Quality over quantity is the message from Cyprus Shipping Deputy Minister to the President, Natasa Pilides, when it comes to growing the country’s vibrant maritime cluster.
Many things have changed since 1973, when the 1st edition of “The Business of Shipping” was published by the Cornell Maritime Press (now part of Schiffer Publishing). The 9th edition of this commercial classic was launched in July 2018,10 years after the previous edition, authored by Ira Breskin- a one-time transportation reporter who is now a teacher at the highly regarded SUNY Fort Schuyler- the New York maritime academy.
DP World has launched a new education scheme to engage 8-14 year olds in ports, trade and logistics.
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has inked a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Indian Maritime University (IMU) to promote academic and educational cooperation.
The IMO is to award Yohei Sasakawa, chairman of the Nippon Foundation, with the prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2014.
The World Maritime University (WMU) has announced that Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry will become its new president in July.
Mustafa A Massad, president of the Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies (JAMS), has claimed that global maritime training is inadequate, in an interview with Seatrade Global.
In the space of a week, the University of Aquaba in Jordan has garnered 50 applicants for its new Bachelor Degree course, Marine Transportation Technology, which starts this month.