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November 7, 2016 5:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Nautical Institute, UK, has selected a new chief executive officer. Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI, currently the Institute’s chief operating officer, will take over from Philip Wake OBE RD* MSc FNI, who is retiring in May 2017 after 14 years in post. John took up the COO post in November 2015 in which he has had overall responsibility for the Institute’s specialised training services, including the industry-standard Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) accreditation and certification scheme. Read the rest of this entry »


April 25, 2016 5:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Two highly respected International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) documents, often written into contracts by clients, have been fully revised and published. ‘Guidelines for the Design and Operation of Dynamically Positioned Vessels’ (IMCA M103 Rev 2), and ‘Guidance on Failure Modes & Effects Analyses (FMEA)’ (IMCA M166 Rev 1) are both now freely available on the IMCA website. Read the rest of this entry »


June 17, 2015 7:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts


The Nautical Institute Director of Accreditation & Certification Services, Ms. Regina Bindao, has decided to develop her career in consultancy after seven years with The Nautical Institute. Ms. Bindao will leave at the end of August but will continue to provide consultancy services on a project basis to the Institute and other sectors of the industry.
Commenting on the changes, Philip Wake, Chief Executive of The Nautical Institute said: ‘In shipping, as in life, nothing remains the same for long and after four years of managing the increasing global demand from industry for our accreditation and certification services, Regina Bindao has decided to develop her career in a new and more independent direction and role. Regina joined the Institute in 2008 and has grown through the departments. Her good management skills consistently produced outstanding work and achievements in often challenging circumstances and services provided by this busy department. ‘
Recruitment for her successor is already underway.


May 7, 2015 12:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Great news – one of our Corporate Supporters, Bibby Shipmanagement is on the hunt for the best DP talent around. Do you have what it takes. If so take a look below and apply for the following vacancies available on DP vessels:

DP II PSV on RasGas Charter, Qatar – All officer Rank

DP III Heavy Lift/ Pipe lay Vessel – All Officer Ranks (with previous relevant experience)

DP I AHTS & DP II AHTS – NON DP (On ARAMCO Charter) – Master, Chief Engineer, Chief Officer, Second Engineer (with good offshore experience)

DP II Well Stimulation Vessel (Operating in Mumbai High on ONGC charter) – All Officer Ranks (With minimum 2 years rank experience on DP vessel) (28 days ON/OFF on regular basis)

DP I AHTS & DP II AHTS / PSV / DSV/ MPSV (Operating in Saudi waters/ worldwide) – Master, SDPO, DPO, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, Second Engineer

DP II AHTS (Operating in Indian Waters) – Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, Second Engineer

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