Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Library

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

  • Investing in training

    Investing in training

    Issue No - 20 By Captain David L Watkins, Fleet Safety, Security and Environmental Manager, The China Navigation Co Ltd.

    Captain Watkins reflects on some important human element issues. Hitherto, the senior officers on most of our ships would come from the Commonwealth countries but we are now seeing some good masters emerging particularly from the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), the Ukraine and the Philippines.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Regional Seafarers' Welfare Development Programmes

    Regional Seafarers' Welfare Development Programmes

    Issue No - 18 By Andrew Elliott, Operations Manager, International Committee on Seafarers' Welfare

    The International Committee on Seafarers' Welfare (ICSW ) Regional Seafarers' Welfare Development Programme emphasises the establishment of National Seafarers' Welfare Boards (NSWB) and Port Welfare Committees (PWC).

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Grappling with leadership skills

    Grappling with leadership skills

    Issue No - 25 By Professor Mike Barnett, Warsash Maritime Academy, Southampton Solent University

    Are leaders born or can they be made?
    What are the characteristics of a good leader? What aspects of leadership style does Horatio Nelson share with Nelson Mandela? Are leadership and managerial skills the same? Can you become a good leader by reading a book about it?

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Operational integrity - recognising and developing people

    Operational integrity - recognising and developing people

    Issue No - 33 By Elpiniki Stylogianni, HR Manager, Almi Tankers S.A, Greece

    "we have adopted the value of operational integrity as our guiding principle. This means reliability, responsibility and trust- worthiness. It is an ethos that is expected of all members of the team at all levels."

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Mentoring ... in the Maritime Industy

    Mentoring ... in the Maritime Industy

    Issue No - 31 By Murray Goldberg, Founder and CEO, Marine Learning Systems Inc

    By many estimates, as much as 70% of professional knowledge comes from various forms of informal learning. There are very few forms of informal learning as effective and personal as mentoring.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013