The pandemic has accelerated the move towards an open online maritime training ecosystem and has given way to a need for longer term thinking that can capitalise on the advances in immersive online learning, cloud-based remote simulation as well as virtual and augmented reality to equip mariners to perform in a rapidly changing, digitised maritime industry. These are the thoughts of Raal Harris, group creative director at Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) and Neil Bennett, director of sales Americas, Wärtsilä Voyage who gave a presentation during Crew Connect Europe on June 22.
Shipping and maritime companies hoping to attract Generation Z (Gen Z) talent should develop personalised and interactive eLearning programmes featuring video content and bold colours, according to education industry research and experts.
Seably has launched a dedicated and comprehensive cybersecurity awareness training course for the maritime sector in collaboration with marine insurance providers Alandia and maritime cybersecurity specialists Deductive Labs.
Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) has assisted the IMO’s Global Industry Alliance to support low carbon shipping (Low Carbon GIA) to develop a free e-Learning course on energy efficient ship operations and how GHG emissions from ships can be addressed.
Ocean Technologies Group has integrated Virtual Classroom to its Ocean Learning platform.
OneLearn Global is launching an intuitive next generation learning management system for the maritime, energy, hospitality and industrial sectors.
The Liberian Registry has announced two new online platforms for seafarers to have easier access for applying for documents and credentials, and for taking Liberian license and upgrade examinations.
Marine Learning Systems (MLS) has been awarded a contract by the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to implement a simulation assessment metrics solution.
Wärtsilä Voyage and Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) have agreed to share their expertise and resources via a strategic partnership that will significantly enhance safety and efficiency in the maritime sector.
Stream Marine Training (SMT) and global recruitment provider Stellamar have formed a strategic partnership to improve seafarers’ career prospects and training needs.
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