IMarEST Awards First Certificate Of Excellence To Bangladesh Marine Academy

Originally posted on January 20, 2020 on

"The Bangladesh Marine Academy has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) to recognise the exceptional quality of its maritime education and training provision.

The academy is the first to be awarded the certification, a joint initiative developed in partnership with The Nautical Institute (NI), which is available to academies and other educational bodies that offer training in marine-related subjects."

Bangladesh Marine Academy Receives Recognition from MNTB

Originally posted on January 17, 2020, on

"The Merchant Navy Training Board has awarded the Bangladesh Marine Academy Centre Recognition as its bid to raise global maritime training standards takes hold.

The Centre and Course Recognition accolades were developed last year by the MNTB to provide an independent assessment of maritime training around the world."

Breaking bad: Ship recycling and impact of HKC

Article Originally Posted on Safety at Sea

At the end of 2019, India signed the Hong Kong Convention (HKC) for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships. While this suggests a move towards better shipbreaking policy, SAS investigates the current issues with the HKC and the promise of a new EU Ship Recycling Regulation (SRR)