GL Academy Update

By MarEx 2011-06-01 13:34:37

Advanced Maritime Accident Investigations and Analysis
June 13, 2011 - Houston, TX

Content / Course objective
The course will focus on accident analysis tools suitable for use in the maritime industry. The participants will be able to improve their skills regarding casualty investigation and analysis. As a result of tools and procedures introduced the participants will be able to lead investigations and to carry out a thorough analysis of accidents and incidents.


  • Reconstructing the accident event sequence
  • Interviewing techniques and systematic gathering of evidence
  • The concept of safety barriers in shipping operations and post-incident safety analysis

Who should attend
Shipping Companies, Superintendents, nautical officers, engineers, maritime attorneys, pilots, port state officials

David Dolan-Mr. Dolan worked closly with the IMO for Flag State Marine Investigations, attended the NTSB Marine Investigation course, and has worked as a Marine Investigation for over 15 years.

Your investment:  $475 USD, inclusive of all course materials and lunch is provided.


TMSA Workshop- Risk Assessment, Change Management, Incident Investigation
June 14-15, 2011 - Houston, TX

Content / Course objective
A systematic approach and the application techniques for incident investigation based on the requirements of TMSA element 8 is imparted. Individual steps of the process are exemplified with practical exercises.  You will gain knowledge of practival risk assessment and incident investigation.


  • Practical step-by-step approach to risk assessment: system and hazard identifiction
  • The application of change management according to TMSA
  • Methods of incident investigation and analysis according to TMSA

Who should attend
Shipping Companies, Technical directors (CTO), managing directors (CEO), superintendents, quality managers,  designated persons, nautical officers, engineers

Mr. David Dolan- Mr. Dolan was first certified as a Tankerman PIC in 1997 at Texas A&M Galveston, and has since worked with taker complanies in integrating and developing TMSA guidelines and best business practice for their companies.

Your investment:  $787 USD (inclusive of all course materials and lunch is provided)


Internal Auditor ISO 9001:2008 for Industry and Service Providers
June 20-21, 2011 - Houston, TX

Content / Course objective
A detailed process analysis enables them to identify risks, needs for improvement and ways of increasing efficiency. The module considers the recommendations contained in the ISO 19011 standard. Practical case studies are used to illustrate the auditing process and attendees will gain qualification as an internal auditor.

· Identification and handling of nonconformities; Planning, preparing, conducting and documenting audits
· Requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 19011 standards for internal audits and process analysis
· Interview techniques and social competence

Who should attend
Industry and Service Providers: Management representative, internal auditors, employees


Ms. Diane Elko- Ms. Elko began as a Quality Instructor in 1977 and has been working in quality based positions since.  Ms. Elko has been training and consulting in quality management since 2001, and has been training and consulting with ISO standards since their inception.

Your investment: $1100 USD (all accompanied certifications and lunch is included in the cost of the course)


ISPS Internal Auditor for Shipping Companies
June 27, 2011- New York NY

ISM 2010 Amendments
July 8, 2011- Long Beach, CA

ISM- A Risk Management Approach
July 7, 2011- Stamford CT

Air Pollution from Ships in Practice
July 18, 2011- San Francisco, CA

STCW 2010 Amendments
July 8, 2011- Long Beach, CA

Introduction to Crewing
July 25, 2011- Norfolk, VA

Please click here to download the registration form.

We invite you to contact us in case of any questions or suggestions you might have. Please find the contact details below. For further information please also refer to www.gl-academy.com. We are looking forward to welcoming you in our seminars.


More Information

Email: gl-academy-houston@gl-group.com 

Phone: 832-320-4653 

Website: http://www.gl-group.com/en/academy/index.php