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Lloyd's Maritime Academy courses for current and aspiring Harbour Masters

Lloyd's Maritime Academy Programmes and Courses

IHMA's partnership with Lloyd's Maritime Academy provides existing IHMA members with up to 15% discount on selected Lloyd's Maritime Academy distance learning courses while Lloyd's Maritime Academy students (non-members) will obtain a complimentary 12-months associate membership with the International Harbour Masters Association when enrolling on selected courses.

Diploma for Harbour Masters

The International Diploma for Harbour Masters is studied by part-time distance learning over one year with study designed to fit around busy work schedules. The course provides the marine safety and management knowledge required by harbour masters and port captains around the world, as well as their deputies and others with responsibility for the marine functions of a port or harbour. It is also ideal for anyone with an interest in preparing themselves to enter this profession, particularly seafarers.

The course has also been recognised by the University of Middlesex (London) and successful Diploma students qualify for advanced standing entry to an MBA (Harbour Masters) which can also be completed by part-time distance learning study.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 15% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES

IHMA and Executive Committee member, Capt N Sewnath, said: "It was a great experience for me and I can honestly say that this course did add value to me as a Harbour Master, it gave me a global perspective and focus and broadened my knowledge in terms of my role as a Harbour Master."

MSc in Port & Terminal Management

This is a level 7 course designed to offer port and terminal professionals a qualification guided by the industry to enhance their maritime knowledge.

Our newest MSc delivers the knowledge that employers want, exploring themes in port and terminal management and maritime logistics, combining all the strands to give you a more holistic view of shipping and how it works in the ports and terminals cluster.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES. PRESS THE BUTTON BELOW TO GET YOUR DISCOUNT.

Certificate in Maritime Transport Security

Transport security is a vast area - from the safety of the basic infrastructure of ports, terminals and harbours, to the safety of the shipping company, the ship and its systems, and the crew. It is increasingly vital that all involved in the industry are aware not only
of the basics of transport security, but also the latest dangers, the regulatory issues, and the methods of dealing with risk.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES.

Diploma in Maritime Management and Leadership

The Diploma in Maritime Management and Leadership will advance your skills and knowledge and assist in developing the confidence needed to manage in today’s changing maritime environment. It will enhance career prospects and your performance as a manager. Completion of the course demonstrates your professional credibility to employers, clients and peers. The course is suitable for both sea and shore-based staff and can be studied from anywhere in the world.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES. PRESS THE BUTTON BELOW TO GET YOUR DISCOUNT.

Certificate in Maritime Cyber Security

The shipping sector is growing digitally. Shipping companies need to understand the risk this causes in light of hacking and cyber-attacks. The Certificate in Maritime Cyber Security has been carefully designed for maritime professionals to understand the importance of cybersecurity for shorebased maritime industry activities, monitor cyber incident investigations and emergency response mechanisms, address existing threats and mitigate possible cyber-attacks.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES

Diploma in Maritime Safety Policies and Regulations

The Diploma in Maritime Safety Policies and Regulations provides a detailed exposure to the critical legal issues in maritime safety. It covers a variety of topics, giving students a thorough knowledge and understanding of safety law and how it is implemented and enforced in the maritime industry. This programme looks at safety law across the entire maritime industry, including regulation of offshore structures.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES. PRESS THE BUTTON BELOW TO GET YOUR DISCOUNT.

Certificate in KPIs for Ports and Terminals

Efficiently run ports and terminals are vital to global trade and it is ever more important that these crucial links in the supply chain constantly improve performance. To increase
profits and retain and attract customers, port and terminal managers must be able to identify which processes need to be improved across the operation.

This 12 week tutored distance learning course will provide you with the knowledge and tools to help you achieve these goals.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES. PRESS THE BUTTON BELOW TO GET YOUR DISCOUNT.

Certificate in Maritime Safety Management and the ISM code

Safety management is a critical factor in marine operations. This 12 week tutored online learning programme develops key understanding into how maritime safety management and the ISM Code is implemented in order to ensure safety.

The course continues to explore how compliance with maritime safety codes and regulations is just the beginning - and that creating an effective safety culture within an organisation can save even more than just lives.

FULL AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF THE IHMA QUALIFY FOR A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE COURSE FEES. PRESS THE BUTTON BELOW TO GET YOUR DISCOUNT.

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As a globally recognised organisation and partner of the International Maritime Pilots Association (IMPA), we directly contribute to the work of the International Maritime Organisation. With over 260 active pilot members, we have the experience and know-how to develop widely recognised industry guidelines including initial and continual pilotage training standards. AMPI continues to influence the development of world-leading practice and in doing so brings a higher level of safety to the ports and regions where our members operate.

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SeaWork UK 2023

SeaWork

The 24th edition of Europe’s largest on-water commercial marine and workboat exhibition, is a proven platform to build business networks. Delivering an international audience of visitors supported by our trusted partners, Seawork is the meeting place for the commercial marine and workboat sector. 

Seawork encompasses 12,000m2 of undercover halls featuring 600 exhibitors and over 70 vessels and items of floating plant & equipment on the quayside and pontoons

Features include:

  • The European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs) and Innovations Showcase.
  • The Conference programme helps visitors to keep up to date with the latest challenges and emerging opportunities.
  • The Careers & Training Day on Thursday 15 June 2023 delivers a programme focused on careers in the commercial marine industry.
  • Speed@Seawork on Monday 12 June at the Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes offers a sector specific event for fast vessels operating at high speed for security interventions and Search & Rescue.

For more information and to register to attend see:

Seawork.com

2023 Dates & Times
09:30 - 17:30 Tuesday 13 June 2023
09:30 - 17:30 Wednesday 14 June 2023
09:30 - 16:00 Thursday 15 June 2023

Exhibition Address
Mayflower Park
Southampton, 
SO14 2AN, United Kingdom

Contact

Commercial Marine Sales Team:
Tel: +44 1329 825 335 sales@seawork.com
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MILLAN PICAZO AUDITORIUM - Paseo de la Conferencia s/n 11207 Algeciras
port of algeciras spain

11th Biennial European Harbour Masters' Committee (EHMC) Seminar

EHMC Seminar

Over the next few years, new IMO and EU legislation will impact the current fleet of ships, but just over 95% of this fleet will transition to alternative fuels only after the ship's lifespan. nevertheless, legislation will oblige them to cut emissions while at the same time, new fuels will soon become available for the leaders of the future fleet.

This will be the subject for the next EHMC seminar which will take place on 4 and 5 May 2023 - the fuel transition phase and avoiding a gap between obligations on ships and what ports can offer them.

Host Port

The seminar is hosted by Algeciras Port Authority, which is leading the green transition in southern Europe.

Venue

The Port of Algeciras, Millán Picazo Center, 11207 Algeciras, Spain

Registration

Registration is now open and can be done via the link below.

Program

IMO: International legislation and incentives for voluntairy action;

EC: Legal EU requirements for ships and ports;

DNV: Energy Transition Outlook / Maritime forecast to 2050;

Caterpillar Marine: Ship owners choices for new ships and engines;

Availability of new fuels: production and trade;

Fuel Readiness Level: International tool to measure how ready ports and harbourmasters are for alternatively fueled vessels and bunkering;

The green strategies from the ports of Algeciras and Rotterdam;

Accomodation

A discount rate is offered by hotel Globales Reina Cristina, a 7-minute walk from the venue. The hotel has sufficient parking place for those who rent a car at f.i. the Malaga airport. Registration via  res.reinacristina@hotelesglobales.com. Discount code: Master 26790 – Autoridad Portuaria.

Online
TT Club Webinar - Port and terminal risks: single person incidents

TT Club’s Loss Prevention team is pleased to invite readers to join a webinar  discussion on single person incidents including slips, trips and falls. (www.ttclub.com )

Single person incidents make up 5% of TT’s port and terminal claims. This may seem like a small percentage, but it is the sixth most common claim seen and a single injury claim has the potential to be extremely costly.

According to TT’s claims data, 94% of bodily injury claims in the ports and terminals the Club insures are caused by operational human factors. This means that implementing procedures to reduce human error could drastically reduce these types of claims, which is what TT Club will be covering in its upcoming webinar.

During the session the following topics will be covered:

  • TT Club claims statistics
  • Identifying poor practices
  • Risk assessment
  • Incident prevention
  • Behaviours
  • Training

Guest speakers

Laurence Jones

Risk assessment director  TT Club

Laurence’s role in the TT Club covers advice and support in underwriting decisions and claims assessment, he works proactively with clients and industry to identify areas where risks may be reduced. Laurence is based in Sydney and travels to TT Club global offices and client sites on a regular basis. He is Deputy Chair of ICHCA International.

Richard Steele

Chief Executive Officer, ICHCA International

Richard is a safety and skills professional with a Masters in Training and Development who has been involved in the ports industry for 21 years. Prior to ports, Richard worked in the nuclear industry on safety and skills provision. Richard was the Learning and Development manager for Associated British Ports for 10 years and has led Port Skills and Safety for 11 years. He was appointed CEO of ICHCA in July 2021.

Mike Yarwood

Managing Director Loss Prevention, TT Club

Mike joined TT Club in 2010 as a Claims Executive providing advice to transport operator Members globally, having previously held operation management roles within the logistics industry for 13 years. Mike is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transport, a Technical Specialist Member of the Institute of Risk Management and a Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Enquiries

For further information and to register, readers are invited to see here: 

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4085460178719572752?dm_i=2RU,7ZV8G,8TBRJW,WP8MU,1

Virtual
mooring safety webinar

Hosted by IHMA sister organisation, The NauticaI Institute, this webinar will demonstrate and discuss essential safety messages for mooring safety addressing new equipment and modern vessels.

In June 2022 the popular mooring video ‘The Missing Link’ got a thorough update. Back in 2011, the European Harbour Masters’ Committee (EHMC) responded to concerns about knowledge gaps in the mooring process by commissioning a video titled “The Missing Link - improving the mooring processes”.  It appeared the mooring process had become the forgotten link in the nautical chain and consequently, content was developed by a number of organisations to address improvements in mooring safety.

Over the years thousands of copies of ‘The Missing Link’ videos were distributed worldwide and links to the videos have been accessible on the IHMA website for over a decade.  But as ships increased in size and mooring technology advanced, the original content of ‘The Missing Link’ became outdated. However, the issue is still of importance to Seafarers,  Harbour Masters and port users so the EHMC commissioned an update to the original video which is now complete.

The new series features seven short videos aimed at making the mooring process safer and more efficient for personnel and preventing damage to terminal equipment and vessels. Each video reflects current practices on:

Importance of safe mooring
Mooring plan
Mooring plan execution
Best practices during adverse conditions
How to maintain mooring lines (including maintaining records)
How to maintain mooring winches (including maintaining records)
How to select and install new mooring lines and tails

This webinar will be interactive, inviting feedback and questions from attendees. A certificate of participation is available to all those who attend.

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