Search for dissertations about: "safety shipping"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words safety shipping.

  1. 1. Ergonomics: An uncharted route to improved overall systems performance in shipping

    Author : Cecilia Österman; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ergonomics; human factors; quality; safety.; productivity; shipping; efficiency;

    Abstract : Continuously, improved design of hull, propulsion and cargo handling systems has increased speed, capacity and reliability of sea transports. Simultaneously, efforts have been made to perfect crew size and composition in order to optimize operations costs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Safety Culture in Sea and Aviation Transport

    University dissertation from Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology, Department of Design Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Åsa Ek; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; organizational climate; air traffic control; safety culture; passenger shipping; airport ground handling; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Development psychology; Utvecklingspsykologi; Applied and experimental psychology; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; Technological sciences; Teknik; Säkerhetsteknik; Safety technology;

    Abstract : The research presented in this thesis investigates sea and aviation transport safety culture, with a focus on perceptions and attitudes. A safety culture reflects the attitudes, beliefs, perceptions, and values that individuals share in relation to safety. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating the ISM code using port state control statistics

    University dissertation from Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology, Department of Design Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Max Mejia; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; maritime safety; human element; International Safety Management Code; ISM Code; safety culture; port state control; maritime safety legislation;

    Abstract : The history of modern maritime safety legislation at the international level is relatively young. Its beginnings are generally associated with the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, a tragedy that resulted in the adoption by an international conference of the first of what was to become a series of versions (1914, 1929, 1948, 1960, 1974) of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). READ MORE

  4. 4. A Mixed Crew Complement - A maritime safety challenge and its impact on maritime education and training

    University dissertation from Malmö högskola, Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Jan Horck; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2006]
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Humanities Social Sciences; multiculture; communication; shipping; education; teacher; seafarer; context; maritime;

    Abstract : The human factor/human element starts to have a key role in accidents and incidents during shipments at sea. Investigations show that poor communications increasingly are the root for many tragedies. A possible reason for communication constraints is the growing trend to employ multicultural crews. READ MORE

  5. 5. Complexity and Ambivalence in Ship Safety Inspection The view of Swedish Port state control officers

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Fredrik Hjorth; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inspection; Port state control; Detention; Deprofessionalization; Compliance; Maritime safety; Profession; Bureaucracy; Sjöfartsvetenskap; Maritime Science;

    Abstract : Despite an extensive system of Port state controls (PSC) on ships, inspection loopholes in European control functions have been reported. Furthermore, risk factors associated with fatigue, stress and a poorly developed safety culture on board ships have been identified in earlier research. READ MORE