Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite

Nautical Institute HE Alert Microsite


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  • Editorial (9)

    Editorial (9)

    Issue No - 9 By .

    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.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Crew expectations

    Crew expectations

    Issue No - 8 By 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.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Know thy users - for they are not you!

    Know thy users - for they are not you!

    Issue No - 7 By Editorial

    A ship is comprised of a number of Systems; each system has a specific purpose and it can either operate alone or form a component part of a larger system. A System is a combination of interacting elements (human and/or machine) organized to achieve one or more stated purposes.

    Publish date: 13/09/2013

  • Making the difference

    Making the difference

    Issue No - 6 By Editorial

    Education is the gradual process of acquiring knowledge through learning and instruction. It is as much about the development of personal attributes through upbringing and observation as it is about gaining knowledge through textbooks.

    Publish date: 12/09/2013

  • Go to sea! A campaign to boost shipping industry recruitment.

    Go to sea! A campaign to boost shipping industry recruitment.

    Issue No - 19 By Efthimios E Mitropoulos, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization

    The global shortage of seafarers, especially officers, has already reached significant proportions and is now a source of genuine concern to all involved in the industry.

    Publish date: 12/09/2013