UTT links up with Belgian firm for maritime training

The University of Trinidad and Tobago has introduced a diploma in maritime operations to assist in filling the void which existed for local students wishing to pursue careers in the maritime industry. This course of study prepares students for a career as shipboard officers in either the navigation or engineering disciplines. Classroom theory, simulator-room teaching and […]


Videotel Marine International, the world’s major producer of training videos, DVDs and computer based training programmes for the global maritime industry, has received approval for a number of its products from two of the industry’s leading players. The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has approved a series of Videotel programmes for the […]

MTN system for Beluga newbuilding

MTN Satellite Communications has been selected by German heavylift carrier Beluga Shipping to install a broadband VSAT system on its P-class super newbuilding Beluga Shanghai. Beluga Shanghai has a loading capacity of up to 20,000dwt and crane capacities of between 800 and 1,400 tons. MTN’s Ku-band network will provide global coverage of the majority of […]