IMO grants Palau training ‘white list’ status

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has been recognised by International Maritime Organization (IMO) as being fully compliant with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee […]

Gender equality taken seriously by IMO

The IMO’s decision to dedicate 25 June, this year’s International Day of the Seafarer, to gender equality is indicative of a gradual cultural shift in the sector towards being more visibly inclusive. Given that shipping […]

Noise and vibration training course upgraded

A long-running course for marine designers and engineers on assessing noise and vibration has been “completely overhauled”, with a view to make it more engaging and interactive for designers, superintendents, surveyors, inspectors, suppliers, and consultants […]