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

    Students from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Sharjah (AASTS) recently took part in a webinar organized by the Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime as part of UN International Youth Day celebrations. 

  • YES FORUM SETS NEW STANDARDS ONCE AGAIN IN...

    On Monday 27th June 2020, the 10th online open dialogue of YES Forum took place via Zoom summing up in view of summer the initiative of our team which was generated because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis aiming at the uninterrupted communication between young people and professionals even under these circumstances.

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

    With hearts full of sorrow and sadness, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Sharjah (AASTS) has mourned Dr. Hisham Afifi, Advisor to the President of the Academy and in charge of Khorfakkan's branch, who passed away in Cairo, Egypt.

  • BV Solutions eAcademy: Maritime learning from...

    Bureau Veritas (BV), has launched the BVS eAcademy to provide online learning to a global audience. The eAcademy is led by BV Solutions Marine & Offshore (BVS M&O) – the Technical Advisory, Asset Management, and Assurance Solutions provider dedicated to Marine and Offshore Energy Markets.

  • How to deal with international arbitration in...

    A look at how maritime arbitration is adapting to the current situation.In conversation with Richard Briggs, Executive Partner at Hadef & Partners and Vice Chairman at EMAC. Covid-19 has impacted all industries and every aspect of our lives. What is the extent of impact of the pandemic on international arbitration?

  • Maritime Charities Launch Mental Health Awareness...

    The Maritime Charities Group, a coalition of 10 major maritime charities, has joined forces with the Merchant Navy Training Board to publish a good practice guide to designing a training course for seafarers on mental health and wellbeing awareness.

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Dutch Research Team Builds World's Smallest Vessel

Researchers at Leiden University in The Netherlands have built what they believe to be the world's smallest vessel. The unnamed boat was created with a micro-3D printer, and it measures all of 30 micrometers in length (about 1/1000th of an inch). This is about one third the width of a single human hair. 

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Training Program for the Emerging Offshore Wind Industry

With the rapid growth in the emerging offshore wind industry expected to continue there is a growing need for qualified, trainer personnel. A new partnership between the National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) at Bristol Community College and Maersk Training will seek to expand the level of training programs available for the emerging sector.

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Costamare takes maritime training to new heights with Wärtsilä Cloud Simulation solution

The technology group Wärtsilä has received yet another order for its advanced Cloud Simulation solution. The Costamare Maritime Training Services (Costamare MTS) centre in Greece is the latest facility to take advantage of the technology developed by Wärtsilä Voyage, enabling its students to continue their training despite travel and assembly restrictions imposed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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