Education/Training

Shanghai Shipyard Won Bid for Two Survey Vessels

 Shanghai Shipyard has won bids to build two multipurpose survey vessels for two geological survey institutes. The shipyard is an affiliate of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).

USCG Tall Ship Sailing to the Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at Berth 14 at Prince George Wharf in Nassau, Bahamas on Thursday, May 28 as part of its 2015 cadet summer training deployment.

Sixteen NROTC Cadets Commissioned as Naval Officers

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp (NROTC) unit recently celebrated the commissioning of 16 new naval officers,

Port Long Beach Prepares Future Leaders

Scholars, interns and externs gather for education celebration   On Wednesday, May 20, the Port of Long Beach hosted Celebrating Education, an event that brought together students,

Volume Up in Dutch Maritime Technology Sector

 The Dutch maritime technology sector has had a good year. Turnover increased by 17%, from EUR 6.4 billion in 2013 to EUR 7.5 billion in 2014. The sector employed 31,680 FTEs, up from 29,361 in 2013.

European Ports Identify Their Priorities

European ports are real “multitaskers”: they combine different functions ranging from gateway to the world, nodes in the transport chain, hotspots for Europe’s industrial activity,

Students Compete in ROV Competition

The Fifth National SeaPerch Challenge welcomes 140 middle school and high school student teams from around the country to compete on May 30, 2015 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Engineering Apprenticeship Pathways at RGU

Advanced apprenticeships for engineers will soon be available through Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen thanks to a five-figure funding boost from Skills Development Scotland.

NMRA Offers Maritime Student Scholarships

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is again offering its annual scholarships to students pursuing education in the maritime trades. Interested high school seniors,

Resolve Marine Purchases Harbor Place Building

Regional commercial real estate firm Berger Commercial Realty announced the $8.9 million purchase of Harbor Place, a 36,000-square-foot office building located at 1600 S.

K-Sim Engine Chosen for Malaysia's Defense University

The National Defense University of Malaysia has selected Kongsberg Maritime’s Engine Room Simulator platform K-Sim Engine for its facility in Kuala Lumpur. The contract,

Dynamic Positioning Training Center Launched in Shanghai

C-MAR, an international marine and offshore services provider, and the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) has officially launched the Dynamic Positioning training

US DON Launches the "Hatch"

  The Department of the Navy (DON) launched its crowdsourced ideation platform, the "Hatch," May 20. The launch of the Hatch is part of the initiative to build a DON Naval Innovation Network (NIN).

Global Warming Slowdown Tracked to Indian Ocean

 Global surface warming has slowed since the start of the twenty-first century, while Pacific heat uptake was enhanced. Analyses of ocean heat content suggest that

Expanded World Maritime University Campus Inaugurated

Expanded premises for the World Maritime University (WMU) were inaugurated on Monday, May 19, 2015 in Malmö, Sweden, by IMO Secretary-General and WMU Chancellor Koji Sekimizu.

KSA Donates $50,000 to World Maritime University

Yesterday in Malmö, Sweden, the Korean Shipowners’ Association (KSA) made a donation of $50,000 to the World Maritime University.   The donation was handed over by KSA chairman,

MacGregor Promotes Graduate Development with University Partnership

  MacGregor (GBR) Ltd has established a new relationship with Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen by providing work placements that support the career development of graduates.

MPT Launches Maritime Scholarship

Annual Maritime Professional Training scholarship program to provide local Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County youth with opportunity to explore career in the

AEU, DuPont Partner for Safety Training

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU) and DuPont have partnered to provide AEU members with access to training relevant to the maritime industry via CoastalFlix streaming video.

Oxford University Says Will Not Invest in Coal, Tar Sands Companies

The University of Oxford will continue to avoid investments in companies involved in coal extraction and tar sands, the university's highest decision-making body said on Monday.

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