A whale of a time! – a day out with Dax in Albany WA

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[…]

KES 16th Run: new topics & speakers for 13-15 March 2018

  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[…]

Key Elements bonus topic: ULSTEIN’s X-BOW and X-STERN wind ships.

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[…]

AMSA bans another Indonesian flag vessel from Australian waters: time for Indonesia’s shipowners to wake up?

The Australian Maritime Safety Agency (AMSA) has a well known reputation for operating one of the world’s toughest PSC (Port State Control) regimes. Stories include an elderly bulk carrier that was detained and was only allowed to leave Australia at the end of a tow line, en route to an Asian scrapyard. So Australia is[…]