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    The Ministry of Ports and Shipping will establish a Pak-China Technical and Vocational Technical Institute (TVTI) at Gwadar under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project to produce skilled manpower for the deep sea port.

  • ICS International Chamber of Shipping : Publishes...

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a new edition of its widely used Personal Training and Service Record Book, to help qualified seafarers and their employers maintain a comprehensive record of training and seagoing service.

  • BIMCO eLearning dramatically refreshed

    BIMCO – the world’s largest shipping association – has launched the first of a range of updated eLearning courses tailored to meet shipping professionals’ needs, using the very latest content authoring technology and platform.

  • MAN Oron partners NNPC, others on capacity...

    The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, has signed a partmenrship agreement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other oil firms in the country for the training of seafarers from the Niger Delta region.

  • CMI signs cooperation agreement with Antwerp...

    The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) has signed a cooperation agreement with Belgium's Antwerp Maritime Academy (AMA) to develop a curriculum covering several key areas of study. Transport and Mining Minister, Mike Henry, has lauded this collaboration which he said will facilitate capacity building and student and teacher exchanges between the institutions.

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    “Although Porter comes across unassuming, she is a most worthy recipient of this prestigious award in recognition for her outstanding contribution to marine education.”

  • Nautical Institute launches Ice Navigator...

    Standard Club has advised its members that the Nautical Institute launched its Ice Navigator Scheme at the beginning of July. The scheme is designed to help meet the demand for properly trained officers with the skills and knowledge to handle a ship in ice.


Vroon and Seagull Maritime create training agreement

The international shipping company, Vroon, has recently signed a fleetwide agreement with renowned training provider, Seagull Maritime. As responsible organisation in the shipping industry, Vroon believes they have an obligation to their customers and employees to implement a robust training scheme. Allowing their seafarers and onshore staff to sit at the top of the class and continue their personal and collective growth.