TITLE

'Down to the Seas'

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, Shashi N.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2010, Vol. 136 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on the profession of merchant mariners. He states that global statistics on merchant mariners are sadly lacking, despite the existence of several sophisticated shipping databases. Discussing the requirements for new skills, the author says that merchant-marine officers in present must be tech-savvy and multi-skilled, able to make rapid decisions and lead others in a fast-paced operating environment.
ACCESSION #
56518306

 

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