Education/Training

(L-R standing) Godwin Xerri, MMF Board Member and Managing Director, Focal Marine Shipping Agency, Joe Borg, MMF Chairman and former EU Commissioner, Dr Ann Fenech, MMF Board Member and President of the Malta Maritime Lawyers’ Association, Joseph Bugeja, MMF CEO and General Manager, Malta Motorways of the Seas, (seated) Michael Callus, MMF Board Member, Head of Education, Safety, Quality Sub-Committees and Director Medsea Shipping Agency, and Matt Gilbert, Head of Business & Partnerships, The In

Malta Maritime Forum Targets Professional Education

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the Malta Maritime Forum have signed an MoU which will support the education of shipping professionals in Malta as part of the island’s maritime growth strategy.

File photo: Port of Piraeus

Can Greece Become Global Maritime Capital ?

 The Greek shipping community is confident that Greece can be a maritime center in near term, said a research report.    A study -‘repositioning Greece as a global maritime capital' - conducted by  Ernest

Photo: Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC)

India Organizes Workshop on Coastal Shipping and Inland Navigation

 The Ministry of Shipping in India is organizing a workshop titled ‘Promoting Coastal Shipping and Inland Navigation in India’ in Bhubaneswar, Odisha state today.    This is the second in a series of

Camenzuli Named to Federal Coast Guard Committee

SUNY Maritime College physician assistant Danielle Camenzuli has been appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to the U.S. Coast Guard’s Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee.

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Hapag-Lloyd, UASC Focus on Staff Training

Combined the newly merged German shipping line Hapag Lloyd and Arab sector peer UASC have more than 4,800 sales and customer service personnel represented in 125 countries around the globe.   Now as

Image provided by Asia Maritime Pacific showing the vessel Shanghai Spirit, sailing outside Shanghai city, China.

Asia Maritime Pacific Implements Onboard Training Solution

Asia Maritime Pacific implements learning solutions from Seagull Maritime fleetwide. Asia Maritime Pacific (AMP) is an Asia-based dry bulk shipping company, specializing in offering personalised solutions and reliable,

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The Efficiency of New Ships is Falling: CE Delft Study

 Recent improvements in the design efficiency of new ships went into reverse last year, a new independent study has found. According to the CE Delft study the average design efficiency of new bulk carriers,

(From Left) Associate Professor, Michael Manuel, WMU; Mr Greg Trauthwein, Vice-President, New Wave Media; Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, WMU; Mr Murray Goldberg, CEO, Marine Learning Systems, President of WMU, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, the CEO of Marine Learning Systems, Mr Murray Goldberg, and the Vice-President of New Wave Media, Mr Greg Trauthwein, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 29 June at WMU in Malmö, Sweden. (Photo: WMU)

WMU signs MoU with MLS, New Wave Media for Global Survey

The MoU establishes a partnership between the three organizations to conduct recurring global surveys on seafarer training practices in industry and sets out the guiding principles and terms by which WMU,

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Port Co-operation, Maritime Security Meet of Argentina

 A regional workshop focusing on this year’s World Maritime Day theme - Connecting Ships, Ports and People – has been held in Buenos Aires, Argentina (26-29 June).   The event, organized by International

ToPH CEO David Pentz and Mayor Camilo Blanco with Richard Sandover from Jackson McDonald and Mike Utsler, Chief Operating Officer for Woodside Energy. (Photo: Town of Port Hedland)

LNG Marine Fuel Institute Launched in Canberra

Port Hedland Mayor, Camilo Blanco, and the Town of Port Hedland’s CEO, David Pentz, attended the launch of the LNG Marine Fuel Institute at Parliament House, Canberra on Wednesday, June 21.   The Institute,

An aerial view of the campus of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. (Photo: MMA)

1,200 Maritime Academy Grads Enter the US Workforce

This year the seven U.S. maritime academies graduated nearly 1,200 young men and women, many of whome will pursue maritime careers.   “At a time when our nation faces unpredictable threats, the need