Introduction to Resilience

Resilience is important to seafarers as it allows us to react in a healthy way to stressful situations. This, in turn, increases our decision-making capability when prevented by stressful situations. Making good decisions will always increase safety and lead to fewer accidents or incidents onboard.

This course gives an introduction to the concepts of resilience and why it is of importance to the seafarer. It suggests a training regime to increase safety onboard by practicing and promoting resilience.



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The Swedish Shipowners’ Association

The Swedish Shipowners’ Association was founded in 1906 as an industry and employers’ association. Since 2001, all employment issues have been handled by the Shipowners’ Employers’ Association, SARF. Consequently, the Swedish Shipowners’ Association is strictly an industry association representing around 60 Swedish shipping companies operating worldwide. The Swedish shipping industry is important in keeping Swedish industry competitive. The mission of the association is to increase knowledge of the Swedish shipping industry and promote issues nationally as well as internationally. Our member shipping companies are at the forefront of environmental and safety issues representing an attractive future field of business sector.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 6 minutes
  5. Intended for: All officers and crew on any type of vessel
  6. Reference: Based on parts of Shell International Ltd. training materials.