Bronze @ Monaco Solar Boat Challenge!

Bronze @ Monaco Solar Boat Challenge!

2017-07-17

Fantastic 3rd place in the overall rankings (A class) for the Antwerp Maritime Academy's solar boat! Congratulations to our team!

 
Graduation ceremony 2016-2017

Graduation ceremony 2016-2017

2017-07-07

A happy and sunny day for our 65 graduates! They obtained their diploma today! Congratulations and good luck!

 
Nantong Shipping College visits HZS

Nantong Shipping College visits HZS

2017-07-03

A delegation from Nantong Shipping College visited the Antwerp Maritime Academy. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in consideration of future cooperation.

 
Congratulations dr. Noble!

Congratulations dr. Noble!

2017-06-29

Alison Noble successfully defended her doctoral thesis, entitled ‘Maritime English put to the test!'. Congratulations on your graduation dr. Noble!

 
And the winners are...

And the winners are...

2017-05-31

For the third time, our Students' Council organised the 'Antwerp Maritime Academy Awards', a Best Lecturer Election. And the winners are...

 
HZS students aboard RV Simon Stevin

HZS students aboard RV Simon Stevin

2017-05-22

Every academic year HZS students go aboard RV Simon Stevin as part of the Advanced Maritime Ecology course. Take a look at our photoreport!

 
They are back!

They are back!

2017-04-27

On the 21st of April, our first year's students returned from their training at sea aboard the Dar Mlodziezy. Take a look at our photoreport!

 
HZS @ EDHEC 2017 (2)

HZS @ EDHEC 2017 (2)

2017-04-10

A 7th place in the students' competition in the Trophée Mer, good vibes, 'amitié & ambiance': our 7 students had an excellent time at Course Croisière EDHEC!

 
Training at sea @ Dar Mlodziezy

Training at sea @ Dar Mlodziezy

2017-04-07

On the 25th of March, our first year's students left Antwerp for their training at sea aboard the Dar Mlodziezy. Take a look at our photoreport!

 
Photoreport AMACORT Symposium

Photoreport AMACORT Symposium

2017-04-03

Take a look at the photoreport of the international symposium on maritime corrosion and biofouling, organized at the Antwerp Maritime Academy on the 3th of April.

 
HZS @ EDHEC 2017

HZS @ EDHEC 2017

2017-03-30

This year 7 HZS students will be participating in the EDHEC Sailing Race (31 March-8 April) ! Good luck guys!

 
Relieve the watch @ HZS

Relieve the watch @ HZS

2017-03-17

Captain Patrick Blondé publicly appoints captain Rowan Van Schaeren as his successor at the Argonaut Gala Evening (picture taken on the 24st of February @ Elisabeth Center).

 
Poster competition: the winners are...

Poster competition: the winners are...

2017-03-15

Each academic year, our Master students in Nautical Sciences participate in a competition to create posters on ecological topics. The winners for 'Best Content' and 'Most Original Presentation' are...

 
Opencampusdag @ HZS

Opencampusdag @ HZS

2017-03-13

Photoreport of our Open Day ("Opencampusdag", Saturday 11 March)

 
Brilliant research @ HZS

Brilliant research @ HZS

2017-03-08

The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) conferred the ‘Brilliant Marine Research Idea’ award to Raf Meskens for his research idea entitled ‘A dynamic testing platform for anti-fouling coatings’.

 
HZS @ European Shipping Week

HZS @ European Shipping Week

2017-02-27

On the 27th of February, capt. Patrick Blondé, director general of the Antwerp Maritime Academy, participated in a joint social partners event at the European Shipping Week.

 
HZS staff visits EXMAR Tanker

HZS staff visits EXMAR Tanker

2017-02-01

In January 2017 staff from the Antwerp Maritime Academy (AMA/HZS) got the chance to visit EXMAR’s midsize LPG Tanker Waasmunster at Damen Shipyard Vlissingen.

 
AMA hosts MariLANG partner meeting

AMA hosts MariLANG partner meeting

2017-01-27

The MariLANG 3rd transnational partner meeting was hosted by Antwerp Maritime Academy on 16th and 17th January 2017.

 
Dr. Van Schaeren next general manager

Dr. Van Schaeren next general manager

2016-12-22

On the 22nd of December the Supervisory Board of the Antwerp Maritime Academy appointed dr. Rowan Van Schaeren as the next general manager.

 
HZS @ EUVocationalSkills Week

HZS @ EUVocationalSkills Week

2016-12-06

Antwerp Maritime Academy's student Brecht Ketelers (3rd Bach Marine Engineering) was one of the speakers at the opening event of the European Vocational Skills week.

 
HZS @ MIRGEX

HZS @ MIRGEX

2016-10-13

100 HZS students and 12 HZS teachers participated in an international evacuation exercise on board of the cruise ferry Oscar Wilde.

 
Alison Noble consultant  for IMO course

Alison Noble consultant for IMO course

2016-09-28

Alison Noble was appointed external Consultant for the recent IMO MEITC (Maritime English Instructor Training Course) held in Abidjan from 29th August to 2nd September.

 
September Graduation Ceremony 2015-2016

September Graduation Ceremony 2015-2016

2016-09-16

Happy faces at the September Graduation Ceremony 2015-2016! 19 students graduated on the 16th of September! Congratulations!

 
New PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Linda Van Dessel

New PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Linda Van Dessel

2016-09-12

Linda Van Dessel successfully defended her doctoral thesis, entitled ‘Confidence in the use of nautical instruments: risk analysis’.

 
Dynamic positioning Induction Course @ HZS

Dynamic positioning Induction Course @ HZS

2016-08-15

In september 2016 and March 2017 the Antwerp Maritime Academy will be offering a five-day Dynamic Positioning – Induction Course.

 
Tall Ships Races 2016

Tall Ships Races 2016

2016-07-15

Beautiful pictures of the Parade of Sail, the closing event of the Tall Ships Races 2016. Enjoy!

 
Graduation ceremony 2015-2016

Graduation ceremony 2015-2016

2016-07-04

Happy faces, good vibes and (almost) no rain at the Graduation Ceremony 2015-2016! 48 students graduated on the 1st of July!

 
Final partner meeting VTS-BOT project

Final partner meeting VTS-BOT project

2016-05-26

From 16-20 May Alison Noble was in Japan for the final partner meeting and conclusion of the VTS-Bot project, funded by IAMU and sponsored by the Nippon Foundation.

 
Popeyes 2016

Popeyes 2016

2016-05-24

For the second time, our Students' Council organised the 'Antwerp Maritime Academy Awards', a Best Lecturer Election. And the winners are...

 
Establishing connections in Mexico

Establishing connections in Mexico

2016-05-01

HZS student François Requier went to Mexico within the framework of his Master thesis. He received a VLIR-UOS Travel Grant and support from the HZS.

 
Good job, Arne!

Good job, Arne!

2016-04-15

We are proud to announce that HZS graduate Arne Good won the Graduate Research Award at the European Marine Engineering Awards!

 
Alumni HZS meet in Zeebrugge

Alumni HZS meet in Zeebrugge

2016-03-24

The 24th of March, 70 alumni of the Antwerp Maritime Academy in Antwerp convened in the Port of Zeebrugge. The speaker of the evening was the Governor of West Flandres, Carl Decaluwé.

 
High Voltage Safety Training

High Voltage Safety Training

2016-02-22

The Antwerp Maritime Academy organizes a training module to understand the functional, operational and safety requirements for a marine high voltage system.

 
Holiday greetings!

Holiday greetings!

2015-12-14

The Antwerp Maritime Academy is wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 
Pray for Paris

Pray for Paris

2015-11-16

The Supervisory Board, the staff and the students of the HZS express their condolences to our French students and families after the terrorist attacks in Paris.

 
Alison Noble attends IMEC27

Alison Noble attends IMEC27

2015-11-10

From 12-16th October, Alison Noble attended the IMLA-International Maritime English Conference (IMEC27) which was held in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

 
'Talking our way to safer shipping'

'Talking our way to safer shipping'

2015-10-08

Interesting article on the SeaTALK Project, featuring our Maritime English lecturer Alison Noble, in the September's issue of The Nautilus Telegraph!

 
HZS and IMBG make project concrete

HZS and IMBG make project concrete

2015-09-09

On the 9th of September the corrosion team of the Antwerp Maritime Academy and the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics (IMBG) hold a meeting on their NATO-project.

 
IAMU CHAT-BOT kicks off!

IAMU CHAT-BOT kicks off!

2015-06-02

At the end of May Alison Noble visited Jade Hogeschule in Elsfleth, Germany, for the kick-off meeting of the IAMU-funded project “VTS-BOT”.

 
And the winners are...

And the winners are...

2015-05-28

For the first time, our Students' Council organised the 'Antwerp Maritime Academy Awards', a Best Lecturer Election.

 
Cranfield @ HZS

Cranfield @ HZS

2015-05-27

On Wednesday the 27th of May 20 students of the Cranfield School of Management visited the Antwerp Maritime Academy as part of their Antwerp Study Tour 2015.

 
Research @ HZS

Research @ HZS

2015-05-20

Flanders Knowledge Area produced a report on Research at Flanders' University Colleges, featuring the Antwerp Maritime' expertise on corrosion.

 
Become Maritime Piracy Security Agent

Become Maritime Piracy Security Agent

2015-05-19

The Antwerp Maritime Academy launches a new training module called ‘Maritime Piracy Security Agent’.

 
ECSA delegation visits HZS

ECSA delegation visits HZS

2015-03-15

A delegation of ECSA (European Community Shipowners’ Association) visited the Antwerp Maritime Academy on the 5th of March.

 
New training module on High Voltage Safety

New training module on High Voltage Safety

2015-03-14

The Antwerp Maritime Academy will launch a new training module to understand the functional, operational and safety requirements for a marine high voltage system.

 
Offshore central topic of Alumni meeting

Offshore central topic of Alumni meeting

2014-11-18

Students and former students of the Academy attended a meeting where career opportunities in the offshore business were presented.

 
HZS staff attend IMLA-IMEC26

HZS staff attend IMLA-IMEC26

2014-07-31

HZS Faculty of Sciences members presented papers at the IMLA-IMEC Conference held at Terschelling.

 
Next stop: Monte Carlo!

Next stop: Monte Carlo!

2014-06-28

After the Frisian Solar Challenge, our solar boat team will participate in the Solar 1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014.

 
New solar boat for Frisian Solar Challenge

New solar boat for Frisian Solar Challenge

2014-06-27

The Academy is taking part for the 4th time in the solar race in Friesland and has developed a new boat.

 
Integrated Fieldwork for Hydrograhy students

Integrated Fieldwork for Hydrograhy students

2014-06-21

Hydrography students participated in a hydrographic survey project (part of Integrated Fieldwork).

 
Poster competition to highlight ecological topics

Poster competition to highlight ecological topics

2014-05-13

Content and creativity in our yearly poster competition: the winners have been announced.

 
HZS Solar Boat “Most efficient vessel”

HZS Solar Boat “Most efficient vessel”

2014-05-13

Our solar boat participated in a race organized by the Flemish Authorities to promote efficient inland navigation.

 
Workshop Hydrography on Tidal Energy Atoll

Workshop Hydrography on Tidal Energy Atoll

2014-05-12

The Antwerp Maritime Academy was the venue of a workshop organised by the Hydrographic Society Benelux.

 
Excellent results for our teams at EDHEC

Excellent results for our teams at EDHEC

2014-05-03

Teams from our Academy successfully participated in the 46th edition of the EDHEC Sailing Cup.

 
Academy to submit scientific project to NATO

Academy to submit scientific project to NATO

2014-04-15

NATO accepted an Academy project, which will be further developed in cooperation with the Ukrainian IMBG institute.

 
Sea training aboard the Dar Mlodziezy

Sea training aboard the Dar Mlodziezy

2014-03-24

Our first year students left Antwerp for 4 weeks of training at sea.

 
Antwerp Maritime Academy to organise STCW Refresher Courses

Antwerp Maritime Academy to organise STCW Refresher Courses

2014-03-20

The STCW 2010 Manila Amendments oblige the renewing of safety related training courses.

 
Students will participate in Transland Challenge

Students will participate in Transland Challenge

2014-03-01

Rémy Fleury and François Caminade will participate in the Transland Challenge, a 15 day journey through South Morocco.

 
Kick-off meeting for Horizon 2020 project

Kick-off meeting for Horizon 2020 project

2014-02-20

A new project will lift the Academy's research on corrosion to a European level.

 
Alumni meet at the Red Star Line Museum

Alumni meet at the Red Star Line Museum

2013-11-14

More than 100 former students of our Academy participated in the Alumni Evening on 13 November 2013.

 
Alumni HZS participated in Antwerp Race

Alumni HZS participated in Antwerp Race

2013-10-23

Two teams of HZS alumni participated in the Antwerp Race on 19 October 2013. They manned the "Mistress" in the CR1 class and the "BENE" in the CR2 class.

 
INTERMAR officially launched

INTERMAR officially launched

2013-10-21

In September two professors of our Academy, Ludwina Van Son and Alison Noble, travelled to Lisbon to take part in the final conference and launch of the INTERMAR project.

 
Training session in Advanced Fire Fighting

Training session in Advanced Fire Fighting

2013-10-17

There is a growing demand from maritime companies as well as public authorities for external nautical training.

 
Academy students team up for sailing competition

Academy students team up for sailing competition

2013-10-07

STUVO HZS is supporting a student sailing team. It will participate in various sailing races organized in France.

 
HZS-STUVO flag on top of Mont Blanc

HZS-STUVO flag on top of Mont Blanc

2013-08-06

Two of our students, Axel Van Royen and Rik Malfait, were among a group of Antwerp students to climb the Mont Blanc.

 
Fast Rescue Boat training

Fast Rescue Boat training

2013-07-01

The last training course of the present academic year was “Fast Rescue Boat”.

 
Academy participating in SeaTalk

Academy participating in SeaTalk

2013-05-13

Antwerp Maritime Academy and the University of Antwerp are currently participating as partners in the recently approved EU SeaTalk Project.

 
Belgian programme ‘Hydrography B’ recognised by IHO

Belgian programme ‘Hydrography B’ recognised by IHO

2013-05-02

The Hydrography B programme of the Institute for Hydrography (IVH) has been accredited by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).

 
New PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Helen Verstraelen

New PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Helen Verstraelen

2013-03-29

Helen Verstraelen, professor at our Academy, successfully defended her doctoral thesis on Corrosion in ballast tanks on board of merchant vessels.

 
Alison Noble joins IMLA-IMEC Steering Committee

Alison Noble joins IMLA-IMEC Steering Committee

2012-10-29

From 1-4 October one of our Maritime English lecturers, Alison Noble, attended IMEC24 (International Maritime English Conference).

 
New PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Rowan Van Schaeren

New PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Rowan Van Schaeren

2012-03-21

Rowan Van Schaeren, professor at our Academy, successfully defended his doctoral thesis on Terminal Optimization, to become the second Doctor in Nautical Sciences.

 
Academy team to compete again in Frisian Solar Challenge

Academy team to compete again in Frisian Solar Challenge

2012-03-07

For the third time, the Antwerp Maritime Academy (AMA) will participate in the DONG Energy Solar Challence, a race for solar boats organized in The Netherlands.

 
First PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Capt. Kris De Baere

First PhD in Nautical Sciences awarded to Capt. Kris De Baere

2011-07-04

Capt. Kris De Baere, head of our Education Unit “Exploitation and Ship Technique”, successfully defended his doctoral thesis on Corrosion in balast tanks on board of merchant ships, to become the first Doctor in Nautical Sciences.