• Maritime training budgets continue to increase,...

    The second report from the MarTID survey initiative to analyze global maritime training practices, investment and thought is now available. The surveys draw on insights from shipowners and operators, maritime education and training institutions and seafarers.

  • Oakley Capital Investments Limited: Acquisition...

    Oakley Capital Investments Limited (AIM: OCI, the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Oakley Capital IV (“Fund IV”) has partnered with the management teams of SG MidCo AS (“Seagull”), and Videotel Marine Asia Limited and Super Dragon Limited (collectively “Videotel”), to acquire majority stakes in the businesses from their current shareholders Herkules Private Equity Fund IV and KVH Industries (NASDAQ: KVHI), respectively.

  • City, University of London marks milestone with...

    In a milestone celebration held in Dubai this week, 51 graduates from the Cass Executive MBA and MSc Aviation Management programmes were awarded degrees during City, University of London’s tenth graduation ceremony held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

  • Korea’s maritime university, PH group sign...

    The Mokpo National Maritime University (MNMU), a leading maritime institution in South Korea and the One Movement for Maritime education of the Philippines (OMMEP), an emerging association of maritime higher education institutions in the country have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish programs of exchange and collaboration in areas of “mutual interest” on maritime education and training, related academic studies, benchmarking and research undertaking.


A+ World Academy Announces Private Meeting Dates to Learn More About Unique Gap Year Program for High School Students

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A+ World Academy, an international boarding school located aboard the tall ship Sorlandet, has just announced several upcoming dates for parents to schedule private meetings to learn more about this unique educational experience for high school students. Students learn to sail and take advanced placement level courses while at sea. Each port provides students an opportunity to learn cultural and historical relevant aspects of the city through excursions and field experiences.


How we created a new maritime studies curriculum

You don’t get much more maritime than our island and our town – the sea is part of the fabric and heritage here. There are highly paid jobs in the maritime industry that struggle to recruit locally, but maritime on the island is more than jobs. It is about pride in a long and important history and a sense of community identity.