AMSEA releases new film on flooding control

(SITKA, AK -- December 4, 2007) Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA), a nonprofit corporation dedicated to developing a cold water safety information and training network, has released a new film on vessel flooding control. The film, titled “Flooding Control: Knowledge & Tools to Prevent Sinking,” was created in response to the fact that fifty percent of the vessels lost…
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Bourbon Offshore inaugurates first training center in Marseilles

PARIS, FRANCE -- November 22, 2007, Bourbon Offshore inaugurated its first training center in France in the city of Marseilles. Developed by Offshore Simulator Center (OSC) in Norway, the training center was designed to provide seamen with theoretical knowledge and practical training in anchor handling operations. It will train crews in anchor handling operations under real conditions to ensure acquisition…
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Kongsberg Maritime introduces new system for enhanced simulator training

The Neptune Instructor system from Kongsberg Maritime. (KONGSBERG, NORWAY -- November 12, 2007) Kongsberg Maritime, a supplier of maritime simulation systems, has introduced the Neptune Instructor system to enhance the quality of simulation training by providing complete, user-friendly control of student exercises. The system will serve as an improved monitoring, assessment and configuration tool for the Neptune Engine Room and…
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Jeppesen Marine and Russian academy to cooperate on research and training

Pictured above, from left to right: Rector of Academy Mr. Mikheev Valery Leonidovich; Deputy Rector Afanasiev Victor Victorovich; Tor A. Svanes, Managing Director of Jeppesen Norway; and Sergey Gubernatorov, Managing Director of Jeppesen Russia.   (EGERSUND, NORWAY -- October 31, 2007) Jeppesen Marine, a provider of digital navigation charts, has signed an agreement with the Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy in St.…
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Webb Institute receives $250,000 from Crowley for leadership program

Pictured above, left to right: Joe Cuneo, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Ed Schlueter, who formally presented the award, Nicole Murphy, Marty Johnson's sister, and Robert Olsen, president of Webb. (GLEN COVE, NY -- October 30, 2007) Crowley Maritime Corporation presented a $250,000 check Monday to the Webb Institute, a college of naval architecture and marine engineering in Glen…
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Energía Costa Azul pilots and tug masters train at MarineSafety International

Participants pose outside of MarineSafety International's Newport, RI location. MarineSafety operates another Simulator Learning Center in Norfolk, VA. (NEWPORT, RI -- October 12, 2007) Pilots and tug masters who will guide LNG carriers into the new LNG receipt terminal at Costa Azul in Mexico attended special training at MarineSafety International’s Newport Simulator Center in September. The center utilizes the latest state-of-the-art…
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Maritime Administration partners with OSG to provide training opportunities

(CASTINE, ME -- October 15, 2007) The Maritime Administration and Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc, (OSG) today signed an agreement that will provide training opportunities for American maritime academy cadets on board OSG’s international vessels.  The public-private partnership is the first formal agreement to make available on-board training billets in the international fleet for U.S. maritime academy cadets.  Under the terms of…
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Altamira Pilots train at MarineSafety International

(NEWPORT, RI -- October 11, 2007) Pilots from the port of Altamira, Mexico, attended special training at MarineSafety International's Newport Simulator Center from October 1 to 5, 2007. The goal of the training was to improve the shiphandling skills, communications skills and situational awareness of the “Pilotage Team”, consisting of the pilot, master and tug master along with terminal and…
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