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Communication
Issue
14
Communication

Effective communication is the key to successful operations

May 2007

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  • Editorial (14)

    Editorial (14)

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    The ability to properly convey information by word of mouth and/or by written communication is important not only to the safety of ships’ crews, visitors and passengers, but also to the wellbeing of crews.

  • Whose culture? The impact of language and culture on safety and compliance at sea

    Whose culture? The impact of language and culture on safety and compliance at sea

    Catherine Logie Manager Marlins

    Successful teamwork depends on good communication: misunderstandings are often attributed to difficulties communicating in a common language. However, culture is also a contributing factor and has a significant impact on compliance, safety and performance.

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

    The IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases - a communicative Survival Kit

    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.

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