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Nozipho Mdawe (Photo: TNPA)

Mdawe Takes Over As TNPA COO

Nozipho Mdawe has been appointed as Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective May 21, 2018. She takes over the role recently vacated by Phyllis Difeto and briefly held in an acting capacity by Moshe Motlohi.The role of TNPA COO has been expanded and will include: Marine Services, Aviation Services and Pilotage, Continuous Improvement, Port Planning, Lighthouses, SHE & Risk, Security, Emergency Management, Infrastructure, Dredging Services, Ship Repair, Port Control and Port Maintenance.Nozipho Mdawe (Photo: TNPA)Mdawe has most recently served as Secretary

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Quantum of the Seas to Embark on World Tour in 2015

  An 11-night Ocean Voyage – Cape Liberty to Spain cruise, departing May 2, 2015, from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J., to Barcelona, Spain, with calls at Ponta Delgada, Azores; and Cartagena and Palma De Mallorca, Spain, A 16-night Suez Canal – Barcelona to Dubai itinerary, departing May 13, with calls at Rome (Civitavecchia) and Naples/Capri, Italy; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; and Aqaba, Jordan, A 14-night India & Southeast Asia itinerary, departing May 29, which features overnights in Dubai, UAE; Cochin, India; and Singapore, as well as calls at

EIMA Signs MoU with World Maritime University

the ultimate maritime related decision-making body. In addition, it will also give EIMA international status & credibility in being able to offer Post Graduate level courses by 2015.” The MoU was signed by Eng. Ali Alsuwaidi, and Mr. Björn Kjerfve, at the Maritime Business Centre in Dubai Maritime City (DMC).  This collaboration between Emirates International Maritime Academy (EIMA) and World Maritime University (WMU) furthers the combined vision of the organizations to build a sustainable world and develop future global maritime leaders, experts and professionals through maritime

Ray Klosowski (Photo: SLC)

New Appointments at Duluth Seaway Port Authority

At its first meeting of 2017, the newly seated St. Louis County (SLC) Board appointed two new commissioners to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority—Patrick Boyle and Pete Stauber. They will complete remaining terms of former commissioners Chris Dahlberg and Steve Raukar, respectively, both of whom chose not to run for reelection to the SLC Board last fall. Boyle, a nurse practitioner for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, was first elected to the SLC Board in a special election in January 2014 to fill out the term of the late Steve O’Neil. At the time, he was a member of the

Laura Toplar

Glander Appoints New Trader to Dubai Office

Glander International Bunkering, a global bunkering and lubricant trading and brokering company, announced that Laura Toplar has joined its Dubai team. Taking on the role of a new Bunker and Lubricant Trader, the appointment comes as Glander International Bunking expands its market presence globally after a year of immense growth, the company reported. Toplar has over a decade of experience working with trading houses in Turkey. She will bring knowledge of bunkering in Turkey, the Caspian Sea, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea to the Dubai branch of Glander International Bunkering. gibunkeri

Elza Adamyan

Glander Appoints Adamyan to Dubai Office

Glander International Bunkering, a bunkering and lubricant trading & brokering company, has announced Elza Adamyan has joined their Dubai office. Elza begins her career at Glander International Bunkering as a Bunker and Lubricant Trader.  

Rachel Stinson

Hоw Emрlоуmеnt Law Sесurеs Your Prоfеѕѕiоnаl Career

- are protected bу thе еmрlоуmеnt laws of thеir рrоvinсе or tеrritоrу. Eасh province аnd territory has its оwn legislation. It’ѕ соmрulѕоrу to рlасе аn Emрlоуmеnt Stаndаrdѕ Act роѕtеr in рlаin ѕight оf еmрlоуееѕ fоr workplaces covered bу this lеgiѕlаtiоn.    The other 10 percent of Dubai еmрlоуееѕ work in places thаt аrе fеdеrаllу regulated. If you аrе ѕuсh an еmрlоуее, the Labour Program аdminiѕtеrѕ thе fеdеrаl lаbоur ѕtаndаrdѕ that dеfinе еmрlоуmеnt соnditiоnѕ in уоur рlасе of wоrk. Find out if уоu work in a fеdеrаllу regulated buѕinеѕѕ оr induѕtrу. If so your employment iѕ gоvеrnеd

Steve Harrop (Photo: CTI Marine)

New Operations Director for CTI Marine

Maritime travel specialist CTI Marine has appointed Steve Harrop as Operations Director.    Harrop joins the company from Dubai based Destinations of the World Travel, a global distributor of hotel accommodation and other ground related travel products where he was Group Chief Operating Officer for four years.     Harrop will lead and oversee all of the company’s six operational offices teams, together with the technology teams, and report directly to CTI Chief Executive Officer, Ian White.  

Caterpillar Plans Training Center for Dubai

Caterpillar announced that it will build a Regional Training Center for the African and Middle East Region (AME) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Center will offer hands-on machines and power systems technical and sales training to Caterpillar's dealers and customers in the AME region.    At an investment of more than $7 million, the approximately 1,700 m2 center will employ about 40 people, mostly high-level technical staff who will primarily be recruited from the region. The more than 7,000 technicians at AME Cat dealers have some of the most direct connections with Caterpillar

Captain Khamis Weld Ghumail, Director of Maritime Traffic Management, DMCA  (Photo: DCMA)

DMCA Celebrates Dubai Training Achievements

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently evaluated the achievements of the Dubai Maritime Training Center (DMTC) for its major accomplishments in establishing new standards for professional maritime training, which is being conducted through integrated training programs designed in collaboration with international experts in order to adapt to rapid changes regionally and internationally.   With the goal of making Dubai a leading global destination for maritime training and an ideal market for leading maritime companies, the Dubai Maritime Training Center has taken advanced steps to

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DMCA Training for Marine Drivers

 The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed the growing demand for marine driving licenses in the Emirate of Dubai as reflected by the high volume of applications for marine crews operating within local waters.    In response, the DMCA’s Maritime Traffic Management team ensures the Skippers’ Evaluation course being provided to Skippers with a one-hour briefing class on ‘Marine Knowledge for Boat Operation’ with a focus on deepening and enriching modern marine knowledge in managing operational processes before undergoing formal inspection.   

SUNY Maritime to Host STEM Academy for City Schools

The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College’s fourth annual STEM Academy, which runs July 27 to 31 in Throggs Neck, will provide inner city high school students with a five-day, practical, hands-on program intended to increase student participation and achievement in the STEM disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.    The STEM Academy is open to students attending maritime themed high schools and will build upon the schools’ curriculum. Along with an emphasis on STEM disciplines, the week-long summer enrichment program will focus on the SUNY

DP World Jebel Ali. Photo: DP World

Dubai Shipping Volumes Sink

 Dubai shipping volumes - cargo handled at Dubai's ports, which includes flagship terminal Jebel Ali - fall for third quarter Gulf News reports quoting the latest DP World figures.   DP World's  ports in the United Arab Emirates, all located in Dubai, handled 3.75 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the three months to June 30.    That is 6.2 per cent lower than the 4 million TEUs it reported for the second quarter of 2015 and follows a 5.9 per cent decline in the first quarter of 2016. Cargo volumes at its Dubai ports fell by 2.89 per cent in the fourth quarter

Altschuler Named Transportation Director at HDR

Randy Altschuler has joined HDR as the firm’s West region transportation director, based in the Oakland office. His responsibilities include leading business development activities and growth strategies throughout the West Region. Prior to joining HDR, Altschuler was West transportation business line leader with AECOM. His 35 years of experience includes positions of increasing responsibility within AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff and Parsons Corporation. The first 15 years of his career were spent in the public sector, including the New York City Transit Authority and Massachusetts Bay Transporta

Grant Holmes (Photo: ISS)

ISS Appoints Holmes as VP, Cruise Solutions

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) said it is embarking on a plan to develop its cruise business with the appointment of Grant Holmes as Vice President, Cruise Solutions. Based out of Dubai, the new position will see Grant leading a dedicated focus on cruise business development and activities around the world, leveraging ISS’ global reach with its offices network. With over 16 years cruise industry experience, Holmes directed operations at First Choice Cruises from its inception in 1999 and was a Director at Festival Cruises managing global shore excursions, destination services and on

Andreas Johansen (Photo courtesy: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Appoints Johansen

Andreas Johansen has been appointed as a Bunker and Lubricant Trader at Glander International Bunkering’s Dubai office. Glander International Bunkering said Johansen holds many years of experience in the shipping industry as both a trader in operations and commercial. Johansen holds a BSc (Hons) Maritime Business from Southampton Solent University. London and Dubai have been his bases and he has supplied predominantly to the Middle East and Scandinavia. Being Fluent in English and Norwegian gives Johansen a strong positioning in the Nordic regions. 

Mark Broster & Robyn Harrigan speaking at ECDIS Seminar, Dubai (Photo: ECDIS)

ECDIS Enters Second Phase of International Seminars in Dubai

ECDIS Ltd's international seminars on have proven such a success, they have now moved into a new series; starting with the one of the previous hosts, Dubai.   The seminar, held on November 3rd at the InterContinental Hotel Dubai, gave the attendees a great opportunity to interact directly with the speakers in a round table discussion style forum, gaining invaluable insight and knowledge to enhance company procedures.   The seminar titled "ECDIS Inspections: Marine Risk Reduction, Detentions & Best Practice" provides the delegates with practical, insightful knowledge of the

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