Education

  • Global Knowledge To Benefit Jamaican Shipping...

    "The knowledge I gained from studying at the World Maritime University (WMU) will benefit the wider Jamaican shipping industry," reflects Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) employee Abigail Bryan, who has successfully completed an MSc in Maritime Affairs, specialising in Maritime Education Training.

  • Secretary Mattis Calls on USMMA Grads to Lead

    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point graduated 187 new merchant marine and military officers in the Class of 2018. Secretary of Defense James Mattis delivered the keynote address before a crowd of about 4,500, including family members of the graduating class, senior officers from the U.S. military, executives from the maritime industry, alumni and others. 

  • Oregon State University Orders Second U.S....

    Oregon State University has received $88 million from the National Science Foundation to lead construction of a second Regional Class research vessel to help bolster the nation’s aging academic research fleet.

  • HR Wallingford and University of Salento Join...

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy.

  • Athina Maritime Learning and Development Center...

    ​The Athina Maritime Learning and Development Center, which has been recently established as the exclusive maritime training organization for Minerva Marine Inc. (a leading ship management company based in Athens), has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Digital for the supply of new state-of-art bridge, engine room and cargo handling simulators. 

  • IADC Dredging Seminar in Delft

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will this month host the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands.

  • Protecting Angola’s marine environment

    A national workshop on the treaty covering dumping of wastes at sea, the London Protocol, is being held in Luanda, Angola (30-31 May). The workshop is raising awareness among stakeholders on the practical aspects of effective implementation of the London Protocol to protect the marine environment from the dumping of harmful wastes at sea. With more light being shed on the dramatic impact of marine litter on coastal areas, this workshop is yet another example of how IMO is tackling this problem.

  • VSTEP introduces new Fishing module for its...

    VSTEP is happy to announce the upcoming release of our new NAUTIS Fishing module. This new addition to the NAUTIS product line will enable effective training onboard fishing vessels and allow fishermen (in training) to strengthen their skills in fishing scenarios. Trainees will be able to engage in all aspects such as searching, catching and handling of fish, while at the same time familiarizing with vessel maneuvering.​

  • Logistics and Supply Chain course launched

    Based on local requirement, industry trends of Visakhapatnam city and the thought process of the state government, Tech Mahindra Foundation, CSR arm of Tech Mahindra Limited launched a six-month certificate course in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in association with CII Institute of Logistics here on Saturday. This is a full-time training programme.

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Washington Maritime Blue Picks First Innovation Accelerator Cohort

After reviewing over 100 applications, Washington Maritime Blue, the Port of Seattle, and WeWork Labs are excited to announce the 11 companies selected to participate in a highly competitive, impact-focused maritime accelerator that will launch in January 2020, with a formal launch event to be held on the evening of January 21.
 

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ITCO donates tank container to Shanghai Maritime University

The International Tank Container Organisation has completed the donation of a 20ft ISO tank container to the Shanghai Maritime University, China’s leading academic institution for the shipping, ports and logistics industry. The tank will be used by the University for training and education purposes as part of a programme which includes six 1-day training days, together with access by students to ITCO’s on-line Tank Container E-learning Course.

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AASTS celebrates 48th UAE National Day

The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTS) – Sharjah Branch, celebrated the 48th UAE National Day on site at their campus, in the presence of students, faculty and administrative members, the Khor Fakkan Municipality, the Khor Fakkan Police & Traffic Department, the Planning & Survey Department, and the Sharjah Investment Authority (Shurooq).

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