Regional Training Course for Maritime English Instructors in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

As part of the IMO Support to Maritime Development, Latin America, IMO has contracted the services of WMU to deliver a Regional Training Course for Maritime English Instructors.  The course will be held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia from 21 to 25 November 2016.

GloBallast Partnership Programme: Training Package on RA and PBBS

Development and delivery of training package on the practical aspects of Risk Assessment (RA) and Port Biological Baseline Surveys (PBBS) related to the implementation of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention:
The main objective of this project is the development of a programme and training materials and delivery of an interactive 2-day training workshop on the practical aspects of Risk Assessment (RA) and Port Biological Baseline Surveys (PBBS) related to the implementation of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention.

Regional Training Course for Maritime English Instructors, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The objective of this Consultancy is to update the skills and competence of maritime English instructors and enhance the capacity of the maritime training institutions in the participating countries from the sub-region to effectively implement the requirements of the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended.

SENSREC, WP4, Part 2

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) project on Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh (SENSREC), Work Package 4, Phase II, was awarded to an ACS led consortium of which WMU is a partner.

The project, that is a continuation of SENSREC, Phase I, commenced in April 2016 and is expected to conclude by the end of November 2016.  Associate Professor Raphael Baumler is the project leader for WMU.

Support to Maritime Development, Asia (Sub regional Maritime English Instructors Training Course)

The objective of this Consultancy is to update the skills and competence of maritime English instructors and enhance the capacity of the maritime training institutions in the participating countries from the subregion to effectively implement the requirements of the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended.

SENSREC

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) project on Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship Recycling in Bangladesh (SENSREC), Work Package 4, Phase I, has been awarded to a WMU led consortium.

The project commenced on 9 Sep 2015 and falls under the WMU Maritime Risk and Safety (MaRiSa) research group. Associate Professor Raphael Baumler is the project leader supported by Research Associate Aditi Kataria.

SEEMP

IMO, through its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) has been carrying out substantive work on the reduction or limitation of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping since 1997, following the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol and the 1997 MARPOL Conference. While to date no mandatory GHG instrument for international shipping has been adopted, IMO has given significant consideration to the matter and has been working with a view to adopting a package of technical provisions to include:

- an energy efficiency design index (EEDI) for new ships;