Arkiv | SAN NEWS 2 2017

Updated training course

Training in basic safety for personnel on board ships under 500 tonnes gross in coastal traffic will be modernised. The theory part of the training will be updated and put online for general use. This work is being led by Skärgårdsredarna (“Archipelago Shipowners”) with financial support from the Swedish Mercantile Marine Foundation and the Swedish […]

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High satisfaction despite many off sick

Service personnel are more often off due to long-term sickness than other onboard employees. Many of them enjoy their work, though. These are the results from a very recently published research study. Maritime researchers Cecilia Österman and Carl Hult at the Marine Officer Academy in Kalmar studied sick leave, job satisfaction and working conditions of […]

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Safer helicopter procedures on board

Börje Jansson, repairman, has found a method of easily and safely draining condensation water from helicopter fuel tanks. “The other repairmen who do this job think it’s great,” he says. Now and then, the Swedish Maritime Administration icebreaker Atle has a helicopter landing on it. It could be a visitor, a delivery of spare parts […]

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