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  Familiarization on Board.pdfhttp://www.he-alert.org/documents/published/he01110.pdf
Captain Shahrokh Khodayari
In many accident investigation findings it is quite common to see "Lack of Familiarization" as one of the root causes of the accident. In a wider view; human factors & elements are considered to be the dominating reason for accidents.
Changing Attractions of Seafaring Life.pdfhttp://www.he-alert.org/documents/published/he01115.pdf
Captain Shahrokh Khodayari
Whenever we have encounters with different concepts of seafaring life and especially its difficulties; the first question is why did you choose this job? There are lots of anomalies & variations in contrast with the ordinary ways of life.
SIRC Symposium Proceedings 2011.pdfhttp://www.sirc.cf.ac.uk/Uploads/Symposium/SIRC%20Symposium%20Proceedings%202011.pdf
Seafarers International Research Centre
Training and Technology: Findings from the Questionnaire Study, Living and Working Conditions in the Large Yacht Sector, Seafarers and Growing Environmental Concerns: To Comply or Not to Comply – Choices and Practices, Fatalities at Sea, Managing Health and Safety Through the Supply Chain: A Case Study of Supply Chain Influence in the Shipping Industry, The Health and Self-medication Practices of Seafarers
New Shipboard Technology & Training Provision for Seafarers.pdfhttp://www.sirc.cf.ac.uk/Uploads/Publications/New%20Shipboard%20Technology%20&%20Training%20Provision%20for%20Seafarers.pdf
Sampson, H., Tang, L.
The study was conducted at the Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) and its focus was upon new shipboard technology and training. The study was questionnairebased and data from 1,007 completed questionnaires is presented
Education and Training -China's perspecticve.pdf
Shanghai Maritime University
The crisis also hits the seafaring labor market, and furthermore the MET system. Some possible reasons for the changes of the labor market are: - Many seafarers from European countries particularly eastern European countries came back to ships due to the financial situations of their countries and sharp depreciation of European currencies; - Many ex-seafarers from Asian countries such as Korea and India who used to serve on the shore have rejoined the ships; - Quite many shipowners canceled or delayed ship-building plans due to the world financial crisis; - More and more aged and single-hull ships are being phased out due to IMO regulations, for which many seafarers have to be signed off.Therefore, the market can now be seen as “shipowner-oriented market” instead of “seafarer-oriented”. More and more seafarers, particularly the ratings, have to compete with others for a job onboard. Therefore, MET systems, including the scale, teaching curriculum and modes for both cadet program and seafarers updated training, is required to be adjusted accordingly to provide better services for the industry.
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