Captain Robert Gordon
SeaProf’s founder, Captain Robert Gordon, LLB, LLM, is a Master Mariner and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. His experience includes twenty years as a Mariner, Ship’s Pilot and Surveyor, ten years as a Maritime Lawyer practicing in the City of London and over eighteen years as a P&I Correspondent, Defence Specialist and Claims Counsel in Singapore. Captain Gordon has been closely involved with Maritime Education since 2007 when he first started lecturing as an Adjunct Lecturer for the BI Norwegian Business School on their maritime courses in Vietnam and Indonesia. He now leads and presents BI’s shipping modules for NTU’s well known and MPA supported MSc in Maritime Transport programme.
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"Knowledge is Power"
The MCF Training Grant is available to Singapore Citizens and PR’s employed by a Singapore company. For Key Elements of Shipping (KES) 20 – 22 Nov 2018 course attendees, the MCF Grant is 50% of the course fee of SGD 3,725.00. Our ‘5 Step’ summary takes you through the simple KES registration process and application[…]
Participants will take away a career boosting comprehension of the complex and challenging business of shipping and the functions of its principal stakeholders. Our ‘Top 10’ outcomes are listed below. As a KES attendee you will: Experience a big picture view of ‘the Business of Shipping’ as the world’s ‘90% of everything’ transport industry, its multiple components and their[…]
Leading marine industry firms in Singapore that have already registered team members for the upcoming 16th Run of Key Elements of Shipping include ABN AMRO Bank, PSA Marine, DNV GL, OSM Ship Management, Odfjell Ship Management and FTAI Offshore Pte Ltd. Many of these companies are previous KES course clients. We very much value their[…]
Singapore is now world renowned for its city state dynamism and excellence in shipping, trading, port services and high tech ship building. But Singapore knows that to stay out in front, you must have a carefully charted voyage plan. And you need the skills and determination to implement and keep the maritime industry engine operating[…]
In a world where the incidence of major maritime oil spills has diminished during the past decade into insignificance, the ‘Sanchi’ collision that occurred at 8 pm local time on Saturday 6 January and about 160 n. miles east of Shanghai, provides a huge wake-up call to shipowners and their insurers. The ‘Sanchi’, a Suezmax[…]
BI Norwegian Business School, NTU and SeaProf: 10 years of academic partnership and MPA training grant support.
As we enter 2018, it comes to SeaProf’s mind that BI, NTU and SeaProf have been partners in the production of maritime academic excellence in Singapore for now over 10 years. All of this work has been encouraged and supported by what must be one of the world’s best maritime skills development programmes, the Singapore[…]
The holidays are a time when many of us must work to maintain essential services. But nothing can be more essential than the never ending transport of 90% of the world’s goods by sea. Without this unbroken service, the world as we know it would literally stop. Or, as the old maxim goes, “Half the[…]
My daughter Amanda and grandson Dax, who live in Canada, are visiting our small hobby farm near Albany WA (500 km. south of Perth). It’s a great little town that boasts no traffic lights, free parking everywhere, lots of fresh sea air and a long history (by Australian standards!) as the first British colony in[…]
SeaProf Course Calendar The Singapore KES course of 10 – 12 October 2017 marked the 15th Run milestone for the ‘Key Elements of Shipping’ course. The first KES course was delivered in 2010 through collaboration between SeaProf Executive Education and the BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo. The collaboration continues as the KES course steams[…]
SeaProf and the BI Norwegian Business School greatly value the time and dedication provided by all of our academic and industry guest speakers. Many of them have been supporting the production of the Key Elements of Shipping course since its first run in 2010. KES, now an iconic shipping course in Singapore, would not be[…]