Education/Training

The Underwater Center Names Loudon Diver Trainer

Subsea training facility, The Underwater Center, Tasmania, has appointed a new Diver Trainer to support the increasing demand for its commercial diving courses.

NMRA Awards Scholarship to Yacht Design Students

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) awarded two scholarships to students pursuing careers in the field. Noah Luff of Ventura, California is one

Ocean Training Launches Blended Learning Course

Major revisions to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (The STCW Convention) came into force in 2012.

Navico Acquires MARIS; Expands Portfolio

Navico Holding AS, parent company to the Simrad brand of navigational marine electronics, has reached an agreement to acquire MARIS (Maritime Information Systems A/S) from The Grieg Group.

Northrop Grumman Sponsors Maritime RobotX Challenge

  Northrop Grumman Corporation is expanding its support for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education across the globe by sponsoring the Maritime RobotX Challenge in Singapore, Oct.

USS Constitution Not to Set Sail Until 2018

  The crew of USS Constitution embarked on their final Boston Harbor underway demonstration aboard Old Ironsides this year, Oct. 17. Constitution set out into

Much Activity During Danish Maritime Days

  Danish Maritime Days was well visited, and there were many participants and great enthusiasm at the more than 50 events. Attendance at the many events tells that the maritime days were successful.

Open Ship a Success

  Amaliekajen was buzzing with life during Culture Night, when the Danish Maritime Authority’s vessel Poul Løwenørn lowered the gangway and invited everyone interested on board.

First Indian Elected on WISTA Board

  At the 34th WISTA International AGM & Conference held in Limassol, Cyprus, Sanjam Sahi Gupta, President of WISTA India was elected to the board of WISTA International.

‘Fugro Chair in Geotechnics’ Created at UWA

Fugro is to fund the creation of a new ‘Fugro Chair in Geotechnics’ at the University of Western Australia’s Center for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS). The agreement,

Second EUCAP Nestor Training Course for Seychelles Coast Guard

On October 16, 21 new personnel were received by Lt. Col. Simon Dine, Commanding officer of the Seychelles Coast Guard (SCG), to commence their basic maritime training.

Bouchard Simulation Center Opens at SUNY Maritime

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014, New York, NY – Today in New York Morton S. Bouchard, III and many local maritime dignitaries officially opened The Bouchard Transportation Co.

SUNY Maritime Opens Bouchard Tug & Barge Simulation Center

The Bouchard Transportation Company, Inc. and the State University of New York Maritime College (SUNY Maritime) today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate

Wallem Fleet Personnel Director Appointed

Fared Khan, Fleet Personnel DirectorFared Khan has been appointed as Wallem Ship Management’s new Fleet Personnel Director, spearheading the company’s recruitment

Bibby Line Celebrates Officer Trainee Award

Bibby Line Limited sponsored Trainee Deck Officer Jonty Turnbull is celebrating being awarded the Trainee Officer of the Year Award by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

British Marine Society & Sea Cadets Await New Training Ship

The British Marine Society & Sea Cadets will say farewell to its training vessel, TS Royalist, while a replacement with the same name is already under construction at the Spanish Gondan Shipyard.

Faststream Awards Inaugural Leadership Scholarship

Faststream today named Chad Fuhrmann the recipient of its inaugural Scholarship for Leadership Excellence. The scholarship, valued at $9,500, will afford Fuhrmann

Minister Awards MCA’s Trainee of the Year

The “hard work and dedication” of a 25-year old Merchant Navy officer cadet has been recognized with an award that will be presented by the U.K. Shipping Minister at a ceremony in London tomorrow,

Houston Welcomes Norwegian Cruise Line

  Norwegian Cruise Line returned to Houston on Saturday, October 11. Its Norwegian Jewel arrived at the Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena, Texas. This inaugural

Furuno Makes Clean Sweep of NMEA Awards

  Over the past 43 years, Furuno has received the honor of being the most recognized company in the marine electronics field by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA).

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