Training Course for Simulator Training and Assessment Delivered in Russia

Published: Oct 16 2014 - 9:01am
A customized professional development course was delivered at the Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping Makarov Training Centre in St. Petersburg, Russia from 6-10 October.

EPDCs Delivered in Somalia

Published: Jun 12 2014 - 2:17pm
As part of an agreement between EUCAP Nestor and WMU, Professor Olof Lindén and Associate Professor Aref Fakhry delivered four Executive Professional Development Courses (EPDCs) from 25 May – 12 June for B.Sc.

Seven-Part PDC for Swedish Transport Agency Concludes

Published: Apr 11 2014 - 1:55pm
A seven-part customized professional development program for maritime surveyors from the Swedish Transport Agency (STA) concluded on 11 April. The program commenced in December and was typically offered in one-week sessions with the final two weeks being delivered consecutively.

Ship Safety Survey & Certification Management Course, Malmö

Published: Dec 16 2013 - 5:57pm
From 9-13 December, part one of a customized Professional Development Course was conducted for several maritime inspectors from the Swedish Transport Agency. The course is seven weeks in total and will be conducted through April of 2014.

Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment and the Law of the Sea, Colombia

Published: Nov 14 2013 - 5:54pm
Part two of a customized Professional Development Course was led by WMU Associate Professor, Dr. María Carolina Romero, for Armada Nacional de Colombia (ARC) and Dirección General Maritima (DIMAR) in Colombia 4-8 November.

Contemporary Issues in the Cruise Industry

Published: Oct 25 2013 - 5:06pm
A customized PDC for 30 members of the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports (MEDCRUISE) was held at IMO 21 - 23 October. The aim of the course was to present the contemporary issues in relation to marketing, communication, safety and security in the cruise industry.

Offshore Reception Facilities PDC

Published: Apr 30 2013 - 10:00am
A customized Professional Development Course (PDC) regarding offshore reception facilities was offered at WMU 15-19 April. The course was arranged by Obinna Okoro, President/CEO of Bridgetown Projects and included 8 participants from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and 1 participant from Bridgetown Projects.

2013 Professional Development Courses

Published: Feb 6 2013 - 1:45pm
The 2013 Professional Development Course (PDC) schedule is now available. Twelve courses are planned throughout 2013 starting with the Introductory Workshop on the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 that will take place at WMU 20-22 March.

Maritime Labour Convention PDC at WMU

Published: Nov 29 2012 - 12:54pm
From 26-28 November, eight students representing six different countries participated in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, Professional Development Course (PDC) at WMU.

Maritime Casualty Investigation PDC

Published: Sep 14 2012 - 8:40am
From 3-7 September, there were 10 participants in the Maritime Casualty Investigation PDC led by Visiting Professor Marjorie Murtagh of Robson Forensic, USA and organized by WMU Professor Jens-Uwe Schröder-Hinrichs.