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.

  • On being a maritime lecturer

    On being a maritime lecturer

    Issue No - 29 By Claire Pekcan, Senior Lecturer, Warsash Maritime Academy

    Maritime education and training has seen a progressive shift from further education to higher education in recent years, which has brought about changes in how we teach our maritime professionals, and in the skills and abilities required of maritime lecturers.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Automation, STCW and electronics officers

    Automation, STCW and electronics officers

    Issue No - 15 By Captain Ricardo E Jiménez Shipmaster

    The idea of the automated process is to reduce operators - something convenient in this age of crew reductions and saving costs - assisting with physical and mental requirements of the work.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Intent versus implementation

    Intent versus implementation

    Issue No - 10 By Roland Ives, MBA, CEng, MRINA Lloyd’s Register

    Many in the marine industry perceive that the gulf between the intent of regulations and their practical implementation is getting wider. In certain cases this is creating an environ- ment ripe for errors and uncertainty and therefore for even more regulations.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Winners and losers  an oft mentioned perception

    Winners and losers an oft mentioned perception

    Issue No - 28 By Captain Andy Glass, Manager, Assessment & Inspection, BP Shipping Ltd

    This article considers how the human element relates to my role running the Assessment and Inspection department in BP Shipping. The department is responsible for approximately 3,500 bespoke pieces of assessment a year, largely SIRE ship inspections.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • The IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases - a communicative Survival Kit

    The IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases - a communicative Survival Kit

    Issue No - 14 By Professor Peter Trenkner Principal author IMO SMCP

    Investigations into the human factor regarding disasters at sea, which focused on communication behaviour, revealed that one third of accidents happen primarily due to insufficient command of Maritime English.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013