HE-Alert – Demonstrable Competencies a ‘Must’

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Jan 042011

Issue 25 of the International Maritime Human Element Bulletin Alert! focusses on the contributions of skill, knowledge, teamwork and leadership to ship operation, and says that the assimilation of them can no longer be left to chance, and vague ideas about learning from one’s elders and betters are no longer adequate. Certainly, there is a huge amount that can be gained from watching really good senior officers operate, but the 2010 Manila amendments to the STCW Code require a lot more in the way of demonstrable competencies. Continue reading »