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

Oct 2005

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  • Editorial (9)

    Editorial (9)

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    Maybe you do not need to think about people when designing a ship, or you get ‘rewarded’ for not involving them during build, but you cannot pretend that ships can run without a crew – at least not for the foreseeable future.

  • Communication skills are vital to safe ship operations

    Communication skills are vital to safe ship operations

    Captain Jan Horck, World Maritime University

    Communication is our most important human tool for understanding, co- operation and action. It also can make us confused and frustrated. To communicate is to interpret a message for its meaning.

  • A roller-coaster ride

    A roller-coaster ride

    Third Officer Kathy Baylis

    Passing the OOW oral examination in June 2004 was the culmination of three years intensive classroom study and 12 months practical experience at sea. The last year serving as third officer with a quality container ship operator has been a roller-coaster ride!

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Regulation

For the guidance of wise men and the blind obedience of fools