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SQLearn Partners with Kyklades Maritime

Nov 13, 2019

SQLearn has announced its new partnership with Kyklades Maritime Corporation by providing e-learning services for its entire fleet of 19 vessels via the Dolphin System.The Dolphin System is a web-based e-learning system specifically designed…

Empowering Women in Maritime

Nov 07, 2019

'Women bring intelligence and high skills to all fields of the shipping industry – let’s throw off the bowlines!”.This is the message from Port Captain Basak, one of the latest maritime women being featured by International Maritime Organization…

250 Graduates from 79 Countries: IMO Univ

Nov 06, 2019

Future maritime leaders from more than 70 countries graduated this week (3 November) from International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden.WMU was founded in 1983 by IMO as a center of excellence for maritime postgraduate education…

Seafarers Are Happy!

Nov 04, 2019

New report from the Mission to Seafarers paints optimistic picture across the shipping industry and  shows increased positivity and satisfaction among those working at sea.After concerning reports earlier in the year, the latest Seafarers Happiness Index…

Shipping Directly Employs Over 640,000 at Sea

Oct 28, 2019

Shipping directly employs over 640,000 workers at sea and on shore, and supports over 1.4 million workers through indirect and induced employment, said European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA).These professionals possess a wealth of maritime knowledge…

Crew Members: the Key to Greater Efficiency

Oct 28, 2019

Ship operators are placing greater recognition on the role crew members play as the key to reaching higher efficiency goals, according to crew specialist Danica, which is expanding to meet the growing demand for quality crew services.As part of its expansion plans…

SMT’s Tech Division Offers Polar Code Training

Oct 21, 2019

The adoption by the IMO of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) makes it mandatory for ships sailing into Artic or Antarctic waters to demonstrate that extra precautions have been taken in relation to safety…

ITF Expands into Asia Pacific

Oct 16, 2019

The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) has established its latest Contacts Network, covering Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Thailand.ITF has seen a significant increase…

MOL Tabletop Drill on Containership Safety

Oct 15, 2019

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that it conducted a tabletop drill based on an incident simulation involving an MOL-owned containership.MOL holds these drills periodically to confirm its emergency response system in preparation for serious marine incidents…

ABS Spotlight on Female Mariners

Sep 27, 2019

The maritime classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) celebrated International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) World Maritime Day with a month of activity putting women in the spotlight to inspire current employees as well as future generations of mariners…

APM Implements ConQuip in 38 Operations

Sep 27, 2019

APM Terminals, the international container terminal operating company headquartered in The Hague, claimed that one year since the implementation of its new global operator training program known as ConQuip, and the approach is paying off.The…

Study Highlights Benefits of Crew Management

Sep 26, 2019

A new two-year study from researchers at Solent University entitled, ‘The Effective Crew Project’[i] has highlighted that stable crewing can improve safety, wellbeing and financial outcomes.The research examined the benefits and challenges of…

Latin America Empowers Maritime Women

Sep 24, 2019

International Maritime Organization (IMO), with support from Malaysia, has given fresh impetus to an important regional network helping to promote women in the maritime community in Latin America.At a meeting in Colombia, (18-20 September 2019)…

Australia Bans Two Bulkers Over Mariner Pay Spat

Sep 16, 2019

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned two foreign-flagged bulk carriers from Australian ports after their crews reported being underpaid.The Chinese-owned bulk carrier MV Xing Jing Hai and the Panama-flagged MV Fortune Genius were banned for 18 months and 12 months respectively…

IMO Emphasis on Empowering Women

Sep 12, 2019

International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s World Maritime theme for 2019 – “Empowering women in the Maritime Community” has featured prominently in events at the London International Shipping Week (9-13 September).A seminar co-hosted by Inmarsat…

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