The newly elected President of The Nautical Institute, Captain Nick Nash (illustrated) has pledged to help in its efforts to improve standards of shiphandling and bridge resource management (BRM). The election took place on 23 May.
Captain Nash is Senior Master for Carnival Corporation’s 144,000gt, 3650 passenger vessel Royal Princess. He also teaches at the group’s simulator training facility in Amsterdam, where he is a part-time lecturer on BRM and Shiphandling. The Institute has recently published a Shiphandling logbook aimed at providing users with an essential tool to help them manage the development of their skills and take advantage of training opportunities.