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USCG completes install of Mariner Radio Activated Sound Signal

The US Coast Guard announced that it completed the installations of Mariner Radio Activated Sound Signal (MRASS) devices at 82 lighthouses across the Northeast. The purpose of updating the technology was to have a more reliable and efficient radio-controlled system.

Team-Based Cruise Ship Operations

Captain Hans Hederström, Managing Director at Center for Simulator Maritime Training, CSMART, and John Ritchie, Learning Management System manager at CSMART talk about the bridge organisation. They say that traditionally ships bridges are strong hierarchical organisations, however, this factor has contributed to a number of accidents. For this reason, Captain Hederström and Mr. Ritchie present a different type of bridge organisation.

ECSA, ETF: Seafarers need less administrative burden

European shipowners and the European Transport Workers’ Federation highlighted the need of easing the administrative burden shipping crew and companies are facing today, on the sidelines of the Digital Transport Days in Tallinn.

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