Maritime leaders already registered for KES 13-15 March?

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’s Maritime Road Map: on course & full ahead to 2025 and beyond

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[…]

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[…]

“Old [sea] dogs and new tricks”: Ulstein’s rapid adaption to market change.

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 –[…]