Know all about the comings and goings in the world of sea-faring with this news that CTSI have gathered to keep you updated.  CTSI does not just offer maritime and offshore training, we are also a wealth of information.

 

A Look into the World’s First Carbon Fiber Main Propeller

September 4, 2014

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The world’s first carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) is now installed on the main propulsion system of a merchant vessel thanks to the initiatives of leading classification society ClassNK and Nakashima Propeller.

Read more A Look into the World’s First Carbon Fiber Main Propeller

 

 

First Look at the World’s 1st Green-Ship Equipment Centre

July 15,  2014

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The world’s first green-ship equipment centre, opened its doors for business in Gunsan, Jeonbuk, South Korea earlier this month. As a member of an IACS class society, the Korean register became a foundunf partner for this project.

Read more  First Look at the World’s 1st Green-Ship Equipment Centre

 

SeafarerHelp Assisted over 6,400 Seafarers in 2013, says Annual Review

 July 11, 2014

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In 2013, the 24-hour multi-lingual non-profit helpline for seafarers listed dealt problems from over 6,400 seafarers and their families.

 Read more SeafarerHelp Assisted over 6,400 Seafarers in 2013, says Annual Review

 

Half of seafarer crew lack ‘reasonable’ access to communications, survey shows

July 4, 2014

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New survey reveals that only 56% of seafarers claim to have access to communication facilities with the ratified  MLC2006 stipulating “reasonable’ access to communications at ‘reasonable’ cost.

Read more Half of seafarer crew lack ‘reasonable’ access to communications, survey shows

 

 

Happy Seafarer’s Day!

June 26, 2014

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June 25th is the official International Maritime Organisation Day of the Seafarer and this year, 2014 was accompanied with the campaign hashtag #thankyouseafarers.

 Read more Happy Seafarer’s Day!

 

 

 

US Navy introduces Sailor Workout apps

June 19, 2014

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With the success of the Navy’s iOS app for workout routines and meal planning, a series of Sailor Workouts will now be available this June 20 for Android users as well. Just like with the original app, the news apps will be free for download.

Read more US Navy introduces Sailor Workout apps

 

 

 

Seafarers’ remittances accelerated in March

May 30,  2014

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Cash transfers hit $1.88B, up 6.5%, fastest this year, says BSP, as remittances from seafarers grew by 10.9 percent in the first quarter.

Read more Seafarers’ remittances accelerated in March

 

 

 

Study: Continuing Sea Level Rise Threatens Coastal Areas

May 16,  2014

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150 million people living in coastal areas around the world are at risk with the continuing rise of sea level according to recent international study.

 Read more Study: Continuing Sea Level Rise Threatens Coastal Areas

 

 

The First Asia Pacific Barge Conference to be held on April 7-9

April 4, 2014

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The world’s only event of its kind, the Asia Pacific Barge Conference is set to sail this April 7 to 9 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

Read more The First Asia Pacific Barge Conference to be held on April 7-9 

 

 

Maersk Intrepid named as world’s largest jack-up rig

March 28, 2014

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In a ceremony held at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore, Maersk Intrepid has been honored as the world’s largest ultra harsh environment jack-up rig.

Read more Maersk Intrepid named as world’s largest jack-up rig

 

President Aquino signs single maritime administration law

March 20, 2014

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President Aquino signs on March 13 Republic Act No. 10635 that creates a single maritime administration for the maritime training and certification of seafarers in the Philippines.

Read more President Aquino signs single maritime administration law

 

Senate passes Marina Bill for Filipino seafarers

February 18, 2014

marina bill On February 10, the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) or Marina Bill was approved by the Senate to protect the welfare of over 400 000 Filipino seafarers and strengthen the country’s maritime manpower industry.

Read more Senate passes Marina Bill for Filipino seafarers

 

DepEd, PTC, ANGKLA Sign Up For Maritime Training Project Balanghay

December 20, 2013

maritime training educationDepartment of Education (DepEd), Philippine Transmarine Carriers, Inc (PTC) and ANGKLA Partylist signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on a senior high school (SHS) program that equips students with maritime training called Project Balanghay.

Read more DepEd, PTC, ANGKLA sign up for maritime training Project Balanghay

 

 

6th Annual Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit To Tackle ‘Creative Recovery Techniques’

December 6, 2013

ctsi - ship recoveryIn the coming 6th Annual Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit, a salvage recovery expert will present innovative techniques for the development of the global salvage industry particularly for offshore decommissioning.

Read more 6th Annual Decommissioning & Abandonment Summit To Tackle ‘Creative Recovery Techniques’

 

 

 

Major organisations sign a memorandum to help prevent drowning

November 27, 2013

ctsi - prevent drowning memorandumDrowning has been acknowledged as a major threat to people’s lives. To combat this problem, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) and the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS).

Read more Major organisations sign a memorandum to help prevent drowning 

 

 

 

NATO’s counter-piracy warship boards pirate skiff

November 21, 2013

ctsi - nato counter-piracyLast Saturday, a skiff with seven-suspected pirates in the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) was boarded by NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD warship UPS HETMAN SAGAIDACHNY of Ukraine.

 Read more NATO’s counter-piracy warship boards pirate skiff

 

 

OPITO Safety & Competence Conference 2013 to be held on Nov. 19

November 7, 2013

OSCCThis year’s OPITO Safety and Competence Conference (OSCC) will be held this November 19 in the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE. The 2013 conference aims to present and explore global approach to training standards in order to deliver safe, competent and sustainable workforce.

 Read more OPITO Safety & Competence Conference 2013 to be held on Nov. 19

 

 

 

Offshore Energy 2013 kicks off in Amsterdam

October 17, 2013

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For the 6th time, Offshore Energy is once again opening its doors for the biggest gathering of offshore professionals. This Oct. 15 and 16, Amsterdam is the chosen place for the 2013 2-day event.

 Read more Offshore Energy 2013 Kicks Off in Amsterdam

 

 

Free Seafarer’s app for Android/IOS ready for download

October 12, 2013

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The Seafarer’s Trust recently launched a new ITF Seafarer’s app which combines its earlier apps, the Look Up a Ship and Find an Inspector.

Read more Free Seafarer’s app for Android/IOS ready for download

 

 

Norsafe reclaims title for World Record for Tallest Freefall Lifeboat Drop

October 3, 2013

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On September 3, Norsafe reclaims its title for World Record for tallest Freefall Lifeboat Drop from the height of 220 feet.

 Read more Norsafe reclaims title for World Record for Tallest Freefall Lifeboat Drop

 

 

 

CTSI Opens Two New OPITO Courses

May 6, 2013

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 CTSI marks the first quarter of the year with the opening of its two new OPITO approved  courses – Escape Chute Training and Authorized Gas Tester Course. 
 
Read more: CTSI Opens Two New OPITO Courses

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