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VIDEO: MarTID Survey Looks at Pandemic’s Impact on Seafarer Training

Mar 23, 2021

2020 presented a monumental challenge for many industries and workers, particularly seafarers, as COVID-19 effectively left hundreds of thousands of seafarers stranded at sea, unable to disembark and partake in crew changes due to onerous restrictions by the majority of port states. The challenges continue into 2021, and while eventually the situation will pass, COVID-19 will leave an indelible mark on the way in which seafarers are trained…

World Maritime University Graduates Class of '23

Oct 30, 2023

On 28 October, the maritime leaders of tomorrow - World Maritime University (WMU) class of 2023 - graduated. The WMU 2023 graduating class includes 283 graduates from 71 countries, including a record of 99 women graduates.WMU President, Professor Maximo Q…

NSB Invests in New Simulator

Jun 20, 2023

NSB GROUP will work with Wärtsilä on the technical upgrade of the simulator of its NSBacademy. Since 2007 NSB is training Nautical Officers in its own Maritime Training Center. The retrofit for the technical update began in June and is expected to last three months…

Critical Thinking Matters on the Bridge

Apr 10, 2023

One of the most important skills a ship’s officer should possess is their ability to recognize when something is out of place. If you don’t apply a lot of thought to what you are doing, recognizing your mistakes becomes nearly impossible. Thought…

World Maritime University Celebrates 2022 Graduation

Nov 02, 2022

On October 31, 2022, global maritime leaders of tomorrow graduated from the World Maritime University (WMU). The Class of 2022 has received the education required to contribute to maritime and ocean matters in their home countries and more broadly…

Attracting the 'Next Generation': NYK goes to School

Oct 25, 2022

Before COVID-19, the occupation of seafarer was already experiencing a need to new workers premised on the an aging workforce. With the advent of COVID-19 and the inability to effectively, efficiently transfer crews, with the exception of a very few nations seafarers were treated as a pariah…

“A Captain’s Duty” - Captain Phillips To Speak At Mass Maritime

Sep 21, 2022

On Thursday October 6, Captain Richard Phillips, author of A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea, will discuss his encounter, his remarkable rescue and lessons learned, in an Ed Fouhy Speaker Series program presented by the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center…

Marine Learning Systems, SQLearn Announce Partnership

Aug 24, 2020

Through a content partnership, SQLearn’s library of interactive e-learning courses is now available on Marine Learning Systems’ training and assessment platform, a platform built specifically for the maritime industry.With more than 200,000 seafarers stranded at sea…

Training Tips for Ships: Tip #10 - Don’t Handcuff Your Trainees

Mar 04, 2020

Do any of your e-learning modules force learners to spend a certain amount of time on a page before advancing to the next one? Do they force readers to answer one or more questions before advancing to the next page? Do they prevent access to…

MarTID 2020: The Maritime Training Survey is Open

Jan 17, 2020

The third annual global Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) 2020 survey is officially open.To facilitate a broader response globally, the MarTID steering group again opted to both shorten the survey and to offer three, targeted versions for these three stakeholders:Vessel Operators…

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Adds New Tech Courses

Oct 17, 2019

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy launched a new portfolio of courses focusing on Technology and Innovation.  “Digitalization is becoming part of everyday life within shipping where techniques from other industries such as big data and cyber security are being adopted…

Program to Combat Piracy and Sea Robbery

Sep 09, 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA Japan) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in cooperation with the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC), jointly organized the 3rd Capacity Building Executive Program (CBEP) in Singapore…

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Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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