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Bleecker Street Group Acquires Marine Learning Systems

Nov 06, 2023

Software holding company Bleecker Street Group (BSG) announced the acquisition of Marine Learning Systems, an eLearning technology and services provider.Marine Learning Systems is a trailblazer in introducing eLearning methodologies to the maritime sector, providing solutions to enhance learning outcomes and increase safety for maritime customers including the largest cruise, ferry and workboat operators…

Five Tips to Keep Workers Safe in 2024

Feb 19, 2024

The maritime industry accounts for more than 90% of global trade and employs over 3 million people in the United States, and like other modes of transportation, our industry encounters unique risks. Waterfront workers are exposed to various hazards such as heavy machinery…

Back to School: Virtual Field Trip for 27,000 Students onboard Saipem 7000

Dec 12, 2023

As the maritime and offshore industries cumulatively search for ways to attract the 'next generation,' Saipem has come up with an innovative approach that gives thousands of students the ability to virtually visit work in the offshore environment…

ATSB: Fatal Pilot Ladder Accident Has Enduring Lessons

Sep 19, 2023

Managers of the two vessels involved in a fatal crew transfer accident off Brisbane, Australia, had not ensured personnel had a common and complete understanding of how the transfer would be conducted, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) investigation has concluded…

IADC Presents Best Practices for Responsible Dredging Projects

Sep 05, 2023

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has produced a new paper: “Sand as a resource: Best practices to conduct responsible dredging projects” was initiated and presented by its Sustainability Committee.According to the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP)…

CHIRP Introduces Port Sector Safety Newsletter

Sep 04, 2023

Voluntary near-miss reporting scheme CHIRP Maritime is celebrating its 20th anniversary by introducing a new port sector safety newsletter alongside its regular 'Maritime FEEDBACK' editions.“We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new series…

14th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium to be Held Nov. 14-16 at SUNY Maritime

Aug 28, 2023

The 2023 Maritime Risk Symposium (MRS) will be held Nov. 14-16, 2023, as an in-person event, hosted by Maritime College, State University of New York (SUNY) at the Maritime Academic Center. The theme of the 14th annual event is “Managing Impacts of Supply Chain Disruptors…

Training Tips for Ships: Embracing Technology

Aug 01, 2023

Tip #49 - Embracing Technology for Effective Maritime TrainingThe maritime industry, like so many others, has experienced a wave of technical advances in recent years. These changes have opened new doors for enhancing the quality of training and skill development for maritime professionals…

Maritime Transport in 2040: How FutureTechnologies Will Impact Seafarers

Jun 26, 2023

On 26 June, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the World Maritime University (WMU) launched a flagship report entitled, Transport 2040 - Impact of Technology on Seafarers - The Future of Work, during the International…

Maritime Safety - Enclosed Space Safety

Jun 23, 2023

It's nearly 45 years since the tragedy on the ANCO Duke where seven crew died at the bottom of the tank they were cleaning. “I was working on chemical tankers then. All the crew felt this terrible loss of life and took on tank entries with a heightened safety focus…

Training Tips for Ships: Empowering Seafarers with AI

Jun 21, 2023

In the maritime industry, seafarer safety and professionalism are critical to ensuring smooth operations and minimizing risks. As technical advancements continue to reshape every industry including ours, large language models like ChatGPT and…

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…

Headwinds for the Poseidon Principles

Mar 21, 2023

The Poseidon Principles provide a platform for financing shipping’s sustainable future, but the technical guidance underpinning the initiative remains under scrutiny.In July 2023, the International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Environment…

Traing Tips for Ships - Tip #45: Is it ‘Real’ or is it … (Part II)

Mar 13, 2023

Is the “old” way of generating maritime training content about to be disrupted? Are we witnessing the beginning of a sea change in the creation of training content and potentially in how trainees interact with that content?In the previous edition of Training Tips for Ships…

Training Tips for Ships: Is it ‘Real’ or is it …

Feb 14, 2023

We’ve all been hearing so incredibly much about ChatGPT - its abilities, limitations, potential, promise and risks. So, let’s talk about it as it relates to maritime training.ChatGPT is an application developed by OpenAI that can generate human-like text…

Logistics News

First LNG Carrier Arrives at New German Mukran Terminal

First LNG Carrier Arrives at New German Mukran Terminal

Brazil's Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Fire

Brazil's Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Fire

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

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