A new Seafarer Workforce Report from BIMCO and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) warns that the industry must significantly increase training and recruitment levels if it is to avoid a serious shortage in the total supply of officers by 2026.
Seably has announced the introduction of Oltremare training courses to the maritime industry.
Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has delivered multiple simulators to Tolani Education Foundation in Mumbai, India. Students and instructors at the Tolani Maritime Institute will benefit from comprehensive Engine Room, Cargo and Navigation simulator training solutions under one roof.
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.
Stream Marine Training (SMT) has revamped its website, installing a new booking system that makes signing up for its maritime training courses much easier, quicker and more efficient.
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.
Three key players involved in the drive to autonomous ship operations have joined forces to create Europe’s first training and development centre, dedicated to supporting maritime’s digital transition.
Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has launched K-Sim ECDIS, a cloud simulation solution designed to provide generic ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display & Information System) training in compliance with the requirements laid out in the IMO/STCW Model Course 1.27.
ClassNK Consulting Service (NKCS) has added a new course named "Maritime Cyber Security Technical Course (Attack Method) for Responsible Officers in Land" for its e-learning cybersecurity training service.
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.
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