Monthly archives for January, 2016

GlobalMET and The Living Blue Planet ...

NL 52 GlobalMet and the Living Blue Planet 2015 Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy   [stbpro id=”block” bwidth=”5″ color=”F2FF38″ bcolor=”333333″ bgcolor=”4133FF” bgcolorto=”30FFE3″ image=”null”]“Courage is the most important of all virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently” – Maya Angelou[/stbpro] [one_half last=”no”] Bon Fire of the Earth, courtesy of Global Warming. Digital image […]

The Key to Success for Engineers – Pa...

NL 52 Continuation from NL 51 The Keys to Success for Engineers – Part 2   Chief Engineer Mahendra Singh [one_half last=”no”]Key to success as an Engineer We also need to look after the steering gear, windlass, mooring winches, the hatch hydraulics and deck air compressor. Keeping hydraulic system oil in good condition is the […]

Common Classroom Problems when Teachi...

Behave

NL 52 Common Classroom Problems [one_half last=”no”][dropcap]I[/dropcap] am a lecturer at Malaysian Maritime Academy Sdn. Bhd. (Academy Laut Malaysia) and teach Meteorology, Cargo Work, Seamanship and Collision Regulations at Sea. This article suggests that all lecturers have experienced some classroom or other problematic situation before in class.

Loss of Ship El Faro – Time Lin...

El Faro Buoy

NL 52 Loss of ship El Faro   Master Mariner. LLM (London) specialist in shipping law [one_half last=”no”] The loss of ship El Faro [dropcap]E[/dropcap]l Faro was a Roll on Roll off ship (a ship designed to carry vehicles or wheel base cargo) built 40 years ago flying USA flag and maintained under the classification […]

Comments from Dr Swapan Das Sarma, Gl...

Comments from Dr Swapan Das Sarma, GlobalMET Director

NL 52 Swapan Das Sarma, Ph.D. President, American Digital University, Inc. [one_half last=”no”]1. [dropcap]Y[/dropcap]our views on current Maritime HR challenges: This will differ from one country to other. For India, the challenge is in the areas of recruitment where the quality standards vary widely across the MET institutions. The other area is the need for timely […]

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