• 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.

  • Marine award for Sea World director

    “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.

  • Oil response course accredited

    Danish oil recovery solution manufacturer DESMI has obtained Nautical Institute accreditation for its IMO Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response (OPRC) training courses, allowing it to claim to be a ‘one-stop shop’ for its customers around the world.

  • Effective onboard training on the Ballast Water...

    Following the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention in September 2016, Seagull Maritime has worked towards releasing a revised onboard course, as well as a completely redesigned e-learning module. Using the latest technologies and a combination of different media, these ensure your crew are fully prepared for compliance with the requirements.

  • WISTA International and Institute of Chartered...

    Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) and Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (The Institute) are partnering to increase the professional competence and enhance educational opportunities for women in the maritime industry.

  • Fremont Maritime merges with MITAGS-PMI

    Seattle-based Fremont Maritime Services has merged its wide range of Coast Guard-approved basic training and safety programs, including its India Tango Marine Firefighting Training Program, into the larger MITAGS-PMI educational organization.

  • USA officials talk future

    Utica Shale Academy officials are looking at ways to enhance the shale program so students can benefit even more — both in the classroom and eventually the workplace.


India pitches ‘spirituality leadership’ for training of seafarers

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.


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.