Links to interesting Maritime News
Costa Concordia reassessed
(Courtesy of SOMMSA)
INVITATION TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF
MARITIME ECONOMICS EDUCATOR
LAWHILL MARITIME CENTRE, SIMON’S TOWN
Unique in Africa and currently in its 22nd year of operation, Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre (www.lawhill.org) offers a maritime education programme for about 140 co-ed students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 (ages 15 to 17 years). The Centre also offers accommodation for 66 boarders from all over South Africa and is funded entirely by grants from the maritime industry.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS...OR VISIT www.lawhill.org TO VIEW THE DETAILS
IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) has agreed on a 2020 implementation date for the global 0.5% sulphur cap. From this year on, sulphur emissions from marine fuels will be restricted under MARPOL Annex VI. (IMarEst)
MAN Makes Move With ME
After a long development, MAN has updated its ME engine platform with the new G90ME-C10 diesel.
COMMENT ON MARITIME CURRICULUM
The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has published a number of documents on their website for public comment prior to them being loaded onto the QCTO System where they will be verified on the National Qualification Framework. The industry has until 5 November to make comments. The following qualifications are listed:
1. Aids to Navigation Technician
2. Aids to Navigation Manager
3. Commercial Diver
4. VTS Supervisor
5. Ship's Master
6. Marine Engineer
7. Dock Master
8. Maritime SRMC
CLICK HERE to download the documents. Please respond in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org the senior manager for curriculum development.