Trainings Ahead for Skilled Maritime Professionals

By MarEx 2016-05-17 12:39:57

The current downturn may have regional and sectoral effects on maritime employment, but the next few years are expected to be a good time to be in shipping, whether at sea or...


Millennials in the Merchant Marine

By Matthew Fetterman 2016-04-29 18:49:47

The nation’s workforce is more diverse today than ever before. We currently have five generations working together, and just last year, the workforce’s largest...

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Building Learning Organizations for Sustainability

By Dione Lee 2016-04-20 23:07:45

Why Learning Organizations? In a world of constant change and competition, how do we discover and follow our “True North”? As an optimist, I believe people...


Empowering Crews to Combat Fatigue through CEMS

By Dione Lee 2016-03-25 23:06:24

Crew Endurance Management System, most commonly referred to as “CEMS”, is the result of 25 years of research on sleep and has been tested by the U.S. Army...


Unmanned Vessels - At What Cost?

By Dione Lee 2016-03-02 16:51:41

The beginning of this year has seen action on two projects advancing the concept and design of unmanned vessels, but will the cost ultimately outweigh the benefits? Less...

Navigator - Competence

Strengthen Your Workforce Using Competency Management

By Dione Lee 2016-02-04 23:26:49

I was very excited to see the February 2016 issue of The Navigator, a free publication by The Nautical Institute in association with the Royal Institute of Navigation,...

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Preparing the Crew for an Audit

By Dione Lee 2016-01-22 01:08:24

As the United States Coast Guard 46 CFR Subchapter “M” looms on the horizon, and the updated American Waterways Operators - Responsible Carrier Program...

MAIB Safety Digest

Safety Digest: Informative and Interesting Read

By Dione Lee 2016-01-06 00:38:12

In October of 2015, the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) published volume 2 of their “Safety Digest”, which provides research and analysis of...


Making the Most of Policies and Procedures

By Dione Lee 2015-12-16 00:42:08

Most people who don’t live in the Pacific Northwest are unaware of our “wind events”, which consist of wind advisories, watches and warnings. Wind gusts can...


Appreciation and an Engaged Workforce

By Dione Lee 2015-11-24 23:07:02

Why do employees leave companies; why do they stay? Over the years, as a facilitator to help companies build engaged and self-sustaining workforces to drive down incidents...

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