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WSS: Digital Solution Focus @ Norshipping

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) are bringing the maritime digital solutions of the future to life at Nor-Shipping. Unveiling their augmented reality (AR) project at the world’s biggest maritime show, this immersive, interactive tool enables visitors to view the company’s very latest products and systems, inside and out.   Developed in conjunction with Austrian technology company Imagination Computer Serv. GesmbH, using their AR software ‘MagicLens’, visitors will download a reader app to their phones and scan a printed image to unlock the AR system. Kjell Andre Engen

Greg Jung (Photo: Torqeedo)

Torqeedo Names Jung Marketing VP

consultant at Aprimo, Inc. Jung holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Purdue University, as well as a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in organizational leadership from Butler University. He served on Butler University’s College of Communications Board of Visitors from 2011-14, and he is a board member of the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association.  

Tim Miller (Photo: YANMAR)

Miller Named Senior Manager for YANMAR Training Center

make him a valuable addition to the company. In his new role, Miller will be responsible for the direction and delivery of innovative, solutions-driven learning across all business units and aspects of the company. He will also be in charge of ensuring an excellent customer experience for all visitors to the new center.   Prior to joining YANMAR, Miller was most recently the Senior Manager of Dealer Development Training and Kubota University for Kubota Tractor Corporation. Other experience includes global training and learning management, product marketing management and similar related

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Australia Job Seekers Meet Employers at AOG Perth Conference

in 2014, providing a unique opportunity to see what’s new and build business connections with industry leaders. Bringing together more than 550 exhibitors from across 20 countries, AOG has become Australia’s largest oil and gas event and the only exhibition of its kind to attract over 15,000 visitors. Also incorporating  the AOG Graduate Careers Day, networking opportunities and more, AOG 2014 is at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19-21 February. www.aoge  

International Festival For Business In Liverpool Begins Today

The International Festival for Business in Liverpool opens today Tuesday 17 June 2014. A major component of the 250,000-visitor International Festival for Business in Liverpool this summer is the one-day CEO-level conference will focus on the crucial role the shipping and port sectors play in driving forward trade growth in the UK and abroad. The theme of the conference being 'Harnessing the Strength of Shipping Innovation'. Stephen Hammond MP, UK Minister for Shipping and Ports, will lead a debate that will include high-level contributions from the leading players in shipping and freight movement

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V.Group Inaugurates New Center in Manila

a crew manning suite which saw the arrival of 1,000 seafarers on its opening day to register with the group. In addition, an array of training facilities are provided, including a full mission bridge and engine room simulator, a culinary and hospitality instruction center, which can cater for almost 400 visitors per day, two housekeeping areas which fully replicate the luxury accommodation of a cruise liner, an officers’ mess and a full suite of classrooms and auditoriums.   V.Group said the new opening is testament to the importance of the Philippines as the principal recruitment ground for

SCI’s New Chapter in Maritime Training

Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) launched an initiative on December 10, 2014 aiming to transform training for America’s inland mariners at its Center for Maritime Education in Paducah, KY.   The day before its 15th Annual River Bell Awards ceremony, the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) pushed the proverbial boat out on a new era of maritime education. In prior months, SCI had installed new simulators and renovated the hospitality areas at its Center for Maritime Education in Paducah, KY. The official dedication of the refurbished Center on December 10 revealed SCI’s

Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal (Photo courtesy of the Port of San Diego)

Port of San Diego Generates $7.6b Regional Impact

heavy industrial equipment, like ship repair and cargo/container processing; providing professional services like vessel insurance brokers, boat brokers, marketers and attorneys; conducting manual labor such as loading and unloading cruise passenger luggage and setting up conventions; interacting with visitors and customers in restaurants, hotels, upscale stores, boutiques and mobile street carts; and taking clients on excursions for ocean fishing, whale watching and dinner cruises.   An additional 24,600 jobs and $3.2 billion in indirect impact are generated in San Diego County based on the goods

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UK Marine Industry Continues Growth

for exporters who are still feeling the effects of a sluggish Eurozone and the wider global economic conditions felt by most U.K. business sectors. Inland hire, charter and passenger boat services have performed particularly well, capitalising on the increasing popularity of the U.K. with international visitors and the growth in U.K. consumer confidence, which for the six months from June to November, saw its highest levels of growth since the end of the financial crisis.    Strong results were also seen in insurance, financial and brokerage services, as both domestic and international customers

Women Are Moving up in the Maritime Industry

. If it goes well, she adds, the Maritime Career Market could become a fantastic cooperation opportunity for the women and companies concerned.   WISTA has played a part at SMM for many years, holding an evening reception for its international members attending SMM as exhibitors or trade visitors. A special highlight is planned again this year – WISTA Germany will present the “Personality of the Year 2016” award at SMM. “Our aim with this award is to highlight female personalities who have an exemplary function in career and commitment in the maritime industries,&rdquo

Shulah Jones (Photo: PAL)

New Liverpool Maritime College Launches Memorabilia Appeal

about their memories. We aim to be a hub of all things maritime and want to start a history group.”   “Capt Walker’s former wartime family home, Flotilla House, is under a minute’s walk from the Academy, and has potential for telling a long term story to our students and visitors.   “The foundations of technical education college in Bootle were laid in 1892 and opened in 1900 by the 15th Earl of Derby. Therefore, it is very fitting that Edward Stanley, the present and 19th Earl of Derby, joins us at the official opening as we look to the future.   &ldquo

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Cross-Bay Ferry Launched

and Pinellas County – each of which committed to support the project. “The opening of ferry service between Tampa and St. Petersburg is a major addition to our offerings as a tourism destination,” said Santiago Corrada, president and CEO of Visit Tampa Bay. “We know that visitors pay no attention to municipal boundaries, so providing them with an exciting alternative to driving between Tampa and St. Petersburg will make their visit all the more memorable.” Cross-Bay Ferry service organizers have designed the schedule and focus of service to test and serve various

“I think our industry has to take a more proactive role in cleaning ourselves up, instead of simply defending ourselves and trying to say it’s not that bad. It is going to be expensive and the cost of transportation is going to increase, but I think the world understands that.”  -Thomas B. Crowley, Jr., Chairman and CEO,  Crowley Maritime Corporation

The Crowley Way

Walk in the front door at Crowley Maritime Corporation HQ in Jacksonville, Fla., and you learn nearly everything you need to know about the company. With your visitor’s badge, you are handed a “Safety and Evacuation” brochure, and the person you are there to meet – in our case Tom Crowley, Jr. – walks down to greet you personally. Safety and People; The Crowley Way. The rest is just details. Crowley Maritime was founded in 1892 by Thomas Crowley in San Francisco. Its fleet:  A single Whitehall rowboat purchased for $80, used to ferry people and supplies from shore

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