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

  • Factoring in the human element in the design of ships

    Factoring in the human element in the design of ships

    Issue No - 24 By Captain Peter Holloway, Managing Director, London Offshore Consultants Ltd

    In factoring in the human element in the design of ships, a designer must understand how those responsible for managing the cargo systems and operat- ing the vessel at sea go about their business, in what conditions and over what period of time.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • The Human Element in the work of the IMO

    The Human Element in the work of the IMO

    Issue No - 12 By Koji Sekimizu Director, Maritime Safety Division International Maritime Organization

    The lone figure standing atop the international memorial to seafarers outside the London headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is symbolic of the importance that IMO attaches to the human element in shipping.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Routine should spring from the core - not the checklist

    Routine should spring from the core - not the checklist

    Issue No - 16 By Captain ESR McAllister, FNI Shipmaster

    The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘complacent’ as ‘smug and uncritically satisfied with oneself or one’s achievements’. Mao Zedong said simply: Complacency is the enemy of study.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • On being a maritime lecturer

    On being a maritime lecturer

    Issue No - 29 By Claire Pekcan, Senior Lecturer, Warsash Maritime Academy

    Maritime education and training has seen a progressive shift from further education to higher education in recent years, which has brought about changes in how we teach our maritime professionals, and in the skills and abilities required of maritime lecturers.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013

  • Automation, STCW and electronics officers

    Automation, STCW and electronics officers

    Issue No - 15 By Captain Ricardo E Jiménez Shipmaster

    The idea of the automated process is to reduce operators - something convenient in this age of crew reductions and saving costs - assisting with physical and mental requirements of the work.

    Publish date: 2/09/2013