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A Fish Out of Water

By Tony Browne 2019-04-25 21:17:40

Over the past decade, the shipping industry has witnessed an increasing trend towards shore-based roles where many experienced personnel, particularly chief engineers, are looking to bring their technical skills from the ship to the office and become tomorrow’s superintendents or fleet managers. However, Tony Browne, Course Director at Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, believes that caution is needed. Although prized with outstanding technical and analytical skills, these engineers often lack the interpersonal skills needed in a client-facing environment. Browne highlights the key...

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