EU maritime skills project launched

The European Commission will co-finance a project to develop strategies to identify and meet the future skills needs of the maritime sector and attract greater numbers of Europeans to work in maritime industries. The four-year SkillSea […]

Inmarsat launches cyber training package

Maritime communications company Inmarsat has launched a cyber security mobile training app for crew at the same time as introducing two components to its maritime cyber security service, Fleet Secure. Fleet Secure Endpoint has been […]

Esben Poulsson calls for comprehensive revision of the International Convention on STCW. (Credit: International Chamber of Shipping)

Shipowners call for STCW revision

In a recent speech in Manila, the chairman of global shipowners organisation the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, called for a comprehensive revision of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and […]

Seagull updates its Crew Evaluation System

Norway-based Seagull Maritime has upgraded its Crew Evaluation System (CES), which is designed to evaluate the background knowledge of seafarers and identify training needs specific to knowledge areas, based on the IMO’s International Convention on […]