The Swedish Club is now offering its insurance members free MRM licence for a period of 2 years. Please don't miss this opportunity and join the campaign now!
COPENHAGEN, 15 MAY 2014: Developing effective safety cultures on board involves thinking outside the box and away from established practice, according to Martin Hernqvist, head of The Swedish Club Academy, the body set up to deliver The Maritime Resource Management programme (MRM), speaking at yesterday’s Manning and Training Conference in Copenhagen.
In the recently concluded Marine Insurance Course (MIC) held at The Swedish Club office in Gothenburg on 5-9 May 2014, a total of 31 delegates from 12 countries have successfully participated.
Participants during the Marine Insurance Course in Gothenburg
The third MRM event this year has just culminated in Gothenburg, Sweden with 18 new certified MRM facilitators inducted in the network which took place at The Swedish Club Academy on 8-9 April 2014. Aside from the new ones, there were also 3 participants who are already certified facilitators and attended the training as a refresher course which totaled to 21 participants all in all with 9 different nationalities represented. More
A photo of the Gothenburg participants with Mr. Hernqvist in front of The Swedish Club office.
A week following the event in the Philippines, another MRM Facilitator training event took place in Mumbai, India on 2-3 April 2014 and this time, Wallem Maritime Training (India) Pvt. Ltd. hosted the said event. More
The first MRM Facilitator training event for 2014 was successfully concluded in the Philippines. A total of 22 participants coming from 13 different companies and institutions have actively participated in the event on 25-26 March 2014 which was held at the European Training and Competence Centre (ETCC) Inc. in Makati City, Philippines. Read more
First batch of the MRM Facilitator training for 2014 posed with Mr. Martin Hernqvist during the event.
Taking a major step forward by making its biggest investment in safety, The Swedish Club is determined in putting safety first by offering the Maritime Resource Management licence to its members free for a period of two years. This initiative will take effect from 1 January 2014 and is expected to gain positive impact in the maritime industry. For more information, click here
In February 2012, the MRM course was certified by the Maritime Department of the Swedish Transport Agency as meeting the non-technical skills requirements of the STCW Manila Amendments.
The Swedish Club Academy has produced a guide aiming at assisting training providers and Administrations in the implementation of the STCW Manila Amendments.
Star Cruises has an extraordinary incident records despite operating in some of the world's most congested waters. Captain Gustaf Grönberg of Star Cruises explains in DNV Cruise Update No. 1 2011 how these results have been achieved. The full article is available at the MRM in media section of this website.