Human Element In Ship Operation Is Subject Of Maine Maritime Seminar

The Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine, will sponsor a seminar on "The Human Element In Ship Operations" on campus, October 22-25, 1978. The seminar is designed to provide a forum through which chief executive officers and senior managers in the maritime industry will experience an in-depth exposure to the problems and possible solutions associated with the human element, as it affects ship operations and ship safety.

Major faculty members scheduled to participate are Rear Adm.

William M. Benkert, USCG (ret.) ; Thomas Mara, p r e s i d e n t , Mara- Time Marine Service Corporation; Alan Pesch, p r e s i d e n t , Ecletech Associates, Inc.; Craig Rich, Plymouth Polytechnic Institute, Plymouth, England, and Stanley Wheatley, Director, National Maritime Maritime Research Center, United States Merchant Marine Academy.

The seminar signals an era of expanding Continuing Education Programs at the Academy, orientated toward the maritime and maritime-related industries in the planned establishment of an Advanced Maritime Studies Center.

Interested persons may contact Comdr. Verge Forbes, Director of Conferences and Institutes, Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine. (Phone (207) 326-4311 for further information.)

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