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Making the Difference, Passenger Mustering and Crowd Control
Recent events involving passenger ships have once again demonstrated the vital importance of a...
Drugs and Alcohol, A Manager's Guide
The MLC 2006 as amended includes guidelines on the safety and health education of seafarers,...
The Practical Management and Switching of Marine Fuels
In the highly competitive world of cargo carrying, shipowners face a number of serious issues....
Port State Control - Tightening the Net (Edition 3)
This programme explains that theobjective of Port State Control is to ensure that all the...
Heavy Lifts and Project Cargoes
Project cargoes present specific and sometimes complex handling issues, particularly if shipsa...
Social Media at Sea - Want to be Famous
It is a fact today that ships’ crews are much smaller in number than they used to be so there is...
Ebola - Staying Safe
This programme is designed to be a timely reminder of the dangers of Ebola, and how it could...
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BRIDGE PROCEDURES AND BRIDGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The eight packages of this series are entitled:
- VOYAGE PLANNING
- BRIDGE WATCHKEEPING
- THE MASTER/PILOT RELATIONSHIP
- ACCIDENT PREVENTION - THE HUMAN FACTOR
- EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
- NAVIGATIONAL CHARTS & ASSOCIATED PUBLICATIONS
- WORKING WITH VTS
- FIVE CASE STUDIES
The eight packages were produced in association with written materials published by The Nautical Institute. These can be used to reinforce the videos. The book entitled 'Bridge Team Management' is supplied with the series. In addition backup material entitled 'Bridge Watch keeping - A Self-Study Guide' may be ordered separately. Parts 4 to 7 were produced with the support of the Danish Maritime Academy, and carry their recommendation for training in 'Bridge Resource Management'.
BRIDGE WATCHKEEPING - PART 2 Code No: 497
Bridge watchkeeping is the single most important activity on board a ship at sea. Statistics show that many shipping casualties are the result of avoidable human errors - often bridge watchkeeping errors. The competence and vigilance of the watchkeeping officer,...
MASTER/PILOT RELATIONSHIP - PART 3 Code No: 498
Many masters and deck officers have very strong views on how to deal with pilots: these range from handing over the ship totally to them to a complete lack of trust and confidence in all pilots. This video starts by examining the background to the engagement of pilots....
ACCIDENT PREVENTION - THE HUMAN FACTOR - PART 4 Code No: 637
This package looks at the human interaction between members of the bridge team that is vitally important on board ship. It can either reduce or increase the likelihood of incidents turning into full scale emergencies. A synergistic management style and a well-trained...
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES - PART 5 Code No: 638
It is often the response on the bridge during the first two
minutes or so when an incident first occurs, that will determine
the eventual outcome. This programme looks at this initial response
period for a variety of emergency scenarios and stresses the need
This program shows the procedures to be followed to ensure that all charts are updated correctly using the information supplied by the UK Hydrographic Office and other authorities. The increasing use of electronic systems which incorporate chart, passage plan, ARPA and...
WORKING WITH VTS - PART 7 Code No: 640
The interface between the bridge team and shore-based
authorities such as the VTS is crucial in ensuring safe passage in
and out of port or though a busy stretch of coastal water. This
programme looks at this relationship in the context of a vessel
passing through the...
VOYAGE PLANNING - PART 1 Code No: 758
Passage planning is essential, not just for economic reasons, but also for reasons of safety. It is the responsibility of the navigating officer to work out a complete berth to berth passage plan. He must mark it on the charts and provide supplementary information in a...
FIVE CASE STUDIES - PART 8 Code No: 781
The objective of this training package is to examine how poor
awareness of human factors can lead to errors in navigation at sea.
It is suitable for BRM exercises on board ship or it can be used in
BRM courses in colleges and training centres.
The package, which is...