The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) has launched a ground-breaking initiative by using video conferencing to deliver education and training to Europe. Funded in part by the Suffolk Technical and Enterprise Council, the video conference link will enable students overseas to receive tutorials directly from a tutor based at the ICS in London. Using sophisticated software the tutor is not only visible on screen, he/she is also able to use the screen as an overhead projector and a blackboard. Initially launched in Italy, Spain and Portugal on November 30, 2000, the Institute's Understanding Shipping course will be the first course to be delivered in this way. "This is a very good way of investigating what will be a key method of delivery in the future," says John Barclay, education consultant to Tutorship, the correspondence college of the ICS. "Through the use of video conferencing, we are meeting demand for the delivery of shipping education overseas in a cost-effective way," he adds.
Understanding Shipping is one of the latest courses to be launched by the ICS aimed at new entrants to the shipping industry with little or no exposure to ships or shipping. Taking approximately six months to complete, the course has nine modules covering ships and trades, the business and the players, bills of lading, port agency, bulk carrier and tanker documents, liner agency documentation, chartering, ports and cargoes, ship management and operations.
Each student receives course material by post, which is supported by a onehour tutorial by video conference each week. At the end of each module is a multiple choice test and, prior to completion of the course, each student is interviewed on an individual basis.
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of real estate and energy projects. The terminal would be constructed on the south side of Hampton Roads near the border between the cities of Suffolk and Portsmouth, on a 600-acre parcel of land recently optioned by Parsons Brinckerhoff from the Chicago Chicago Bridge & Iron Company. A planned
to the coal facility is advocated by the VPA. The proposed new portion of the rail line, to be built by the VPA, would run from a switching station in Suffolk to the site. The proposed overpasses and grade crossings would eliminate major traffic tie-ups in Portsmouth and Chesapeake
well as the Norfolk-based ship operators. The Norfolk Metropolitan Area has more than 1.5 million residents—in Norfolk proper, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach—many of them active in the maritime industry. This two-day symposium, which will be accompanied by
superintendent, new construction at the Vancouver division. Before joining Burrard Yarrows, Mr. Hall was technical director of a shipping company in Suffolk. He joined BYC in 1980 as operations manager at the Vancouver division, a position that he held until his new appointment. Mr. Hall, born in Hull
On December 7, 2001, two ferries were christened and one was launched by German Shipyard Flender Werft. K a t e r i n a Panagopulos, who is the National Ambassador of Greece to the Council of Europe for Sports. Tolerance and Fairplay, and is also the wife of Pericles Panagopulos, Chairman of Attica
—Color Brochure, Technical Paper Offered— NautiCan Enterprises, Ltd., North Vancouver, B.C., Canada, claims to have made a significant breakthrough in nozzle design more than 50 years after the development of the original Kort nozzle in Germany. The outline of the Kort nozzle has become familiar
The Liberian Shipowners' Council has elected Grady C. Brown as chairman of the board of directors for a two-year term, and Stanley Symon as vice chairman for a one-year term. Mr. Brown is vice president, operations and technical, of Conoco Shipping Company in Houston, and has been on the board of
FEBRUARY 12-13, 1991, OTTAWA, CANADA Arrangements are being finalized for the Canadian Maritime Industries Association's 43rd Annual Technical Conference, which will be held at the Ottawa Congress Center and the Westin Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 12, 1991.
Penglai Zhongbai Jinglu Shipbuilding Co., a key shipbuilding enterprises in Shandong Province, Greater China, signed a new contract for AVEVA Marine software to address the current, challenging market situation and to future-proof its operations. The AVEVA technical team in China supported Jinglu Shipbuilding
Dr. Robert Johnson has been appointed president of ship engineering and design for Advanced Marine Enterprises, Inc. (AME) of Crystal City, Va. The announcement was made by Simon Glatz, CEO of AME, who said that Dr. Johnson is assuming the leadership of a division currently executing approximately
On behalf of the Council and Executive Board of the International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association, the chairman, R.P. Holubowicz, has announced that Patrick Finlay has been appointed secretary general of the Association. Headquartered at Abford House, 15 Wilton Road, London SW1Y 1LX England.
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D DESIGN: BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD Rik van Hemmen is the President of Martin & Ottaway, a marine consulting ? rm that specializes in the resolution of technical, operational and ? nancial issues in maritime. By training he is an Aerospace and Ocean engineer and has spent the majority of his career in
I INSIGHTS: LEGAL BEAT tion clauses that are not drafted by trial the parties may not be able to contract tract at issue. However, reliance on old huge drafting error: defense and indem- attorneys, but instead by transactional around these state laws with a choice of forms will likely not provide the
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