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Here you can browse through our online database library, containing articles, papers and industry reference material.

  • The hallmarks of a good HSEQ manager

    The hallmarks of a good HSEQ manager

    Issue No - 26 By Javier Quintero Saavedra, HSEQ Manager, TMGA

    For a company HSEQ policy and management system to succeed it needs to be everyone’s policy and system. If the choice is to have someone at the helm of HSEQ, particularly as the management representative, then that individual needs to be everyone’s HSEQ Manager.

    Publish date: 18/09/2013

  • Editorial (20)

    Editorial (20)

    Issue No - 20 By .

    Once upon a time, the majority of those who went to sea did so because they wanted to be the master or chief engineer of a ship - others simply wanted to go to sea. Very few had aspirations towards a career ashore.

    Publish date: 17/09/2013

  • Crew - the operator’s greatest challenge

    Crew - the operator’s greatest challenge

    Issue No - 25 By Dr Michael B Kennedy, Hellespont Steamship Corporation

    The operator’s greatest challenge is to achieve the most possible with those persons who are the ‘face’ of the ship. There are other human element challenges too: Keeping the charterer satisfied, negotiating with and appointing agents, buying or coordinating bunkers...

    Publish date: 17/09/2013

  • Adopting a Human Systems Integration approach to design

    Adopting a Human Systems Integration approach to design

    Issue No - 24 By Bonnie Novak, BMT Designers & Planners, Inc

    Human Systems Integration is the systems engineering discipline directed at addressing human perform- ance in technology development and system acquisition. This includes designing for human capability, proficiency, human utilization, accommodation, survivability, health and personnel safety...

    Publish date: 17/09/2013

  • Editorial (19)

    Editorial (19)

    Issue No - 19 By .

    The image of shipping is not good in the eyes of the general public, who rarely hear of any good news stories. Instead, they are informed of ships in difficulties in stormy weather, of freak waves, of groundings and of the subsequent pollution and its effect on the environment.

    Publish date: 16/09/2013