SAFETY4SEA Conference & Awards
2017
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Teekay delivers training courses in Glasgow

This video exposes Teekay's maritime training services in its Glasgow Training center where for the last two years, it has hosted more than 500 “students” – from cadets to experienced Masters and Chief Engineers. Teekay operates navigation and cargo management simulators with the aim to improve and maintain crew skills.

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DNV GL: Why investment in training is important

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The results of a DNV GL's recent survey on maritime safety in four regions reflected the industry’s focus on safety and presented direction on how to improve safety at sea. The main conclusion is that the crew is the key and that to improve safety at sea the community needs to invest in training and enhancing the safety culture. 

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Benefits of training leading to increased safety

Mr. Andreas Togantzis, Marine Engineer and Head of MAN PrimeServe Academy in Piraeus, talks about MAN Diesel & Turbo's training initiative which aims to provide technology knowledge to its customers operating company's engines, referring in detail to local activities. He highlights that training plays critical role to industry and requires a commitment by all stakeholders related to the training of seagoing personnel or their corresponding technical staff in the office.  

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Competent and well-trained crews: The only way to safety

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Dr. Marina Papaioannou, DNV GL – Maritime, argues that Behaviour Based Safety (BBS) can improve safety performance onboard. As she explains, it is a systematic process to identify, measure and positively impact the unsafe individual behavior of the human element. Considering that safety is a continuous fight with human nature, Dr. Papaioannou says that BBS will strengthen a safety culture onboard and emphasizes that training remains always the most efficient way for seafarers’ competency.

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New surveys to focus on seafarer training practices

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The World Maritime University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Media, on 29 June, establishing a partnership to conduct recurring global surveys on seafarer training practices. These surveys would help to provide insights for the continued development of the STCW Convention.

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Maritime industry is ready to embrace automation

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On the occasion of the Day of the Seafarer, Frank Coles, CEO of Transas, talks about the impact of the digital technologies on seafarers' role and welfare. Mr. Coles suggests that digitalization and automation will transform the industry by enhancing safety, but these are not enough to solve all safety-related problems, as crews with right skills and training is what the sector really needs.

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UK maritime sector highlighted ahead of Brexit

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As discussions over the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union get under way, Brexit negotiators have been reminded of the importance of the country’s maritime sector in negotiations and the need to provide enhanced seafarer employment and training, Nautilus International informed.

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