Maritime books by International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides information on the rules and regulations which govern the sea. In this article, we have brought to you top twelve maritime books every seafarer going to the sea must have.
Conventions are modified from time to time to cope up with the new technologies, stringent environment and safety policies and for improvement in the current system. On the same line, the STCW 95 convention was amended in manila on 25th June 2010 under the presence of IMO members, ensuring that the global needs for safety […]
Speaking in Manila, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Esben Poulsson, has called for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around two million merchant seafarers.
ICS has published a new edition of its widely used Personal Training and Service Record Book, to help qualified seafarers and their employers maintain a comprehensive record of training and seagoing service.
To fulfil this growing need and to generate interest in superyacht careers, The Training Academy has launched two new UK based courses.
A new mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels enters into force on 1 January 2017, along with new training requirements for seafarers working on those ships.
The Danish Maritime Authority launches a digital solution for verification of the validity of seafarers’ certificates.
Kongsberg Maritime has entered a partnership with class society DNV GL to issue Product Certificates for Maritime Simulator Systems required by maritime training providers in order to meet flag state requirements under STCW regulation I/12.
Easy access to the internet onboard ships is a key requirement if young people are to be attracted into the seafaring profession and shipping needs to be more visible in the public eye, according to speakers who addressed an IMO symposium on maritime education and training, held on World Maritime Day (24 September 2015).