TITLE

Alternative Crewing Strategies

AUTHOR(S)
Daniels, Sharon
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2005, Vol. 131 Issue 11, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that maritime organizations are debating the inherent difficulties of crewing vessels to maximize the operational output of platforms. Maritime crews, unlike their civilian team-counterparts, work, live, and play together 24 hours a day in an isolated capsule environment, subject to environmental, human, political, and mechanical influences. Experienced sailors who have just rotated to shore assignments following three-and four-year tours at sea augment critical positions or cutters deploy short-crewed.
ACCESSION #
18805121

 

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