Education/Training

Accumulating data during a simulation led by an experienced captain. Photo: NYK Group

NYK Study on Avoiding Collisions

 NYK and NYK Group companies MTI Co. and Japan Marine Science released partial findings of a study on collision risk judgement and the autonomous operation of vessels.    Representatives from the Ministry of Land,

 Photos provided by Schmidt Ocean Institute

Underwater Fire - Exploring Submarine Volcanoes

 Most of Earth’s volcanoes are in the oceans, yet scientists know very little about them compared to volcanoes on land.   Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor recently completed a 41-day expedition near Tonga,

Group photo of the Capacity Building Workshop Co-organized by ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and India Coast Guard in New Delhi, India. Photo: ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre

ReCAAP, India Coast Guard Conduct Workshop

 The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre and the Indian Coast Guard have commenced the 2017 Capacity Building Workshop in New Delhi, India.

Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

More Women in Ports

 Female officials from maritime and port authorities from developing countries are attending a training course aimed at improving management and operational efficiency of their ports.    Hosted in Le Havre,

Indian Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari. Photo: PIB

India to Establish Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building in 2 Cities

 A world class Center of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building (CEMS) is being set up by Ministry of Shipping in collaboration with  Siemens and Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) under the Ministry’s flagship Sagarmala Program.

Photo: Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd

Tanjung Pelepas to Provide Training for Maritime Students

 Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) for the development of maritime and logistics studies by providing training to UMT students.

Kevin Menon conducting wellness workshop during recent Wallem Fleet Officers' Meeting in Manila. Photo: Wallem

5 Tips to Manage Wellness at Sea

The safety, health and wellbeing of Wallem’s seafarers is something which is top priority and reinforced at every level of the organization. Clinical psychologist and author of Wallem’s Wellness@Sea guide

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Launch: MarTID - the Global Maritime Training Insights Database

MarTID – the Maritime Training Insights Database -- a historic initiative to study global maritime training practices -- launches today. There is broad agreement that as much as 80% of maritime accidents involve human factors causes.

Photo: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Training for Spill Response in East Africa

 The question of how to manage emergency preparedness and response in the oil and gas sector was on the agenda at a workshop in Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania (17-20 October).   Participants

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CMA CGM among the Top Companies for Trainees

French based CMA CGM Group is one of the world’s largest maritime transport firms. It is also a top company for trainees, a recent survey found. After ranking 11th last year, CMA CGM reached 7th place in the Happy Trainees ranking,

Tristan Greaney and Sir Alan Massey (Photo: MCA)

MCA Officer Trainee of the Year Honored

A trainee marine engineering officer says he’s received a massive boost in confidence after being awarded the Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s Officer Trainee of the Year award.   Tristan Greaney, 27,