...

    The Australian Maritime College’s learning ethos makes for a refreshing change. AMC is a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania located in Launceston, northern Tasmania, offering maritime education, training and research.

  • Nigeria: Shippers' Council, NUC to Introduce...

    Determined to address the dearth of knowledge in maritime law in the Nigerian judicial system, the Nigerian Shippers' Council and the National Universities Commission (NUC) have agreed to collaborate on the introduction of maritime law as a course of study in Nigerian universities.

  • Nitin Gadkari Calls For Massive Skill Development...

    The Minister of Shipping and Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has called for massive skill development in the maritime sector. Addressing the 129th meeting of the National Shipping Board (NSB) in New Delhi today, Shri Gadkari said that necessary policy level and administrative reforms must be effected urgently so that training institutions are able to run skill development and training modules for a wide ranging variety of disciplines. 

  • The Course to Career Success

    Maritime adapts to the ever-changing industry landscape to help students thrive (Extended Coverage from Marine Log's July 2016 issue) By Lori Shull, SUNY Maritime Communications Director with Capt. Ernest Fink and Mate James Rogin, SUNY Maritime Faculty.
     

  • Port Townsend Goes to Sea: A Coastal Town...

    When the wind blows hard through the Strait of Juan de Fuca, water whips against the old brick walls lining the main street of Port Townsend. Since its founding as a Victorian seaport 90 miles north of Seattle, this picturesque town on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula has been home to generations of sailors and boat builders.

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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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Norsafe Calls for Thorough Lifeboat Training

Lifeboat manufacturer Norsafe is calling attention to safety issues in abandon-ship drills – specifically, the danger that crews may not understand how to use the equipment in the event of a real emergency.

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NYK Welcomes Japanese Teachers to its Maritime Academy

The NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA)* welcomed a visiting study group comprising three teachers from Japanese technical colleges and technical high schools, accompanied by three staff members from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The three teachers were attending a global human resources development course offered by JICA in the Philippines as part of the organization’s overseas teacher training program.
 

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