Education

  • NMP, Immaj tie up to help improve maritime...

    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. 
     

  • 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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Maritime Union Contributes S$1.2 million to Encourage Training Berths for Singaporean Seafarers

Amidst the current difficult times faced by the maritime industry, the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) continues to be proactive. SMOU will contribute S$1.2 million to local shipping companies to encourage them to provide training berths for Singaporean seafaring cadets in the Tripartite Nautical Training Award and Tripartite Engineering Training Award Programmes (TNTA & TETA).

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