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

horizon-logo-smallProject 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, using ships’ bridge, engine and liquid cargo handling simulators.
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