Education/Training

1,076 Graduate from U.S. Naval Academy

The U.S. Naval Academy graduated 1,076 men and women at the annual graduation and commissioning ceremony May 27 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm.

OOCL Renews VOD Training Contract

 Videotel, producer and distributor of training videos, 3D animation, and e-Learning courses to the maritime market and part of KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI),

Two SUNY Maritime Grads Receive Chancellor’s Award

Two of SUNY Maritime’s spring graduates received the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award.   Jawad Azam, who studied electrical engineering, and La’Quey Smith,

New Liverpool Maritime College Launches Memorabilia Appeal

A new Liverpool City Region maritime academy is issuing a call to the public for Bootle related maritime memorabilia, especially if connected with the Battle of the Atlantic and its great hero,

Returning to the Scene of the Shipwrecks

 A participant in a diving field school last fall, graduate student Tori Kiefer is back to help a new set of students learn the joy of surveying shipwrecks.   Last fall,

Norbulk Shipping: 25 Years of Recruiting Seafarers

Norbulk Shipping is celebrating 25 years of training and recruiting seafarers from its management offices in Riga, Latvia.   The crewing and training center run by Hanza Marine Management,

Crowley Awards Scholarships to Four Mass. Maritime Students

Four students from Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) have been awarded Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships.   Chosen based on their academic achievement,

Automated Skill Erosion

The increasing automation of vessels is causing some mariners to lose basic maritime skills.   Cruise ship Royal Majesty Grounding During dinner on June 10, 1995,

SUNY Maritime Graduates its Largest Class

More than 230 students received their degrees from SUNY Maritime College last week, the largest class in the college’s 142-year history.   In addition to giving

Engine Room Resource Management Class

SUNY Maritime College’s Department of Professional Education and Training (PET) is offering a five-day engine room resource management course, with the first round of sessions starting June 6.

Investment in Training Key to Handling Seafarer Shortage

The BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report released earlier this week indicates that there is a current shortfall of about 16,500 officers and a need for an additional 147,500

Port of Hueneme Jobs Impact Up 25%

The Port of Hueneme realized record economic growth with indirect, direct, induced and related jobs up 25 percent according to a new Economic Assessment prepared by Martin Associates,

Report Shows Growing Opportunities to Work at Sea

The recently published BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report has given the maritime industry warning that the global shortage of deck and engineer officers is set to grow over the next decade,

Norbulk Shipping Warns of Shortage of Officers

Norbulk Shipping has warned that the shortage of officers highlighted in the BIMCO/ICS Manpower report, could lead to an accelerated level of competition between ship managers.

A Guide for the Marine Insurance Maze

The Swedish Club has once again extended a hand to the insurance industry; sharing its experience with insurance professionals at the latest Marine Insurance Course,

ICS Forecasts Serious Seafarers Shortage

  The latest five-year BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report forecasts a serious future shortage in the supply of seafarers.  The report identifies:   • A current shortfall of about 16,500 officers (2.

Ocean, Space-themed Missions for MATE ROV Competition

Local students participating in Great Lakes Regional MATE ROV Competition are preparing for journeys to the depths of the Earth’s oceans and the farthest reaches of Europa,

Trelleborg Trains USCG on Liqufied GasTransport

Trelleborg’s marine systems operation has again supported the U.S. Coast Guard by delivering a third training session in ensuring the safe, secure and clean transportation

Long Beach's Record Port Community Sponsorships

The Board of Harbor Commissioners last evening awarded 83 sponsorships totaling $359,795, capping off a record year of Port community sponsorships that highlight

Salvage & Wreck Removal Conference Presents an Upbeat Mood

The verdict at the 5th India Marine Salvage and Wreck Removal Conference of Hinode held this time in Mumbai last week was clear and unanimous. The presentations

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