In order to ensure its regulatory framework is adopted and implemented, IMO focuses on auditing Member States to assess how effectively they administer key IMO treaties. For this reason, it carried out a training course for auditors in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 29 October until 2 November.
Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of Singapore’s Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health, launched the Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map, in line with MPA Singapore’s long term plans to develop the country’s next-generation port and strengthen international maritime centre.
Danish Shipping recently announced that it is planning to enhance a number of areas such as, research policy, digitalisation, qualifications and training policy in the coming years, which will cause a new organisation in Danish Shipping’s management team.
The Human Factor is a key theme of Europort 2017, which will stage the Masterclass ‘How HR can make your organization future proof’ to offer a refreshing view on HR, on November 10 . Expert speakers will explore how a new perspective on HR can be beneficial in making organizations future-proof and help them to reach their business targets.
Suez Canal Authority has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers. The CSDs will be used to maintain and improve the artificial sea-level area that connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas.
Businesses in Scotland that contribute to the Apprenticeship Levy can now apply for a workforce development grant of up to £10,000, which the Merchant Navy Training Board says could open up opportunities for seafarers.
On June 12th 2017, the Cosco-managed Piraeus Port signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Shanghai International Port Group, the biggest commercial port of the world, exploring cooperation in project studies, staff training, information exchange, technical assistance, etc.
Wärtsilä technology group and US-based cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings have renewed their existing performance-based service agreement, aiming to ensure the optimum performance levels of the engines on board 10 NCLH cruise ships.
Politicians, industry stakeholders and maritime Flagship Projects agree on the need to focus on cross-sectorial cooperation, education and training, as well as enforcement of regulations, to turn the region into a leading clean and safe shipping region. This was the outcome of a seminar held in Brussels, on 30 May, under the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
The Nautical Institute launched a flagship distance learning programme, the Command Diploma Scheme, in Singapore. At the core of the scheme, are the subjects identified by masters as areas of concern, such as onboard leadership and management, navigation and shiphandling, ship’s commercial business and coping with emergencies.
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