Posts in category Maritime

Adding value to the business: the mod...

NL65 (LCDR USN,ret), CPLP, MBA, BS, AA, ACB, CL   Figure 1. Money Map. Image from business-literacy.com, permission requested ll too often today, the modern learning professional’s role and responsibility is misunderstood. The way I learned it, is if there’s a miscommunication or misunderstanding—it’s the sender’s responsibility to help ensure the message was received correctly. […]

Virtual Classroom Tools, Apache Openm...

NL63HLOM by Iman Fiqrie@William E Hamilton (LCDR USN,ret), CPLP, MBA, BS, AA, ACB, CL or many institutions of higher learning, it’s been difficult to crack the code on virtual classrooms, how to acquire and use them; many of the big learning management systems (LMS) themselves use only a few of them, many are Open Source. […]

IMO Secretary General, his Excellency...

NL60 IMO Iman Fiqrie@William E Hamilton (LCDR USN,ret), CPLP, MBA, BS, AA, ACB, CL n 10 Aug., 16, His Excellency, IMO Secretary General, Mr. Kitack Lim, came to Malaysian Maritime Academy (MMA) for a visit here in Melaka, Malaysia. We were obviously honoured to have him and tried to make the most of his visit […]

Must Know Learning Theories for Train...

NL59 HL by Iman Fiqrie@William E Hamilton (LCDR USN, ret), CPLP, MBA, BS, AA, ACB, CL hether facilitators like it or not, think it’s too much to learn or “don’t have the time for it” – it’s essential they have more than a working knowledge of learning theories as these are the tools that may […]

Resolution, to Accept Navy Sea Time f...

NL58 RES (LCDR USN,ret), CPLP, MBA, BS, AA, ACB, CL AVING CONSIDERED, the intent of this resolution is to get Maritime Agencies, e.g., IMO to clearly disseminate guidance, e.g., in the form of a Marine Guidance Note (MGN), regulation, or appropriate instrument on lecturers appearing for STCW Ancillary Courses for the purpose of their sea […]

Can a Pious Entrepreneur Compete in T...

NL56 Pious Capt Sivanadan Vivekanandan Senior Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy The Pious Entrepreneur: The Struggle The struggle between the pursuit of material interest and adherence to moral values is the perennial problem of human existence and to put moral precepts into practice constitutes another central issue in business ethics (Tak, S. C., & Ambrose, Y., […]

Highlight on Copyright and Fair Use i...

NL 56 Iman Fiqrie When developing learning materials, it is important to understand at least the basics of copyright law. Although it varies from country to country, in the United States, copyright of printed matter is governed by Title 17 of the United States Code. Of particular importance to learning developers is fair use, noted […]

Evolution Aspects in the Marine Simul...

Evolution Aspects in the Marine Simulator Domain

NL 56 Prof. Capt Stephen Cross he progress in the electronics industry has strongly influenced the development and application of simulators for specific marine related training objectives. More, and different, types of simulators are becoming available to a wider group of users as a basis for the quality training requirement.

Good Night Malaysia 370

NL 56 Mr. Chong Chee Wah Malaysian Maritime Academy Preface This article was written with the intention of learning from the MH370 disappearance such that we hope that it will not happen to a merchant marine vessel. Most of the facts of the incidents were extracted from the “FACTUAL INFORMATION – SAFETY INVESTIGATION FOR MH370 […]

Work Life Balance

Work-Life-Balance

NL55 Work-Life Balance by Capt Sivanandan   he purpose of today’s article is to try and share some thoughts on the work-life balance problem most working people have to deal with in the hopes of shedding some light on a life filled with quality, purpose and sustenance. Work life balance receiving extensive publicity The issue of […]

Asia Maritime Accident Report 2015

Marina Baru 2B

NL55 Asia Accident Report 2015 by Capt Francis Lansakara FNI LLM (specialist maritime law) hen the European Union is trying to find a solution to thousands of maritime casualties from refugee boats, the Asian countries face a different scenario from safety breaches of passenger ferries, specially those cruising within inland and coastal waters. The first […]

Make Yourself Comfortable with the &#...

NL 51 the “F” Word by Capt M H Hamzah, Senior Lecturer Advanced Nautical Studies, Malaysian Maritime Academy ’m not going to my grave with grudges! That is a promise I made to myself upon returning from a funeral of a former shipmate. Ship operations are a team effort. Each and every member contributes to […]

UK Chamber: Yachts Need Professional ...

NL 51 UK Chamber peaking at the event, hosted by the International Hydrographic Association, Mr Platten argued that yachting was a vital part of the ‘maritime family’, and how the sector should work evermore closely with the UK Chamber. He said: “We are one maritime family. Whoever you are, whether you own the smallest yacht […]

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