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  • Safety in the Shipbuilding and Repair Industry

    Safety in the Shipbuilding and Repair Industry

    Issue No - 8 By Maurice Storey, CB, MBA(Hons), CEng, FIMarEST, FRINA, MCMS President IMarEST

    In the time I have spent in this industry safety has always been my number one priority; this edition of Alert! is focusing on the shipbuilding industry.

    Publish date: 9/09/2013

  • Improving the awareness of The Human Element

    Improving the awareness of The Human Element

    Issue No - 1 By David G Morrhouse, Chairman, Lloyds Register

    The maritime industry recognises that many accidents are the direct consequence of human failings and that in reality many of the others have a strong element of human involvement.

    Publish date: 8/09/2013

  • Corporate Social Responsibility - a tool for recruitment and retention of seafarers

    Corporate Social Responsibility - a tool for recruitment and retention of seafarers

    Issue No - 19 By Carla S Limcaoco, Vice-Chairman & Executive Managing Director, Philippine Transmarine Carriers Inc

    In December 2004, DNV Research group released a Technical Report: Corporate Social Responsibility in Shipping, which pointed out that while CSR has been raised higher on the agenda of most land-based industries, this has not been the case in the maritime sector.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Investing in training

    Investing in training

    Issue No - 20 By Captain David L Watkins, Fleet Safety, Security and Environmental Manager, The China Navigation Co Ltd.

    Captain Watkins reflects on some important human element issues. Hitherto, the senior officers on most of our ships would come from the Commonwealth countries but we are now seeing some good masters emerging particularly from the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), the Ukraine and the Philippines.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Regional Seafarers' Welfare Development Programmes

    Regional Seafarers' Welfare Development Programmes

    Issue No - 18 By Andrew Elliott, Operations Manager, International Committee on Seafarers' Welfare

    The International Committee on Seafarers' Welfare (ICSW ) Regional Seafarers' Welfare Development Programme emphasises the establishment of National Seafarers' Welfare Boards (NSWB) and Port Welfare Committees (PWC).

    Publish date: 2/09/2013