Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite
Building
Issue
8
Building

Testing times for the crew.

Jul 2005

Featured articles

  • Crew expectations

    Crew expectations

    Editorial

    When they eventually board their new ship, the expectations of the crew are of a ship that is ‘fit for
    purpose’ - designed and built with the user and the operational task in mind, taking into account the environmental conditions that it is likely to encounter during its working life.

  • Safety in the Shipbuilding and Repair Industry

    Safety in the Shipbuilding and Repair Industry

    Maurice Storey, CB, MBA(Hons), CEng, FIMarEST, FRINA, MCMS President IMarEST

    In the time I have spent in this industry safety has always been my number one priority; this edition of Alert! is focusing on the shipbuilding industry.

  • Human Factors Engineering deficiencies in ship construction

    Human Factors Engineering deficiencies in ship construction

    Gerald Miller, CPE, MA, BSc Human Factors Engineering Consultant

    Even though naval architects and marine engineers typically design a ship to a fine level of detail there is usually still some leeway left for the shipyard personnel to move or make adjustments to piping, equipment and wireways during the construction phase.

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Addressing the human element during build

Achieving validation and verification

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Issue
7

Design and usability

Know thy users - for they are not you!

Issue
9

Operations

It's time to stop pretending that ships can run without a crew!