• Britannia – Raising the Profile of Member...

    A regular fixture in Britannia P&I’s calendar is a training week of lectures and workshops aimed at its worldwide Members, helping delegates understand the intricacies of the day to day workings of Britannia P&I.

  • Vroon and Seagull Maritime create training...

    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.

  • Pakistan, China to set up training institute at...

    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.


275 professionals graduated from Dubai Trade’s CTLP & CCE training programmes

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.


BP Internship Program presented at Baku Higher Oil School

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.


India establishes centre of maritime excellence

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 is Ranked No. 1 in the Arab World

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.  


Maritime Union Campaigns for British Crews on Merchant Ships

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.


Inauguration of world’s first accredited IMO OPRC e-courses

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.