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Regulatory & Environmental Review
The Global Survey of Maritime Training
Practices is Open
The MarTID 2019 Survey mark data tracked annually, revealing trends in core training is-
To facilitate a broader response, this year the MarTID steering sues. These include training budgets, training models, training group opted to both shorten the survey and to ofer three, targeted stafng, the use of technology, major training initiatives, and sea- versions: one for vessel operators, one for training institutions farer demographics.
and one for seafarers. The second section will focus on this year’s special topic: the • For Operators: impact of autonomous vessel operations on maritime training. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019MarTIDOperator This trend has already begun to impact operations and the need • For Training Institutions: for training. The 2019 MarTID survey will explore the perspec- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019MarTIDMETI tives of vessel operators/managers, maritime administrators, mar- • For Seafarers: itime training experts and seafarers.
What’s in it for me?
What is MarTID? As was the case in 2018, the 2019 survey will be followed by
MarTID is a non-commercial, joint initiative of the World Mar- a series of publicly-available reports, broadly published. These itime University, Marine Learning Systems and New Wave Me- reports will provide both high-level and deep-dive information dia. Its core principles include ethical integrity, objectivity and covering both broad trends as well as deep coverage of the 2019 confdentiality. It was launched in 2018 with the completion of special topic. Although MarTID was founded and run by the three the inaugural survey and publication of the 2018 Training Prac- partner organizations, it requires community involvement to suc- tices Report (which can be found at www.MarTID.org). ceed. Your participation, approximately 20 minutes of your time, helps to broaden the depth of information. To that end:
Why is MarTID Important? • Vessel owner/operators will have a means to benchmark
This MarTID initiative is the frst of its kind in the world. their own training initiatives.
There is broad agreement that roughly 80% of maritime acci- • Maritime training institutions will be able to better dents involve human factors causes. As such, vessel operators gauge future needs.
and maritime training centers are pouring signifcant resources • Seafarers will potentially have a clearer picture of into creating best practice and innovative training programs. The evolving skills requirements.
MarTID database will grow in breadth and depth annually with your participation, shining a light on the training approaches and Take the Survey successes of global vessel operators and training centers. Insight- • For Operators: ful, hard-to-get information inside the report includes: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019MarTIDOperator • Global trends in training budgets. • For Training Institutions: • Average training amount spent per seafarer. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019MarTIDMETI • Trends in training technologies and training models. • For Seafarers: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019MarTIDSeafarer
What’s new for MarTID in 2019?
The 2019 survey is designed to further the mission of MarTID Questions?
2018: to provide a global picture of maritime training that is not The MarTID partners are dispersed in several world time zones, currently available. Last year’s survey was designed to collect a and your question via email will likely be answered in 24 hours broad set of foundational training data. This year’s survey will be or (much) less. shorter and consist of two foci. Email: info@MarTID.org
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