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.
Great technological developments knowledge, communication, participation must have sufficient knowledge to have transformed the societal topography onboard, just as in other industries. Many tasks previously perform- ed by hand can now be executed faster, cheaper and more accurately using machines.
You could say that IMO’s work on human element issues began formally in 1991 with the creation of the Joint MSC/MEPC Working Group on the role of the human element in maritime casualties, which was later renamed the Joint Working Group (JWG) on the Human Element.
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