Training Course in Energy Economics and Shipping
WISTA Cyprus has recently organized a training course for its members with the title “Energy Economics and Shipping”, hosting the Professor Michael Tamvakis from Cass Business School, City University in London. Professor Tamvakis presented, over a full day, topics related to the energy industry, starting from fundamentals and building onto the particulars of upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. The training touched upon the growing importance of natural gas, the economics and export routes surrounding recent gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean.
CMR, Royston Collaboration Bears First Fruit
Control, instrumentation and electrical engineering specialist CMR UK, working alongside new sales agent Royston Diesel Power, has identified numerous and ‘significant’ marine and power generation opportunities. First fruits of the partnership include the supply of exhaust gas temperature monitoring units, temperature and pressure sensors, wiring harnesses and marine telephones for end-users of GE, Caterpillar, Ruston and Mirrlees engines. The move also paves the way for a wave…
Glander Training Academy Promotes Former Interns
Nearly three years after the launch of Glander International Bunkering’s Training Academy, the firm has announced the promotion of two more successful interns; Kevin Lundgaard and Manos Gryllakis. Both interns were initiated into the program in November 2015 and after superseding the internship’s expectations, they have been working as qualified Bunker & Lubricant Traders. Taking part in Glander International Bunkering’s internship is a demanding task, but one that paves the way for a promising career as a commercial trader.
Durban Women Scoop Maritime Awards
Transnet National Port Authority women flew the flag high at the Women in Transport Awards which took place at the Durban ICC on 18 October 2016. The Women in Transport Awards is a collaborative platform co-located with the African Ports Evolution conference and exhibition, and is dedicated to recognising excellence within the rail and maritime industry in Africa. The prestigious awards ceremony was attended by a number of decision makers, business leaders and various stakeholders from the transport and maritime industry…
DP World to Educate 34,000 Youngsters globally by 2020
Global trade enabler DP World is rolling out its Global Education Programme internationally following an English language pilot in seven countries with an aim to deliver over 100 sessions in seven additional languages by the end of 2016. Volunteers from 17 DP World locations in the UAE, India, Pakistan, Senegal, the UK, Argentina and the Philippines delivering the programme have received positive feedback from students and teachers. Over 90% of teachers in the pilot countries…