Project Horizon – Effects of Fatigue on Cognitive Performance of Maritime Watch-keeperss

Project Horizon is an 11-partner, 30-month FP7 project, which started on 1 June 2009. It is researching into the effects of fatigue on the cognitive performance of maritime watch-keepers under different watch patterns, using ships’ bridge, engine and liquid cargo handling simulators. The project co-ordinator for Warsash Maritime Academy is Claire Pekcan, Professor of Maritime Applied Psychology. Project Horizon — a wake-up call Research into the effects of sleepiness on the cognitive performance of maritime watchkeepers under different watch patterns,…

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Articles from International Maritime Health

International Maritime Health  is the international multidisciplinary journal devoted to research and practice in the field of maritime medicine, travel and tropical medicine, hyperbaric and underwater medicine sea-rescue, port hygienic and sanitary problems.  Official quarterly of the Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine in Gdynia, issued since 1949. The journal is published four times a year, Psychological consequences in victims of maritime piracy: the Italian experience Maritime piracy is a worrying phenomenon. Its recurrence in the last few years is causing…

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More News from the Crisis Response Centre – Spring Bay; Fit Chaplains

  The Sailors’ Society Crisis Response Centre, under the leadership of Rev. Van Schalkwyk, CEO, stepped into the breach when he received information in June regarding the plight of the crew of the vessel, the SPRING BAY berthed in the Port of Maputo. The Russian and Ukrainian crew had not received wages for 6 months, contracts had expired and there was a lack of food and drinking water on board as well as uncollected garbage. Rev. Van Schalkwyk went to…

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