Maritime Security and MET
Edited By: D. NIELSEN, World Maritime University, Malm?, Sweden
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This volume collects the papers presented at the 2005 Annual General Assembly and Conference of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) , which was held in Malmö, Sweden from 24 to 26 October 2005, and hosted by the World Maritime University.
Section 1 presents interim and final reports on several research projects funded by IAMU.
Section 2 presents a broad range of academic papers on the theme of maritime Security and MET. These range from the challenges faced by MET institutions worldwide in incorporating the new topic of maritime security into their syllabi, to the economic costs of the new maritime security regime to the shipping industry and to ports. Other topics are also covered, including the technical means of monitoring the movements of ships, and the social implications for seafarers on board ships.
Section 3 includes papers on a variety of current MET issues, such as bridge resource management, quality management in MET, careers at sea, and ship handling and marine engineering simulators.