MARAD Designates 27 Centers of Excellence

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the designation of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education (CoE). The CoE designation recognizes community colleges and training institutions that prepare students for careers in the U.S. maritime industry. These academic institutions are located in 16 states and one U.S. territory. Continue reading “MARAD Designates 27 Centers of Excellence”

Mersey Maritime Exchange Conference Jun 25

Industry body Mersey Maritime is holding its third annual Maritime Exchange conference on Friday, June 25, 2021. The conference will be a hybrid virtual and in-person event. The Mersey Maritime Exchange will serve as a platform for the maritime sector to come together to review progress on implementing the U.K.’s flagship national maritime strategy, MaritimeContinue reading “Mersey Maritime Exchange Conference Jun 25”

Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment

Daphne Technology, a climate tech start-up that has designed and patented proven solutions to reduce air and sea pollution for ships, has partnered with Crowdcube, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, to offer a stake in the company to the public. According to Dr. Mario Michan, founder and CEO of Daphne Technology, the company hasContinue reading “Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment”

White Paper: Investing in Blue Tech Clusters

TMA BlueTech and The Ocean Foundation co-sponsored a white paper entitled “The Blue Wave: Investing in BlueTech Clusters.” The two organizations call for a U.S. Apollo-style “Blue Wave Mission,” focused on innovative technology and services to promote sustainable usage of the ocean and freshwater resources. Within this critical report is a number of recommendations that would increase access toContinue reading “White Paper: Investing in Blue Tech Clusters”

Cybersecurity Webinar May 26

On May 26, ABS Group will host a webinar on “OT Cybersecurity: How to Evolve Faster Than Cyber Criminals” at 10 a.m. CDT. It will cover: Current industry perspectives on cybersecurity How to invest in cost-effective OT expertise for your organization The advantages of remote monitoring and managed services Learn more here.