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The US Coast Guard's Human Systems Integration (HSI) has become the technical and management approach to the entire lifecycle of systems that integrates human related issues into the technical and operational picture within the USCG acquisition community.Download PDF
Publish date: 16/06/2010
This paper analyses the latest "capstone" standards for Ergonomics and HCD in the context of ship systems and draws conclusions for design and its interface to design offices, shipyards and other stakeholders.
Publish date: 10/05/2010
A discussion of some of the issues involved in improving the safety and environmental performance of the commercial shipping industry.Download PDF
Publish date: 1/12/2009
Discussion of the effectiveness and efficacy of communication between the ship and the shore office and the effect of the barrage of emails on the already overworked Master and his crew and how these are affecting stress levels.Download PDF
Publish date: 8/10/2009
In maritime industry a general difference of opinion subsists in discrimination of Education and Training. A review of STCW Code reveals the fact that in many instances it seems to be completely ignored by experts and decision makers.Download PDF
Publish date: 7/10/2009