Two Shipyards Submit Tender for STC's New Training Vessel

July 18, 2019
Two Shipyards Submit Tender for STC's New Training Vessel

Concordia Damen and Kooiman Marine Group have expressed interest in building STC Group's new training vessel Ab Initio by submitting a tender. The vessel is to be built to a conceptual design devised by STC's staff and students. In February 2020, a shipyard will be selected.

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Even without Wings TU Delft Solar Boat Wins World Championships

July 8, 2019
Even without Wings TU Delft Solar Boat Wins World Championships

After losing their hydrofoil two weeks before the World Championships in Monaco, the students of the TU Delft Solar Boat Team still managed to take the title last Saturday. It was the first time the team built a solar-powered boat for the open sea.

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Schoolchildren Design Sailfish Container Ship

July 1, 2019
Schoolchildren Design Sailfish Container Ship

The Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) challenged Dutch schoolchildren to design the ship of the future. The result: a container ship in the form of a sailfish with a retractable sail, a frictionless shark skin and a flexible moving tail.

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Hundreds Evacuated from Ferry in Incident Response Training

May 27, 2019
Hundreds Evacuated from Ferry in Incident Response Training

During a large-scale, mass evacuation exercise, the ferry Pride of Hull was evacuated. Hundreds of extras participated in the exercise, named LIVEX, which allowed different crisis organisations to train together.

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STC Group Orders Simulator Software for Maritime Training Centres

May 23, 2019
STC Group Orders Simulator Software for Maritime Training Centres

Maritime students at Rotterdam based STC Group will spend more time practicing their navigational skills after the school ordered new simulator classrooms. The systems will be ready for use by the end of August 2019, in time for the start of the new academic year.

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Lecturer Koelman: Rearranging Maritime Industry Requires Intensive R&D

May 23, 2019
Lecturer Koelman: Rearranging Maritime Industry Requires Intensive R&D

Intensive research and development are a prerequisite to make the maritime industry future-proof. In addition, simulation is to play a much larger role in maritime education. These are just some of the conclusions of the new lecturer Maritime Innovative Technologies Herbert Koelman at the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (MIWB) in the Netherlands.

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Develop Skills and Meet Maritime Industry at the Navingo Career Event

April 30, 2019
Develop Skills and Meet Maritime Industry at the Navingo Career Event

In addition to meeting top companies from the maritime, offshore and energy sector on the exhibition floor, the Navingo Career Event focuses on personal development through advancing skills and know-how.

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Simwave Opens Royal Caribbean Maritime Training Center

April 1, 2019
Simwave Opens Royal Caribbean Maritime Training Center

From now on, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. trains its technical and navigation crew at Simwave’s new training and simulation center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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Offshore Wind Offers Career Opportunities

March 19, 2019
Offshore Wind Offers Career Opportunities

The renewables industry is growing rapidly adding to a shortage of technicians. That is why Atlas Professionals, MHI Vestas and DOB-Academy (De Oude Bibliotheek-Academy) in Delft, The Netherlands will organise the Wind Experience Day.

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