Stream Marine Training and the University of Gibraltar form a collaborative partnership

(Apr 15 2021)

Stream Marine Training (SMT) and the University of Gibraltar have formed a collaborative partnership to provide MCA approved STCW courses and technical training for maritime students completing the new BSc (Hons) Maritime Science with Cadetship Progr...



Ocean Technologies Group spotlights Competency

(Apr 15 2021)

Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) is putting the spotlight on competency management with a series of initiatives to help ship operators and owners choose the right options for their crews and fleets.



Kenny Rogers newly named as Business Development Consultant at APC

(Apr 15 2021)

Kenny Rogers has joined Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) as a Business Development Consultant, for the MarineLINE cargo tank coating system.



ShippingWatch: Language changes in job postings to attract more women at Odfjell

(Apr 15 2021)

Chemical tanker carrier Odfjell has found that easy-to-miss details in job postings can be crucial in getting more women to apply.



Inchcape’s perspective on crew changes

(Apr 15 2021)

Shipping agency network Inchcape Shipping Services shares its perspectives on handling the challenges of facilitating crew changes during COVID-19.



DNV safety management audits target crew well-being

(Apr 14 2021)

In response to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on seafarers, DNV has instructed its safety management auditors to specifically address seafarer health, work and living conditions in their 2021 audits.



Making maritime blended learning work

(Apr 09 2021)

Two maritime training companies, Marine Learning Systems of Vancouver and Stream Marine Training of Glasgow, are collaborating to provide an “end to end maritime training solution” – combining e-learning and in-person learning to make a company wide ...



Falling ship rudder that killed man was 24 tonnes over weight limit

(Mar 25 2021)

A Keppel Shipyard worker died from multiple injuries in March 2020 after being struck by a falling rudder as he was fitting it on an oil tanker.



Coast Guard, Navy combine efforts to medevac ill mariner to Bermuda

(Mar 25 2021)

The Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritan vessels combined efforts to medevac a tanker ship crew member to Bermuda on Friday.



InterManager strengthens its voice with recruitment drive

(Mar 17 2021)

Together we are stronger – that’s the message being delivered to ship managers across the globe by InterManager, the international trade association for the shipmanagement sector.



All-women crew of MT Swarna Krishna makes history

(Mar 11 2021)

The first time in world maritime history that a ship is being sailed by all women officers.



Mental health issues on the rise onboard ship

(Mar 11 2021)

Mental health problems among seafarers are getting worse rather than better with an industry report citing an increase in ships’ Master request for counselling support as Asian crew members top the list of nationalities most affected.



Danica welcomes Russian seafarer vaccination

(Mar 04 2021)

Russia, a major hub for seafarers, has now recognised seafarers as keyworkers and begun giving them Covid-19 vaccinations as a priority group – a move welcomed by Danica Crewing Services, a leading supplier Russian seafarers.



United Product Tankers appoints Matthias Schoeller as new co-Managing Director

(Mar 04 2021)

UPT United Product Tankers GmbH & Co. KG in Germany (“UPT”) has announced that after nearly 45 years in shipping and 17 successful years as one of the Managing Directors of UPT, Stefan Ciegelski has decided to retire from his present position by the ...



The Mission to Seafarers launches new e-learning modules for seafarers

(Feb 25 2021)

International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers has today announced the launch of its new e-learning modules as an extension to its WeCare programme.




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April-May 2021

Safety risks from digitalisation and decarbonisation - seafarer mental health - ABS advice on ballast water systems