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The Problem with Maritime Shipping To...

NL 54 The Problem with Maritime Shipping Today! Maritime Shipping registered vessel losses, 1997 and 2011

Marine Simulators – A Brief Des...

NL 53 Marine Simulators – A Brief Description Figure 1. Liquid Cargo Simulator n GlobalMET Newsletter No. 50, I shared ALAM’s experience with Engine Room Simulators (ERS) from ALAM’s beginnings which included some introductory material on ERS as well. In this newsletter, what I would like to do is to discuss more on Marine Simulator […]

What is Competence and or Competency?

NL 53 What is Competence and or Competency? By Capt. Richard Teo FNI FCILT MAICD n the last issue of this Newsletter, a summary of the Crew Connect 2015 presentation on “Managing the Learning Environment” expressed the views of the audience, prompted by presenters, Paul Russel, Glenys Jackson and Richard Teo. What was most apparent was […]

Training not Required!

Computer Based Training

NL 53 HIGHLIGHT by Iman Fiqrie hings not going so well in your organization? Performance improvement (HPI) an issue? Research indicates that more than 80 percent of performance problems are not caused by a lack of skills or knowledge at the process or organizational level, i.e., training is not required (ASTD). HPI encompasses many things […]

GlobalMET and The Living Blue Planet ...

NL 52 GlobalMet and the Living Blue Planet 2015 Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy   Bon Fire of the Earth, courtesy of Global Warming. Digital image Facebook The World Climate Change Conference and Living Blue Planet The Living Blue Planet; At the World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris on 30 November 2015, Prince Charles was […]

Common Classroom Problems when Teachi...

Behave

NL 52 Common Classroom Problems 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 The loss of ship El Faro 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 rules of […]

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. 1. 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 communication […]

Multicultural Education is Important ...

NL 51 Multi-Cultural Education by Capt Sivanandan Vivekanadan Senior Lecturer, Malaysian Maritime Academy he purpose of this article is to share my experiences in multicultural environments in the hopes of facilitating a more civil, multicultural and moral seafaring community that works for the common good of the industry. Multicultural Education and Respect

GlobalMET-TKF Continuing Professional...

NL 50 CBETA by Capt Richard Teo Executive Summary lobalMET negotiated with TK Foundation for a further grant to provide a series of Continuing Professional Development to maritime professionals in the Asia Pacific in 2015-2016.

Mentoring Guidelines for Searfarers

NL 46 GLOBAL MARITIME EDUCATION AND TRAINING BLOG By Capt. Richard Teo FNI FCILT MAICD Mentoring Guidelines for Seafarers Part 1 – Mentoring Guidelines akeaways: Role model, mentoring circles, peer team mentoring, team building, improved skills, competency-based work-life, enabling and sustaining employability knowledge, skills and praxis.    Figure 1. Mentor with Telemachus Introduction Too often, in […]

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