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KDI Delivers DP Simulators to MOL in Tokyo

Sep 22, 2022

Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has delivered a full mission K-Sim Dynamic Positioning (DP) Simulator to MOL Marine & Engineering (MOLMEC) for the new MOL Dynamic Positioning Training Centre (MOL DPTC) in Tokyo, Japan. MOL DPTC is the first DP training…

The importance of an Outward Mindset in Project Management

Jul 15, 2022

Knowledge, skill, and experience form the foundation of a successful project. But with the right mindset on top of that, the project team can multiply the success. In this blog post, Tommi Virta teaches us about the impact of a project team’s mindset on the end result…

NTMA Seafarer Graduation Ceremony Held for First Time since 2019

Jun 08, 2022

On June 7, 2022, a graduation ceremony at the NYK-TDG Maritime Academy (NTMA), a merchant marine university jointly operated by NYK and the Transnational Diversified Group (TDG) near Manila, Philippines, was held for the first time since 2019 before the outbreak of COVID-19…

Training Tips for Ships: Choosing e-Learning Media ... It’s All About Outcomes!

May 13, 2022

In the previous edition of Training Tips for Ships we discussed the choice of media for learning materials and which media would lead to the best results. Is it text? Images? Videos? Interactive exercises and simulations? All too commonly it…

Mass Maritime Puts on Offshore Wind Training Demo for Governor Baker

May 12, 2022

Governor Charlie Baker, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Bethany Card, and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center CEO (MassCEC) Jennifer Daloisio joined Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) officials for a Global Wind Organization (GWO) training demonstration at the Academy…

Training Tips for Ships #33: Excellent Training is Never an Accident

Mar 23, 2022

The principles of continuous improvement are well known in the arenas of quality and management. Yet very few training centers and operators apply these simple principles to the management of their training programs. Being deliberate and thoughtful about training quality requires very little effort…

Let’s Get One More National Multi Mission Vessel, but Let’s Add Some Grit

Feb 14, 2022

The new maritime academy school ships being built at Philly Shipyard (officially designated as National Security Multi-Mission Vessels) are an exciting development and provide a significant boost to our national maritime educational system.…

Training Tips for Ships: Are Mariners Knowledge Workers?

Jan 14, 2022

What is the difference between knowledge and skills? Which should we focus more on in our training, and how does one influence the other?When we think about the most important mariner quality, often the first thing that comes to mind is skill…

Maritime Training Insights – MarTID 2021 Report Available

Dec 17, 2021

As trainers in the maritime industry, we benefit from the sharing of information. Understanding what training trends are emerging, how training budgets are growing (or shrinking), what training models are on the rise or decline, and how the…

Maersk Training Names New CEO. Eyes Growth in Maritime and Offshore Markets

Dec 08, 2021

Maersk Training has named David Skov as its new CEO as the firm looks to expand its presence in the worldwide offshore energy and maritime markets.Skov was previously Regional Head of Terminals, Africa & Middle East at APM Terminals, part of A…

Profiles in Leadership: Yuri Sakurada, HR Director, DNV Maritime

Oct 12, 2021

Educated and trained as an engineer, Yuri Sakurada shares insights on her path to a leadership role at DNV.While many careers in maritime start with a passion for the sea, this was not the case with Yuri Sakurada, HR Director, DNV Maritime,…

Inside The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding with Dr. Latitia McCane

Aug 11, 2021

The Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding trains shipbuilders and leaders to build some of the highest value maritime assets on the planet: U.S. Navy ships. Dr. Latitia McCane, Director of Education, The Apprentice School at Newport…

KOTUG Training, AMC Search ink Partnership

Jul 13, 2021

KOTUG Training & Consultancy, the training and consultancy division of KOTUG, and AMC Search, the training and consultancy division of the Australian Maritime College (AMC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a long-term strategic partnership…

Training Tips for Ships - Tip #24: For your Disaster Recovery Plan, Hope for the Best; Plan for the Worst

May 17, 2021

Very few people live day-to-day expecting a disaster. However, disasters do happen and a critical component of business continuity is ensuring that when disaster strikes, our critical systems are returned to normal operations as quickly and efficiently as possible…

Profiles in Training: Dr. Michael Ekow MANUEL, Professor, World Maritime University

May 13, 2021

The global seafarers crisis takes center stage at the World Maritime University (WMU), as Dr. Michael Ekow Manuel discusses the importance of seafarers, seafarer training and the MarTID 2021 survey.While many maritime professionals have the theoretical ‘salt in their veins’…

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