SSA highlights marine insurance and finance as areas to develop

Singapore has to further develop and strengthen the pillars of marine insurance and shipping finance if it is to be fully regarded as an influential International Maritime Centre, according to Singapore Shipping Association President Patrick Phoon (pictured). Addressing a gala dinner to celebrate the SSA’s 29th anniversary, Mr Phoon said work was underway to achieve […]

Seagull Training Administrator 4.0 takes web-based training to new heights

Norway-based Seagull Maritime has launched Seagull Training Administrator 4.0, an updated version of the shipping industry’s most widely used training administrator, in a move the company says makes computer-based packages even easier to use. The company has built on customer feedback gathered over a number of years to extend and improve STA 4.0’s user workflow […]

MOL donates photos to maritime educational institutes in Japan

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has donated vessel photographs to nine maritime educational institutes in Japan in commemoration of the 130th anniversary of its foundation. MOL Managing Executive Officer Takaaki Inoue is pictured presenting a vessel photo to Yuji Hayashi, Head of the Faculty of Maritime Sciences at Kobe University. Mr Hayashi said: “Students will be captivated […]