Evergreen Seafarer Training Center Earns ClassNK Certification for Training Courses

TAIWAN – Japanese classification society ClassNK announced today that it has certified the Bridge Resource Management (BRM), Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS) and Engine-room Resource Management (ERM) training courses offered by the Evergreen Seafarer Training Center (ESTC). The new certification confirms that the training programs meet the requirements … [Read more...]

Casualty Outlook

Those of us who spend our time reading casualty reports often end up scratching our heads and muttering “Why the hell did he do that?” Mostly it's down to a lack of safety awareness and, unfortunately, as the video still here shows, that lack of awareness may begin early in a seafarer's training. Here we have an instructor, apparently in Eastern Europe, doing an … [Read more...]