Director General of Shipping (DGS) Malini V Shankar is cracking the whip on maritime training institutes to improve the quality of training of thousands of cadets churned out every year and boost their ‘employability’.
Inspectors from Saudi Aramco’s Environmental Protection Department have been given guidance on how to verify that ships entering the Kingdom’s ports are discharging ballast waters in accordance with the D1 and D2 ballast water discharge standards.
Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, has graduated 254 professionals in the 6th batch of its Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) programme. It has also graduated 21 professionals in the 1st batch of the Certified Customs Expert (CCE) programme. The graduation ceremony was attended by Eng Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, DP World officials, and graduates’ families.
Representatives of BP company in Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Region (AGT) including Completion Engineering Manager AGT Ann Davies; Human Resources (HR) and Recruitment Advisor Mehriban Shikhzamanova; Completion Engineer, Central Azeri, Samir Veliyev; and HR/Recruitment Coordinator Sabina Valiyeva made a presentation of the company internship program at Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS). It was conducted for third, fourth and fifth-year students.
A new Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building (CEMS) is being set up by India’s Ministry of Shipping in collaboration with Siemens and the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS). CEMS will have campuses at Vishakhapatnam and Mumbai, and will provide industry-relevant skill development, equipping students with employable engineering and technical capabilities.
King Abdulaziz University (KAU) bears the name of the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1967 as a private institution to address the need for higher education in the Western Region. KAU is a public multi-campus university dedicated to the service of the Western Region and its people.
One thing guaranteed to raise the hackles of any maritime trade unionist in Britain is the mention of flags of convenience. The ability to operate a merchant vessel at what is often perceived as a discounted cost is an anathema to anyone who feels this leads to a dilution, not just of wages, but often of safety standards.
NGP Training Center is proud to announce both the UK Nautical Institute accreditation of our IMO OPRC e-learning courses, a world’s first unique service offered through a fully interactive video conference platform, and the establishment of our innovative and pioneering Training Center.
Four Government Technical Institute (GTI) graduates are benefitting from hands-on training in the oil and gas industry through a programme facilitated by El Dorado Offshore (EDO).
India will make a pitch to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for the introduction of ‘spirituality leadership’ as a competency in maritime education and training, positioning it as a ‘Made in India’ programme to tackle issues facing the global shipping industry and help create new managers.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the appointment of seven new members to the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) Advisory Board on Thursday.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has launched the Maritime Academy at the Esikhawini Campus of uMfolozi TVET College.
Hellenic Management Centre/ICS Greek Branch and Alba successfully organized the 1st Summer School “Shipping in Action”, from 8 to 12 July 2019, in Greece.
Software solutions from the technology group Wärtsilä have been selected for installation in three maritime training centres.
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.