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Proceedings Spring 2016

Volume 73, Number 1

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Safety Management System Objectives

Safety Management Facilitates Safe Vessel Operation:
Vessel systems, crew, and operations.
by LCDR Aaron W. Demo
Safety Management Systems to Prevent Pollution from Ships:
Standard procedures protect the environment.
by LCDR Michael Lendvay
Dead Reckoning by Safety Management?:
Check your course.
by LCDR Corydon F. Heard IV

Safety Management Systems and the Outer Continental Shelf

Mitigating Risks on the Outer Continental Shelf:
Safety and environmental management systems in action.
by LT Jason Kling
Creating an Effective Safety and Environmental Management System for Offshore Oil and Gas Operations:
Adopting performance-based requirements into a hybrid regulatory regime.
by Mr. Stanislaus Kaczmarek, P.E.

Vessel Inspections

ISM Code and Vessel Safety Management Systems:
Reading between the lines to optimize compliance.
by Mr. Jason M. Yets
Strengthening Our Foundation:
Fostering an even more robust safety culture within the liquefied gas industry.
by CDR Jason Smith
Making the Safe, Safer:
Implementing safety management systems on domestic passenger vessels.
by Mr. Eric P. Christensen

USCG Mission Management System

One System:
Connecting SMS requirements to vessel operations.
by LT Josh Buck
The IMO Mandatory Member State Audit Program:
Appraising the flag.
by Mr. John J. Hannon


Nothing to Fear:
Objective auditors drive quality throughout organizations.
by Captain Inderjit Arora
Audits vs. Inspections:
What's the difference?
by Mr. Anthony D. Morris

Investigations and Safety Management Systems

A Tale of Two Ships:
Examining SMS similarities, strengths, and weaknesses.
by Mr. Keith Fawcett
Suspension and Revocation for Safety Management System Violations:
Maintaining standards for competence and conduct essential to safety at sea.
by CDR Christopher F. Coutu
Putting People at the Center:
Integrating human factors into safety management systems.
by Ms. Dawn M. Gray

Lesson Learned

Deadly Fun:
Personal watercraft operating dangers.
by Ms. Sarah K. Webster

On Deck

Assistant Commandant's Perspective
by Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas
Champion’s Point of View
by CAPT David M. Flaherty
Nautical Queries
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