Training is paramount for optimum scrubber performance

(May 14 2020)

Leading scrubber supplier Yara Marine has always insisted that quality pays, and that also goes for its optimized training offering available for engineers, deck officers and shore staff.

National WISTA associations come together to support seafarers

(May 07 2020)

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association is proud to announce a new initiative aimed at seafarers.

Seagull + Videotel – new CEO and significant investment plans

(Apr 23 2020)

Maritime e-learning companies Videotel and Seagull have appointed a new CEO and announced plans to invest further in maritime “knowledge and technology.”

Videotel launches new distance learning course on the IGF Code

(Apr 02 2020)

Leading maritime e-Learning training provider Videotel, has launched the world's first fully approved online learning course on the use of gases or other low-flashpoint fuels covered within the IGF Code.

Kongsberg Maritime offer remote training, e-Learning and assessment, with vessel-specific software

(Apr 02 2020)

Kongsberg Maritime is delighted to announce an integrated strategy to deliver remote, targeted training for its customers.

Loss prevention lessons from London P&I Club

(Apr 02 2020)

Recognising the need to communicate in a format that is immediately understandable and which fits with the busy lives of working mariners, the London P&I Club has launched a new loss prevention video.

“Sailing into 2020” seminar: V.Ships talks high quality, consistent ship management

(Jan 30 2020)

An interactive two-day “Sailing into 2020” seminar was hosted by V.Group at the Chennai office in December 2019 for customers and seafarers of V.Ships India.

Pilotage issues addressed

(Sep 01 2014)

The International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) has put together a guide for pilots, Masters and seafarers.*

ECDIS’ tanker mandation getting closer

(Sep 01 2014)

In the IMO’s staggered ECDIS ship type mandation scheme, all existing tankers of 3,000 gt and above will be required to carry ECDIS from their first survey after 1st July, 2015.

Tsakos’ academy wins its spurs

(Apr 01 2014)

Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement (TCM) Maria Tsakos TCM Academy has recently been accredited as an Approved Training provider by lloyd’s register, as well as being certified to the BS EN iSO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Standard by lrQA.

ECDIS Ltd to open up in Asia

(Apr 01 2014)

Uk-based training concern ECdiS ltd is expanding its empire by opening up in Singapore.

Polar Code updated raws nearer

(Apr 01 2014)

In February, the IMO agreed on training requirements for seafarers on board ships in Arctic regions.

FURUNO training centres open in UAE and Italy

(Mar 31 2014)

The FURUNO NavSkills network of training centres has been expanded with a further two locations opened in Sharjah, UAE and Mola di Bari, Italy.

Seafarers’ security guidance certification agreed

(Feb 28 2014)

Guidance on training and certification requirements for ship security officers (SSOs) and seafarers with designated security duties has been agreed by the IMO.

UKHO launches e-books

(Feb 28 2014)

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has launched a number of its Nautical Publications as e-books.


June 2020

low carbon strategy - digital tanker market models - battery explosions - better catering onboard - challenges of ballast installations