SeaProf Executive Education
SeaProf courses are developed in collaboration with leading international universities that offer well known specialisations in maritime industry subjects which are taught by top ranked maritime academics and practitioners.
SeaProf intensive short courses are held throughout the year. They are designed to meet the needs of busy maritime executives who are pressed for time and require training or updating which is both focused and concise.
SeaProf is proud of its client base which includes a large number of high profile shipping companies, charterers and ship operators, banks, brokers, lawyers and other marine industry service organisations.
SEAPROF - Knowledge & Advancement
SeaProf is specialist Maritime Executive Education company based in Singapore, one of the world’s leading container ports and maritime knowledge centres. It was established in 2010 to provide a dedicated education venue for the creation and production of both public and in-house maritime executive short courses in Singapore and the Asian region. SeaProf collaborates with long established and high caliber universities known for their shipping expertise, including the BI Norwegian Business School and the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA). Supporting organisations include the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Additionally, all SeaProf courses have received approval for financial support by the MPA’s Maritime Cluster Fund (MCF).
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"Knowledge is Power"
The Australian Maritime Safety Agency (AMSA) strikes Port State Control (PSC) fear into the black hearts of shonky ship owners and so it should. The concept of PSC, as entitled by both UNCLOS and SOLAS, was galvanised into action 20 years ago as a means of bringing badly managed and even corrupt Flags of Convenience[…]
A former seafarer’s vision of a ‘busman’s holiday’ has got to be a 9-day cruise from Southampton to Norway’s fjords on board Cunard’s newly refurbished ‘Queen Mary 2’. My wife, otherwise secretly known as ‘she who must be obeyed’, thought it would be a splendid idea. Having spent 22 years at sea, inclusive of much[…]
Human beings were never built to work at night. Our primeval body clock says it’s time to sleep and rest for the next dangerous day as a hunter gatherer. In short, our brains have not yet evolved to deal with the 24/7 business of shipping or a world that now operates in the same way.[…]
Most of us have seen the ‘Titanic’ movie but many of us will not know of the tremendous impact this terrible tragedy had in creating an international system for the regulation of ship, crew and passenger safety. This short article will focus on some of the key features of the ‘Titanic’ incident as the principal[…]
Shipping is well known as the ‘90% of Everything’ transport mode. However, it’s the freight volume and rates that are truly king. But what will be the impact on these ‘kingmaker’ factors in a world where ships load, navigate and discharge autonomously? READ MORE. . .
Last year saw a wild ride for the container sector with a number of major players choosing to ‘sell and consolidate’ over pending bankruptcy and Hanjin Shipping being earmarked as the world’s biggest ever shipping collapse. As always, over capacity was the core problem, driven by market disruptions which included both political and commercial impacts[…]
Due to on-going contraction in vessel supply and a healthy demand growth, the dry bulk shipping market is expected to recover during 2017 onwards, according to global shipping consultancy Drewry. Their most recent forecast, published last week, notes a better than expected outlook for dry bulk demand coupled with record levels of scrapping and a[…]
In today’s still stormy shipping market, it’s worth recalling that Darwin’s famous theory of evolution was not ‘the survival of the fittest’ but was actually ‘the survival of the quickest to adapt to change’. This week’s SeaBlog is about the commercial application of this theory to the business of offshore ship design and building –[…]
Singapore has no natural resources. Not even, apart from rain, its own supply of fresh water. But it does have a priceless location at the gate to the ‘over 100,000 ship transits per annum’ corridors of the Singapore and Malacca Straits. Singapore also benefits from a diligent, resourceful and well educated multi-cultural population. These key[…]
Shipping is a complex business that requires the optimum interaction of technology, regulation, marketing, commercial competence, risk management and high standards of seamanship. So where does one start learning about how it all works if you have not been involved in this business before? Or perhaps have been working in an administrative or service sector[…]