Monthly archives for August, 2015

Newsletter 48 Editorial

Newsletter 48 Editorial

NL 48 GlobalMet Blog Editorial AMERICA’S CLEAN POWER PLAN his month, President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the U.S., finalized the first ever comprehensive plan to limit carbon emissions from power plants- one of the biggest polluters of the environment. It is touted as the most comprehensive Climate Change initiative of its time; the AMERICA’S CLEAN […]

Making Careers at Sea More Attractive

Making Careers at Sea More Attractive

NL 48 Making careers at sea more attractive Careers at sea in decline in some countries n many countries and particularly in the West, the popularity of seafaring as a career option has been in decline. A Drewry report that was released this week highlighted that shipping will require an additional 42,500 officers by 2019. While the report’s […]

On Risk Management and the Safety Man...

On Risk Management and the Safety Management System

NL 48 Risk management Capt. Richard Teo FNI FCILT MAICD Managing Risks on board ships n recent times, there have been much ado about “Managing Risks” on board ships and the ship- operator industry’s responsibility and accountability. There is a perceptible nervous approach to design, procedures and the processes in risk management. Many operators have purchased software off the […]

Technical Highlight SAMSUNG Gear Fit ...

Technical Highlight SAMSUNG Gear Fit Smartwatch

NL 48 Samsung Gear Fit by Iman Fiqrie Samsung Gear Fit Smart Watch On a recent trip back to my hometown of Niagara Falls, N.Y., I found myself in a computer electronics store   called Best Buy. I couldn’t get over all the electronics inside! I knew I was missing out on some of the latest electronics, […]

The Training of Bridge Officers

The Training of Bridge Officers

  NL 48 Bridge Officers Captain John Rose ExC, LLM, FNI Director (Maritime Training of Bridge Officers he training of bridge officers has been questioned by the UK’s Confidential Reporting Programme for Aviation and Maritime (CHIRP) after receiving confidential reports about incidents at sea. Questions of Competency of Bridge Officers “A report we have received related to very […]

East and West: Personal Brands, Organ...

East and West: Personal Brands, Organizational Success and Technology Transfers

NL 48 Personal Brands Iman Fiqrie Bin Muhammad (LCDR, USN ret) Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy Personal brands help businesses be successful here’s a lot of information out there in the biosphere on training courses, outcomes, state of the economy, fiscal responsibility, KPIs and such– all aimed at making individuals, organizations and businesses more successful! One important […]

Human Error: A Stubborn Problem

Human Error: A Stubborn Problem

U.K. Chamber of Shipping Ninety percent of World Trade carried by sea Shipping industry statistics state that around 90 percent of world trade is carried by sea. Key sea lanes are already busy and as world economies expand, the number and size of ships trading internationally, currently 50,000 vessels, will increase. The natural hazards of being at sea remain […]

Blogging 201: What You Need to Know A...

Blogging 201: What You Need to Know About the GlobalMET Blog

NL 48 Blogging Iman Fiqrie Bin Muhammad (LCDR, USN ret) Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy     Blogging 201: GlobalMET Blog blog refers to the Blogosphere comprising smaller blogs consisting of a video blog, political blog, corporate blog, nonprofit blog, school blogs, private blog, sports blog, military blog and one of the more interesting types of blog– the network […]

Giants of the sea

Giants of the sea

NL 48 Giants of the sea World Maritime News Staff; Infographic: DNV iants of the sea Do you know which are world’s biggest ships? This infographic shows you 6 largest ships in the world, dominating their respective classes, ranging from container shipping to the cruise industry. Take a look at the infographic and try comparing […]

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