Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

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

  • Editorial (13)

    Editorial (13)

    Issue No - 13 By .

    Almost every accident investigation report these days will cite fatigue as one of the causal features of the accident. Many of these reports are of ship groundings or collisions due to the inattention of a 'fatigued' officer of the watch, because he was suffering from a lack of sleep...

    Publish date: 15/09/2013

  • Editorial (12)

    Editorial (12)

    Issue No - 12 By .

    It makes sense that a ship should be 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.

    Publish date: 15/09/2013

  • Editorial (11)

    Editorial (11)

    Issue No - 11 By .

    Integrating the Human Element into a complex system such as a ship is a bit like putting together a jigsaw puzzle. There are many component parts, some of which are readily identifiable and easy to link together such that the semblance of a picture soon begins to form.

    Publish date: 15/09/2013

  • Using good design practice to reduce slip, trip and fall accidents

    Using good design practice to reduce slip, trip and fall accidents

    Issue No - 17 By Nicolas MERY; Dr. Marc LASSAGNE & Jon McGREGOR

    Slips, trips and falls (STFs) are the leading causes of injuries for personnel working onboard commercial ships, sometimes even resulting in death. In addition to their human cost, STFs can also lead to significant expenses for shipowners, P&I clubs and insurance companies.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Editorial (10)

    Editorial (10)

    Issue No - 10 By .

    Regulation is required to ensure safer and secure shipping and cleaner oceans; and for the setting of common standards for ship and system design and build, for the education and training of the various stakeholders, and for operational procedures.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013