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Ken Chapman Senior Instructor, Maersk Training. Photo courtesy Maersk Training

Profiles in Training: Ken Chapman Senior Instructor, Maersk Training

is actively picking up, and with the introduction of a vaccine for COVID, I can see our business picking up even more.In addition, we are using online or virtual training more and more, but again COVID and the downturn has impacted us in numbers. Once we get back to a sense of normalcy, I think online training will stay to a certain extent, but when it comes to us assessing some competencies, I feel we need to have that personal contact.What long-term changes do you project to training delivery and assessment as a result of the pandemic.Technology is moving along so fast that the use of video meetings

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Greek Firms Partner to Launch Online Training for the Shipping Industry

SQLearn and Moore Greece have teamed up to create online training programs in a wide range of subjects related to administration, financial management and regulatory compliance of shipping companies.SQLearn, a Greek company located in Piraeus, is a specialized provider of e-learning services dedicated to improving safety for the shipping industry by using e-learning for the advancement of maritime training with flexible, interactive and reflective learning techniques.Moore Greece, an independent member of Moore Global, is an accounting and consulting firm specializing in the shipping, media and hotel

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BSM Gains DNV GL Approval for Remote Training Course

in a safe and efficient manner.“As we are moving towards a more decarbonized world and demands for liquified gases are rising, the gas shipping sector is facing new challenges, such as equipping seafarers with the right skills and competences for safe cargo operations. BSM’s bespoke online training program meets the sophisticated SIGTTO requirements and imparts expertise that is instrumental in developing the next generation of seafarers,” said SIGTTO Director David Furnival.Hall concluded, “Online remote delivery in the industry is here to stay, many courses previously delivered

Marcus Cheesman, Founder, Seven Seas Preparatory Academy

Profiles in Training: Marcus Cheesman, Founder, Seven Seas Preparatory Academy

that enables us to make changes with the goal of providing quality training with the expectations of our students.” Seven Seas Preparatory Academy’s online platform was developed by Marine Learning Systems and “has proven instrumental in reaching our needs and goals in providing online training. The system allows us to track student performance with their leading-edge reporting,” said Cheesman.As the industry evolves, so too does Seven Seas. “We currently run a deckhand workshop for those interested in working on superyachts, where they learn valuable seamanship/navigation

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Oceans Advance Pilot Project: Young Women in Ocean Technology

in attending such a large, multi-faceted event and we felt they would likely feel overwhelmed and at a loss in such a setting. The array of international exhibitors, as well as, the caliber of researchers and academics could leave our students feeling beleaguered and besieged.Therefore, an online training course was held for them, tailored specifically to tradeshow and conference “newbies” to prepare them for this event.A consultant trainer was hired to deliver a two hour online tutorial online program which gave these students and start-ups a solid background on how best to &ldquo

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Remote Training with Vessel-specific Software

Training, e-Learning and K-CAT (Kongsberg Competence Assessment Tool) – combine to ensure that vessel crews can fully benefit from Kongsberg’s expertise from the convenience and safety of their homes or offices.Remote Training is delivered through established virtual classrooms and online training tools. The virtual/digital training environment allows remote students to learn using their own vessel’s software, assisted live by a qualified instructor. Many of Kongsberg’s tried-and-tested classroom courses can be delivered in this way, using cloud-based virtual machines to provide

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MarTID '19 Survey: Deadline Extended

courses and lack of qualified training personnel. Fortunately, for knowledge-based courses there is a growing body of eLearning content creators and a growing library of good quality web-based learning materials. Additionally, we have seen some of our customers to collaborate on the creation of online training materials and share the costs. They do not see improved safety as a competitive advantage but rather a rising tide that lifts all ships. We have also seen, in other industries, large and mature open-source libraries of free on-line learning materials. This movement is especially advanced in

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Transformation in Maritime Industry Training

courses and lack of qualified training personnel. Fortunately, for knowledge-based courses there is a growing body of eLearning content creators and a growing library of good quality web-based learning materials. Additionally, we have seen some of our customers to collaborate on the creation of online training materials and share the costs. They do not see improved safety as a competitive advantage but rather a rising tide that lifts all ships. We have also seen, in other industries, large and mature open-source libraries of free on-line learning materials. This movement is especially advanced in

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Online Hook Inspection Courses

Henriksen Hooks of Tønsberg, Norway, believes that the maritime world is becoming a little safer thanks to the take-up of its hook inspection training courses. In February, Henriksen introduced an online training course that enables customers to perform their own annual product inspections. Since then, the company has been surprised by the number of individuals who have completed the course, thereby ensuring that their Henriksen boat lifting hooks remain safe for use.In what is believed to be a first for SOLAS regulated lifting gear, users of Henriksen Hooks have been able to undertake the

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Free Training Course Aims to Cut Human Error in O&G

A new training initiative to help prevent oil and gas incidents by focusing on human behaviors has been launched free to industry by the International Well Control Forum (IWCF).Experts in human factors and strategic leadership developed the online training course with IWCF, the independent, not-for-profit organisation which sets international training standards for well control.Research findings for the creation of the Well Operations Crew Resource Management (WOCRM) awareness course show that better understanding of leadership, situational awareness and decision making can reduce the impact of

Stirling Group Launches Competency Program

Stirling Group, a provider of human capital development services across the Middle East has launched a new online training program to help ensure the sector’s current and future workforce has the necessary skills required to succeed. Stirling 360 is a multi-lingual assessment tool which has full Arabic capability. It is a versatile online platform which is customised to an organization’s specific competencies and requirements. It offers valuable, in-depth feedback on individual’s performance and the impact they have on others. It also allows companies to identify skills gaps

eLearning for the Maritime Industry

recognizes that more and more people are busy with day to day operations and are time poor. It therefore offers eLearning courses that can be taken anywhere, thereby negating the need to send staff to training centers, adding convenience and reduction in cost. One of the many benefits of an online training course is that it can be paused as and when required in order for the candidate to retain the information in sections. These sessions can also be replayed either in full or one section at a time when needed. The aim is to ensure the individual fully understands the course and their obligations

Oilennium Gears Up for Demand

last five months.  To accommodate its growing numbers, Oilennium also doubled the size of its global headquarters in Norfolk, England, and its US office has recently moved along with PTS into new, larger premises in Houston.   The expansion is in response an increase in demand for its online training systems - such as the ConTrainer, Learning Management System, and simulators – which has tripled since 2012, as well as its drive to secure new business.   Samantha O’Hara, General Manager of Oilennium, said:  “With the addition of experienced, creative staff

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