Education

  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and...

    The Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport Sharjah (AASTS) welcomed its seventh batch of students. On the first day of the 2022-2023 academic year at AASTS, the newly appointed Director, interacted with the fresh batch of students and encouraged them to begin their careers in the maritime industry with a proactive and optimistic approach.

  • AET Awards Maritime Scholarships

    Tanker shipping company AET said it has awarded 10 scholarships in partnership with the Texas A&M Foundation at the Texas A&M University Galveston Campus.

  • Damen Shipyards Cape Town receives award for...

    Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) has been honoured to receive an award from the higher education and training establishment Northlink College. The award is a certificate of appreciation recognising DSCT’s role in committing to train some of the first ‘occupation qualification’ apprentices under what was then a new programme launched by the DHET (Department of Higher Education &Training) in January 2019.

  • Inspired by Late Congressman Young, Yamaha...

    Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit and the Alaska Maritime Education Consortium (AMEC) signed a Yamaha Marine Training Program Agreement under Yamaha’s Technical School Partnership Program. This Agreement will establish a comprehensive Yamaha marine technical training program throughout the state, specifically in remote regions.

  • Mayor Adams Announces new Expansion Plans for...

    New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced new plans to expand the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School on Governors Island. Doubling the school’s footprint from two to four buildings — including one that will be newly constructed — the plan will bring additional classroom space and new facilities, including a pool, gymnasium, and lab space to support the school’s unique maritime and environmental curriculum. The plan is the product of a partnership between the Trust for Governors Island, the New York City Department of Education (DOE), and the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA).

  • Sharjah Ruler issues decision appointing Director...

    H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, issued an administrative decision appointing the Director of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Marine Transportation Sharjah Branch (AASTMT).

  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy Awarded Skills...

    Massachusetts Maritime Academy, a top-ranked public university with undergraduate degree programs focusing on science, engineering, technology, math, and business that blend academics and experiential learning, has been awarded a $500,000 Skills Capital Grant by the Baker-Polito Administration.

  • Nuvve and Maine Maritime Academy to Apply Vehicle...

     Nuvve Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: NVVE), a global cleantech company electrifying the planet through its intelligent energy platform, and Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), a public maritime college focused on engineering, management, science, and transportation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a framework of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) clean-energy solutions across a myriad of maritime applications. With MMA's concerted efforts in engineering and technology for maritime applications, the collaboration is a perfect fit for Nuvve's efforts to expand their technology into nautical applications.

  • Centre of Excellence in Maritime &...

    Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS), a skill development initiative by Indian Register of Shipping and Sagarmala – Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Medhavi Skills University (MSU), a UGC, DGT and NSDC recognized Skills University.

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Endeavour & APACE Offering Programme

Endeavour is partnering with the Bermuda College Division of Athora Professional and Career Education [APACE] for a career development and training initiative “that equips young Bermudians jumpstart their career in the maritime industry.”

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The University of Memphis and IAMPE Sign Academic Partnership Agreement

The University of Memphis and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together on professional development for the maritime and port industry. The MOU will also designate the University as an Academic Partner of the IAMPE. Under the MOU, U Memphis and the IAMPE will acknowledge and endorse each other’s programs related to port and terminal education and training. The IAMPE will look to provide a professional certification as Marine Terminal Operator (MTO) to U Memphis undergraduate students for successfully completing the appropriate engineering undergraduate program. In addition, U Memphis will grant IAMPE programs academic credits in their related graduate programs. U Memphis graduate students can earn both a master’s degree as well as the Maritime Port Manager (MPM) certification. IAMPE members who independently complete the IAMPE certification could receive academic credit towards the related graduate degrees at U Memphis. The IAMPE will also share all its research and electronic library with faculty as well as course content for the Marine Port Management and Marine Port Executive Certifications. Both organizations will promote each other’s programs to benefit professionals in the industry. They have also agreed to collaborate to develop new programs and undertake research as appropriate to improve the global port and maritime industry. A long-term goal is to establish an Inland Rivers Research and Development Center at the University.

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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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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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