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.
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.
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.
Mercury Marine is pleased to announce the graduation of Jacob Parker of Wilson, Oklahoma, the first certified technician to graduate from Universal Technical Institute’s Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) in Orlando.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said it is targeting a 100 per cent compliance to the international port facilities standard.
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.
BIMCO, the world’s largest shipowning organisation, has launched a new top level course for experienced senior industry professionals.
The Director General of Shipping, has de-recognised a maritime training institute here with immediate effect and advised students not to take up any admissions in it.