NTSB Safety Recommendation M-09-18


National Transportation Safety Board
Washington, DC 20594

December 15, 2009

NTSB Safety Recommendation M-09-18


The National Transportation Safety Board makes the following
safety recommendation to Atlanship:

Provide your officers recurrent training in the principles
of bridge resource management that encourage and emphasize
correct and unambiguous communication, information
management, role responsibility, and contingency planning.




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I thought BRM was required for STCW?

It is but apparently from the letter it was not required by the Dutch because of the fact that it was not required when the licenses were issued. For us (US) it became necessary but apparently not for other nations. It seems that we are now leading the world rather than trailing in terms of training requirements.

In any case I have seen that even after the classes some people still just don’t “Get It”