Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

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Here you can browse through our online database library, containing articles, papers and industry reference material.

  • Developing a Climate of Trust: the Human Face of Shipping

    Developing a Climate of Trust: the Human Face of Shipping

    Issue No - 11 By Nikolaos P Ventikos, National Technical University of Athens

    In principle, all involved stakeholders should focus on continuously enhancing the quality of work and of onboard living conditions for crews; this way, the maritime sector can benefit in terms of effectiveness, safety and environment friendliness.

    Publish date: 12/09/2013

  • An understanding of what makes human error less likely lies at the heart of loss prevention

    An understanding of what makes human error less likely lies at the heart of loss prevention

    Issue No - 23 By Chris Spencer, International Group of P&I Clubs

    Whenever there is an accident on board ship you can be sure of one thing: human error will be to blame. Understanding the full implications of this fundamental truth lies at the heart of loss prevention at all P&I Clubs, and how they ensure that lessons are absorbed so that mistakes are less likely

    Publish date: 12/09/2013

  • Usability in the maritime industry

    Usability in the maritime industry

    Issue No - 7 By Dr Jonathan Earthy, Principal Human Factors Specialist Lloyd’s Register

    The usability of systems is described in terms of the efficiency, effectiveness and satisfaction of users performing tasks with the system in a defined context of use. This goal-based view of system performance offers considerable benefits in design.

    Publish date: 12/09/2013

  • Essential skills for addressing human element issues in a shipping company

    Essential skills for addressing human element issues in a shipping company

    Issue No - 22 By Cecilia Österman, Marine Engineer, Chalmers University of Technology

    Great technological developments knowledge, communication, participation must have sufficient knowledge to have transformed the societal topography onboard, just as in other industries. Many tasks previously perform- ed by hand can now be executed faster, cheaper and more accurately using machines.

    Publish date: 12/09/2013

  • Quality, Safety and Security - trust and mistrust

    Quality, Safety and Security - trust and mistrust

    Issue No - 5 By Captain Ajay Achuthan

    Legislation must have a structured way of creeping up into the human body, mind and soul. If not, it leaves behind scars caused by the implementation process. Even though it is intended towards sustainable development of the human being and our environment, it also seems to cause stress & conflict.

    Publish date: 11/09/2013