• UK shipping sets out plans to safeguard top...

    BRITAIN’s shipping industry leaders are already working on a manifesto setting out their vision for a future outside the European Union, and will be lobbying the government in support of policies designed to preserve the country’s status as one of the world’s most important maritime nations.

  • Sea Year Fears At US Merchant Marine Academy

    Overshadowing the graduation of the class of 2016, many midshipmen at the United States Merchant Marine Academy are now finding themselves for the first time not permitted to go to sea for their “Sea Year” training. Other graduates and I find this to be a travesty, for a school at holds such pride in being the only United States Service Academy to send its students into danger – pursuing their “Sea Year” training even in the height of World-War Two. During which time, 142 midshipman who had not yet finished school were killed. 

  • Deck Cadet Education Programme

    The Maersk Cadet Education is a world-class training opportunity equipping our maritime officers of the future with the skills and qualifications they need for a career at sea.

  • MoT: quality maritime education should top...

    It is estimated that more than 55,000 seafarers of various nationalities are employed on board ships managed by shipping companies located in Cyprus, Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Marios Demetriades, said on Wednesday, addressing an event, organized in Limassol by the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and the Women`s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Cyprus, to mark the Day of the Seafarer 2016.

  • DP World’s Dh3m to 'Reading Nation'

    Some of the largest companies in the UAE continue to actively participate in the Reading Nation Campaign, offering their support to print and distribute books to children in refugee camps and in underprivileged schools all over the world.

  • GMIT Marine and Freshwater Research Centre...

    The Marine and Freshwater Research Centre (MFRC ) at GMIT has been shortlisted for two prestigious national Marine Industry Awards (2016 ), which recognise excellence in individuals and companies that play a significant role in the growth and development of the marine industry in Ireland.


    Three of the maritime industry’s most respected global professional bodies have announced their commitment to September’s Maritime Academic Conference (MARACAD) and Expo in Dubai, demonstrating the priority they are giving to regional education and training needs.


Fichte Legal Consultants partners with Middlesex University Dubai to nurture the Next Generation of Law Students

Fichte Legal Consultants and Middlesex University Dubai have partnered to establish a common platform in order to cultivate law students for their transition from academia to the professional industry. The partnership was sealed by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, where both parties committed to a mutually beneficial long-term agreement.


HMC and ICS Greek Branch welcome Erasmus University Rotterdam Law Students in Piraeus

With the vision of contributing in making Piraeus an international maritime education hub, HMC and ICS Greek Branch co-operated with Erasmus University Rotterdam and in particular its Faculty of Law (Department of Commercial Law and Department of Labor Law), by participating in an educational trip organized by the University, entitled: «The Human Factor in Shipping».


Annapolis Maritime Museum Raises Over $80K For Education Programs

The Annapolis Maritime Museum raised over $80,000 for its award-winning education programs at the recent 12th Annual Boatyard Beach Bash on September 17th, 2016. Founding Sponsor, Boatyard Bar & Grill, Title Sponsor, Annapolis Subaru, and the event’s Carbon Neutral Sponsor, Hannon Armstrong, were instrumental in a highly successful event that has become a much-anticipated yearly tradition in the Annapolis community and at the Museum’s waterfront property in Eastport.


NMP, Immaj tie up to help improve maritime education

The National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP), the sole government-operated maritime training and research institution, recently partnered with the International Mariners Management Association of Japan–Philippine-Japan Manning Consultative Council (Immaj-PJMCC) to conduct a nationwide study to identify the training-development needs of faculty in maritime educational institutions.


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.