CSU-Long Beach, SpecTec Exchange Students

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Long Beach SpecTec CEO and CFO have been hosted by California State University Long Beach (CSULB), to discuss a cooperation agreement with the University.

The meeting was arranged by Daniela Rapattoni, of the New Center for Cultural Research and Universities Studies in Italy, an organization sponsored by the Bank of La Spezia. Together with Giampiero Soncini, SpecTec CEO, and Stefano Foti, SpecTec CFO, were Lorenzo Forcieri, Senator of the Italian Parliament, Marco Simonetti, Managing Director of Contship La Spezia (one of the largest port container terminals of Italy), and Cristiana Pagni, Corporate Director of Sitep, a company dedicated to Advanced Electronic Systems.

Under the agreement with CSULB, SpecTec, Contship and Sitep will host, every year, students from the University for five to six months at a time. The students will receive formal training on Marketing and Operations in the shipping and port structures. CSULB Dean of the Italian College, professor Carlo Chiarenza, hosted the meeting, together with Sharon Olson, Director of Education abroad, and Gerry Riposa, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. SpecTec Italy, who has also recently been awarded a prize for being the best organized company in the Province of La Spezia, will host the first students as of February 2009.

(www.spectec.net)

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Gulf of Mexico Sees First LNG-powered OSV

A special Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) has been delivered to Shell for its deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico.   The vessel, Harvey Energy, is chartered

Bestobell Bags Hat Trick Order in China

Bestobell Marine, part of the President Engineering Group, has received its third order in the past 12 months from Hudong Zhonghua shipyard in China. The deal

Panama Accredits Maritime Security Firm

The Panama Maritime Authority has accredited ESC Global Security personnel to offer protection aboard Panamanian-registered vessels, in what is thought to mark

Education/Training

BIMCO Environmental Performance Guide

BIMCO today launched a new, multi-part guidance resource to support ship owners and operators in improving their environmental performance and the efficiency of their ships.

Fiji Maritime Academy Bullish on Prospects

The Fiji Maritime Academy (FMA) is on the right track to become one of the finest maritime training institutions in the region. It has also achieved an important

Vessels for the Future – New R&D Initiative

Looking ahead to 2020 and beyond, both maritime and inland waterways will be under ever increasing pressure, as we use them for transport, recreation and commercially.

 
 
Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2775 sec (4 req/sec)