Education/Training News


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, Renewable Energy, Emerging Technology on the Maritime Transportation System (MTS)” with a focus on offshore infrastructure risk and disruptors…

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…

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…

Makassar Port Workers Lack Digital Skills. Vocational Schools Can Be the Solution

Jan 30, 2023

The city of Makassar in South Sulawesi, Indonesia has seen fast economic growth in the past few years. In 2019, the province’s growth reached 6.9% – higher than the 5% national rate – with rapid infrastructure development, particularly in the maritime industry…

ABS to Support Industrial-Grade, Cyber-Physical Platform for Shipboard OT

Nov 02, 2022

ABS has been announced as the industry collaborator to build the Maritime Testbed of Shipboard Operational Technology (MariOT) Systems. The project is led by iTrust, Center for Research in Cyber Security at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)…

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…

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BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

US' MARAD Announces Grants to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

US' MARAD Announces Grants to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

PortLiner to Construct Electrolyte Bunkering Station in Hartelkanaal

PortLiner to Construct Electrolyte Bunkering Station in Hartelkanaal

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

Rotterdam and Singapore Ports Team Up to Slash Emissions

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