• Rapid emergence of Thailand as an international...

    Since mid 2015 when MCA first approved a Thailand based seafarer training facility, the growth of that destination as a popular focus for both advanced seafarers and also entry level crew to complete STCW 2010 and the new updating STCW courses, has been nothing short of astonishing.

  • The Maran Gas recipe for success

    Maran Gas Maritime (MGM) is the youngest company in the Angelicoussis stable, but already its LNG fleet has travelled the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe over 500 times. Craig Jallal reviews the Maran Gas formula for success.

  • Singapore Launches Enhanced Technical Co-...

    Singapore has launched an enhanced 5-year technical co-operation and training package for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its Member States. Valued at USD 5 million (approximately SGD 6.5 million), the package comprises fellowships, scholarships, workshops, and courses to enhance capacity-building and human resource development. The package builds on the Memorandum of Understanding Between Singapore and the IMO Concerning a Third Country Training Programme (TCTP)1 , under which the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has been providing capacity-building assistance to IMO Member States since 1998.

  • Simwave maritime simulator centre officially open

    Simwave officially opened its 5,000-square-metre maritime training centre in Barendrecht yesterday. Naturally, the opening was simulated. On all the screens of 59 simulators, four vessels sailed at the same time through an opening ribbon in an imaginary port with the Eiffel Tower, the Pyramids of Giza and the Burj Khalifa on the quays.

  • Official opening of maritime Simwave simulator...

    With a range of dignitaries in attendance, Simwave will officially open its 5,000-square- metre maritime training centre in Barendrecht on 19 April. The three hundred guests will take a look behind the scenes at the new location, which houses more than fifty simulators.

  • SUNY Maritime will fit training ship with digital...

    State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College will install Ocean Guardian, a digital environmental compliance tool, aboard the Training Ship Empire State for Summer Sea Term 2018 to provide cadets with hands-on environmental compliance training with the latest technology.


WMU signs MoU with International Maritime Academy, Lebanon

The World Maritime University (WMU), established within the framework of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the International Maritime Academy (IMA) of Lebanon have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding their mutual interests in marine and maritime education and training, maritime safety, security and marine environmental management, WMU says in a press release.