Designated Person Ashore The ISM Code requires all commercial to have a trained Designated Person Ashore (DPA) as a point of contact between the company and crew on the water. This individual monitors the safety and pollution prevention aspects of the operation of the vessel and follows the requirements of a Safety Management System (SMS) […]
Port design is incredibly complex, as there are so many variables at play. Port design can have significant economic, logistical, safety and environmental impacts, so it’s essential that those tasked with port designs take these factors into account and use reliable data to make decisions. Luckily, simulation can help in considering all relevant data, visualizing […]
We know there is a lot of information out there right now about COVID-19, so we've compiled some of the best resources and information we could find about the current pandemic, and how it is particularly affecting the maritime industry.
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Read Across America Day is celebrated annually on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss's birthday. We've put our own maritime twist on the day and curated a recommended reading list from our staff and instructors.
There are plenty of reasons to consider a career in the Maritime Industry. The work can be challenging and unconventional compared to more traditional jobs, but it can also be far more exciting. Getting paid to travel all over the world is a dream come true for many people. If you’re interested in a professional […]