Education

  • Launch of Seafarers’ Accommodation Scheme (SAS)

    Singapore shipping companies that are currently facing a cyclical downturn are getting a helping hand from the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union in the form of 6,000 subsidised hotel rooms for the next 2 years to lighten their financial load. This Seafarers’ Accommodation Scheme will cost the union S$300,000 and aims to help shipping companies provide quality lodging at subsidised rates for their officers.

  • Kongsberg Maritime: University Students Test Own...

    Students and researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) were given the opportunity to test their own Dynamic Positioning (DP) algorithms in a full-scale setting last week. The trials took place in the Trondheimsfjord aboard the ‘R/V Gunnerus’, the NTNU-owned research and education vessel to which KONGSBERG donated a state-of-the-art K-Pos DP system in 2015.

  • NYK Program for Maritime Schools

    The NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA), which NYK operates in the Philippines, successfully conducted an international short-term student-exchange program with maritime schools in Japan during the months of August and October 2016.
     

  • Icon of Maritime Education Crosses the Bar

    Amy Morley-Beavers was a U.S. Coast Guard licensed master and Vice President of Maritime Professional Training in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She had also served as Vice Chair of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC).

  • Norsafe Calls for Thorough Lifeboat Training

    Lifeboat manufacturer Norsafe is calling attention to safety issues in abandon-ship drills – specifically, the danger that crews may not understand how to use the equipment in the event of a real emergency.

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Simulation: Maritime Professional Training

In South Florida sits MPT, one of the most prolific and progressive maritime training facilities. Already fully stocked, MPT added significant weight to its offering in 2016 with investment in 25,000 sq. ft. of new training space and technology.
 

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NAQEL partners with Dubai Trade to train logistics community in the GCC

Saudi Arabia’s leading logistics service provider - NAQEL has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dubai Trade, the premier trade facilitation entity in the U.A.E, to collaborate on education and training for the GCC Trade and logistics industry. Both organisations aim to provide training programmes and events to develop best practice and knowledge in the sector.  

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Middlesex University Dubai to host the EU and UAE Conference

On 26 March 2017, Middlesex University Dubai will host a one-day EU and UAE Conference on the theme of ‘Rule of Law and Arbitration’. A unique opportunity for business leaders, legal professionals, academics and Middlesex University Dubai students to gain an insight on the subject from leading legal voices, the conference will discuss those legal issues of common interest to the UAE and European Union.

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