Education/Training

Dual Accreditation for VSTEP DP Simulators

In a timespan of one month, three types of VSTEP Dynamic Positioning Simulators have been officially certified and accredited by the Nautical Institute and Det

Capt. Ang Chin Eng New Technical Director of SSA

 The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) has appointed a full time Technical Director who will be responsible for ensuring the Association maintains its pledge

Australia: Submarines Excluded from Shipbuild Review

 The Australian Navy’s future submarine project has been excluded from the country's shipbuilding review on advice from the Abbott government that the new fleet would be built offshore.

LNG Emergency, Incident Response Study

  Safety around Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is a hot topic, now that LNG is more and more becoming the fuel of the future. The results of a recent LNG emergency

WTS Announces Scholarship Winners

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2015.

DP System Donated to NTNU Research Vessel

Kongsberg Maritime has donated and installed a K-Pos Dynamic Positioning System aboard the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) owned R/V Gunnerus research vessel.

150 Attend Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy

  Today, ExxonMobil announced 155 third- through fifth-grade teachers from across the United States have been selected to attend the national 2015 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy.

Videotel for Action over Enclosed Spaces

  VideotelTM, the leading international provider of e-Learning maritime training programs and a company of KVH Industries, Inc., has backed calls by the UK-based

Ships 10% Less Fuel Efficient Than Those Built in 1990

 New ships today are no more efficient than they were over twenty years ago, despite shipping industry claims to the contrary. The efficiency of new ships has deteriorated

Hybrid Marine Power & Propulsion Workshop

Hybrid Marine Power & Propulsion Workshop – Southampton – May 13 & 14, 2015   In May 2015 U.K. based Shock Mitigation will bring together a group of experts armed

ADMIRALTY e-NPs - NMs in Seconds

e-NPs are official ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications in a convenient electronic format. Easy to use and update, theyaim to  bring improved efficiency, accuracy and

Hydro Group, EnerMech Join Forces

Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group has teamed up with mechanical engineering group EnerMech to launch a new product offering to the market. Hydro

NSU Names Oceanography Building for Guy Harvey

Since Guy Harvey, Ph.D. has supported, and continues to support NSU in scholarship, research and the conservation of marine life, Nova Southeastern University (NSU)

Jason Dunham Sailors Paint Bulgarian Orphanage

  On a chilly April 4, day, Sailors from USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) boarded a bus to Princess Nadejda Orphanage in Varna, Bulgaria, paint brushes in hand, for

Obama to Speak at CGA Commencement

President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the keynote address during the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s 134th Commencement Exercises on Wednesday, May 20.   Presidents

Virtual Worlds: Newfoundland and Labrador's Simulator Tech

Newfoundland and Labrador is simulation central   Through its history, Newfoundland and Labrador has produced generations of seafarers and ocean innovators. Surrounded by the cold,

Landing School Develops I3 Scholarship

The Landing School has developed of a merit-based scholarship aimed at students who excel at working with their hands. The Imagination, Initiative, Invention (I3)

LRQA Appoints To as Vice President

Alan To has been appointed LRQA Vice President – Strategic Marketing Global Sustainability, Transportation & Health. Joining from Bayer Material Science, To

MCPON Launches eSailor Initiative at RTC

  The Navy's top enlisted Sailor, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike D. Stevens, was on hand to distribute the first electronic tablets (e-tablets)

Coast Guard Foundation Supports USCG Men, Women, Families

The Coast Guard Foundation is a Connecticut-based non-profit organization – originally started by a trio of Coast Guard veterans who wanted to give back to their

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