Utilizing the Simulator

Learning Nugget

Bad Weather Preparation

Target group: Nautical & Technical Officers, Bosun & AB Take-away points- Understand the importance of safety measures- Identify potential hazards- Learn how to prepare for extreme weather events- Learn how to use personal protective equipment (PPE)- Learn how to respond to emergencies Duration: 60 min

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Building a safer workplace through Good Housekeeping

Target group: Nautical & Technical Officers, Bosun & AB Take-away points:- The meaning of Housekeeping on board vessels- Poor Housekeeping – Unsafe Act or Condition- How Poor Housekeeping may affect us on board- How to combat Poor Housekeeping on board- Good Housekeeping promotes Safety!- The benefits of Good Housekeeping- Long-term Housekeeping Duration: 45 – 60 min

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Drain Oil Analysis – Early recognition of engine problems

Target group: Chief Engineer, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Junior Engr, Wpr OT, Electrician (ETO), Engine ratings, Gas Engr. Take-away points:Raising awareness of:- Early recognition of problems, detection and understanding of wear, prolongation of components lifetime- Distinguish abrasive and corrosive wear (iron content and PQ index)- Detection of System oil contamination and combustion problems- Quick estimation of the engines condition by test kit (Iron and BN testing) and how to use it Duration: 90 min

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Increasing Awareness: Risk Assessment

Target group: all Officers including ETO Take-away points:Creating an effective Risk Assessment, including the need of performing a Risk Assessment  Duration: 60 min

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Issuance of Dispensation Letters

Target group: Vessel TOP 4, TSI, Crew Operator Take-away points:The Flag policy regarding the issuance, closure and extensions of dispensations issued and for closing dispensations with the minimum documentation and evidence which are required to be submitted (Technical and Manning). Duration: 60 min

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Lesson learned from Oil Spill Incident

Target group: TOP 4 Take-away points:Enhanced understanding of:The necessity of communication across the departments     – Toolbox meetings and its purpose for risk assessment     – SMPOPProper reporting to the officeEfficient work planning – what needs to be considered? Duration: 60 min

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Lubrication Oil Management

Target group: Chief Engineer, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Junior Engr, Wpr OT Take-away points:- Discern lubrication oils along usage and chemical properties- Storage and shelf life, mixabilities and spare quantities- Filtering and purifying demands and directives- Topping up guidelines- Proper observation of consumption and reporting – Sampling procedures- Analysis procedures and consequences of test result Duration: 180 min

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Marine Engine Troubles: Reason and Cure!

Target group: 2nd Engineer, 3rd, 4th, Junior Engr, Wpr OT Take-away points:- Knowing how to identify engine troubles during starting- Spotting engine troubles in between normal running operation – Having a plan B and establishing their possible remedies- Eliminating the potential cause of the trouble and performing cure – Discussing damages to enhance everyone’s understanding on real-life situations  Duration: 90 min

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Mooring Operations

Target group: Master,  Chief Officer, 2nd & 3rd Officer, Bosum, AB, OS Take-away points:- Better understand the importance of safe mooring operations- Better understand potential hazards- Identify & discuss concerns pain points- Discuss and review methods to reduce risk Duration: 60 min

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Shipboard Inspection – Human element’s role in deficiency avoiding

Target group: Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, 2nd Engineer + anybody intended to be promoted into these TOP4 Take-away points:Enhanced understanding about the effects of  – Geographical area, attitudes and culture – Personal or positional authority – Communication and how to avoid misunderstanding – Pro-activityGathering ideas how best to prepare and motivate the onboard teams Duration: 90min There are currently no scheduled dates for this learning. Please contact us if you have an inquiry.

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Speak up! Think aloud!

Target group: all ranks incl. cadets Take-away points:Getting to know the ‘Think aloud’ method and how when to utilize it- Being encouraged to address concerns.- Enhancing decisions while speaking up / thinking aloud.- Strenthening the command team. Duration: 60 – 70 min There are currently no scheduled dates for this learning. Please contact us if you have an inquiry.

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Deepening the understanding

Classroom Workshop

Enhancing Safety Leadership: a shift from compliance to commitment

To ramp up situational awareness and apply to communication strategiesto influence other positively: Creating meaning of the Human Element factors and what it means for teamwork on board; Comprehending that people make errors for various reasons and paying attention to those within the daily chores and unusual circumstances; Keeping the barriers strong and the team spirit up, even in critical situations;

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Evolving multi-cultural and multi-generational teams

Efficient collaboration stands as a cornerstone for ensuring safe and successful operations on board. Particularly within safety critical work environments, the competence and motivation of team members are paramount, driving them to deliver their utmost performance while remaining goal-oriented. Managing a team with members from various cultural backgrounds and different age groups can be challenging. In the pursuit of productive and positive results, situational leadership and empowering the team by giving the team members what they need to succeed and emerge as a vital component.

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Planning Techniques that help the crew to keep work in track

Workload and problems arising from increased and unmanaged workload: Causes and effects of heavy and unmanaged workload; Working under pressure – Workload Management and Time Management Work planning and prioritizing – see the progress; What is a work plan and why is it essential?; What’s involved in the work planning process?

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Report writing (tailor-made)

To practice applying situational communication strategies with a good timing to influence others positively in challenging situations: Increasing your awareness of situational concerns and know how to inform others properly; Prioritizing your tasks to know when to address concerns timely and to have enough time for communication; Practice your communication skills when working in teams; Apply communication tools to manage challenging situations;

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