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 that many are now home working remotely and/or caring for children while schools are closed, so we thought it might be fun to create a maritime-themed coloring page for them AND a make a contest out of it as well!
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.
Earlier this year Vane Brothers sent several dozen of their mariners to MITAGS facilities on both coasts for our Bridge Resource Management Refresher course.