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Profiles in Training: Ken Chapman Senior Instructor, Maersk Training

Apr 27, 2021

Ken Chapman has led as deep and as broad of a maritime and offshore life as possible, an accrued experience and knowledge including being part of the team that had to coordinated during one of the offshore oil and gas industry’s worst disasters ever: the Piper Alpha…

Shipbuilding: HII Celebrates 154 Apprentice School Grads

Apr 18, 2021

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) hosted commencement exercises on Saturday, April 17, 2021, for 154 graduates of the company’s Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding. Due to the COVID-19 environment, and in an effort to keep all employees…

Training Tips For Ships - Tip #23: Is Your Training Technology Disaster-Ready?

Apr 07, 2021

A customer once told me that they had just completed a business continuity analysis and had identified their LMS as their second most mission-critical technology - second only to payroll! Take a moment to consider how much you rely on training technologies to sustain your operations and compliance…

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…

Rood Boven Groen Pushes to get more Seafarers STCW Training

Mar 08, 2021

Training Institute launches reseller campaign to help get more seafarers quality STCW training.Rood Boven Groen (RB) launched its reseller campaign to help get more seafarers quality STCW training. The announcement comes as many merchant ships are still sailing…

VIDEO: MarTID 2021 ... A Call to Action for Global Survey of Maritime Training Practices

Feb 10, 2021

The 2021 Maritime Training Insights Database (MarTID) survey is about to be launched. This is a unique and pivotal time in maritime training. The pandemic has forced us to adapt our training and has accelerated training innovations. This year’s…

Ocean Technologies Learning Platform for Wallem

Jan 28, 2021

Wallem has signed an agreement with the Ocean Technologies Group to implement its recently launched OCEAN Learning Platform.The OCEAN Learning Platform is designed to deliver blended learning, assessment and competency management solutions to improve knowledge…

Port of Palm Beach Training Employees on Human Trafficking Prevention

Jan 26, 2021

The Port of Palm Beach is training employees on how to recognize the behaviors that can indicate human trafficking and how to safely report it.Seaports can be a key location for identifying people who are victims of human trafficking, including women…

Training Tips for Ships - Tip #20: Training in the Age of Data

Jan 11, 2021

As we greet 2021, it seems fitting to address a “big” topic - a topic that is ultimately going to change everything, including (and perhaps especially) training. The topic is “big data”. The goal  of today’s Training Tip for Ships is to get us thinking about big data in training…

Kongsberg Sim-based eLearning Solutions for MAAP

Jan 05, 2021

Kongsberg Digital reports that the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) has adopted its new K-Sim eLearning solution, as well as commissioning installation of a cutting-edge K-Sim Safety firefighting simulator at its premises in the Philippines…

Training Tips for Ships - Tip #19: Assess Always

Dec 24, 2020

In last month’s Training Tips for Ships, we spoke about the value of creating a culture of learning. Even though many organizations have yet to achieve a healthy learning culture, the concept itself is not controversial. The value is self-evident and universally understood…

Seafarers Are Key Workers: It’s “All Hands on Deck” @ WMU to Solve the Seafarer Crisis

Dec 09, 2020

Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President, World Maritime University, discussed the ongoing seafarer crisis plus the new report from WMU, A Culture of Adjustment, which outlines systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for seafarers’ work and rest hours…

Maritime Training: Non-Traditional Maritime Simulation

Dec 01, 2020

Our COVID-19 maritime world continues to change as our perspectives on education and training with the availability of online learning and conferencing, an increased use of webinars, and the use of simulation technology must evolve if we are…

Cloud-based Simulation Service for Maritime Radar Training from Kongsberg

Nov 30, 2020

As all industries work on digital solutions to deal with COVID-19 induced restrictions, Kongsberg Digital launched a new cloud-based simulation service for maritime radar training, an eLearning tool designed to enable instructors to manage and…

Wallem Inks Deal with Navigate Response

Nov 25, 2020

Wallem Shipmanagement appointed Navigate Response to enhance its global media response capability, tasked to deliver crisis communications support and training to its global operations on shore and at sea.“Wallem Shipmanagement is committed…

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