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  • The need for human element competence among Classification Society Surveyors

    The need for human element competence among Classification Society Surveyors

    Issue No - 28 By Olivia Walker, Curriculum Leader, Senior Specialist – Human Element, Lloyd’s Register

    One way for the human element to make an impact on a large scale is through the inclusion of ergonomic design requirements in Classification Rules and Regulations. Class provides a means, with corresponding verification, to make far-reaching ergonomic improvements.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013

  • The human elements are what they are, and they are what make us human

    The human elements are what they are, and they are what make us human

    Issue No - 27 By Brady Hogg, Curriculum Leader, Marine Engineering & John Leyland, Lecturer in Management Fleetwood Nautical Campus

    The human element is a generic term to describe what makes humans behave the way they do and the consequences that result. As a subject it is of great importance to everyone in the maritime industry because we all rely on the contributions of each other to succeed in our business.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013

  • The hallmarks of a good HSEQ manager

    The hallmarks of a good HSEQ manager

    Issue No - 26 By Javier Quintero Saavedra, HSEQ Manager, TMGA

    For a company HSEQ policy and management system to succeed it needs to be everyone’s policy and system. If the choice is to have someone at the helm of HSEQ, particularly as the management representative, then that individual needs to be everyone’s HSEQ Manager.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013

  • Editorial (20)

    Editorial (20)

    Issue No - 20 By .

    Once upon a time, the majority of those who went to sea did so because they wanted to be the master or chief engineer of a ship - others simply wanted to go to sea. Very few had aspirations towards a career ashore.

    Publish date: 17/09/2013

  • Crew - the operator’s greatest challenge

    Crew - the operator’s greatest challenge

    Issue No - 25 By Dr Michael B Kennedy, Hellespont Steamship Corporation

    The operator’s greatest challenge is to achieve the most possible with those persons who are the ‘face’ of the ship. There are other human element challenges too: Keeping the charterer satisfied, negotiating with and appointing agents, buying or coordinating bunkers...

    Publish date: 17/09/2013