Media engagement and impact 


'Port Walks Part 1: Containers Changed Everything' (Podcast),, 21 April, 2017. [Sampson, H. and Wu, B. (minute 18:00); Amante, M.S.V. (minute 22:20)].

'Connecting with crews', Nautilus International TelegraphMarch 2017, p 22.

'The unspoken role of a seaman’s wife: A seaman’s success cannot be attributed to the hardworking husband or to his good wife alone. It’s a team effort.',, 14 February 17.

'The unspoken role of a seaman’s wife', 14 February 2017.

'On board and online: Why every seaman needs internet',, 8 February 2017.

'Seattle chosen to offer US CoastGuard lifeboat training', IHS Safety at Sea, February 2017, p 14.

'A life saver that doesn’t live up to its name', The Sea, January/February 2017, p 4-6.

'Training can ease lifeboat drill fears', IHS Safety at Sea, January, p 8.

'Social aspects on-board affecting well being of the seafarer', presented by I. Acejo, IMarEST TV,  3 January 2017.

'Leadership lessons for the 21st century', Nautilus International TelegraphJanuary 2017, p 23.


‘MITAGS-PMI Chooses Northwest Maritime Academy for Lifeboat, Survival Training, The Northwest Maritime Academy, 29 November 2016.

‘MITAGS-PMI Chooses Northwest Maritime Academy for Lifeboat, Survival Training, The Maritime Executive, 29 November 2016.

‘Too frightened to be safe’, IHS Safety at Sea, November 2016, p 18.

‘Too scared of lifeboat drills to be safe’, IHS FairplayNovember 2016, p 6-7.

‘Presentation on Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC), Cardiff University, UK, University of the Philippines Diliman,, November 2016.

‘Industry leaders face up to domestic skills decline’, Nautilus International Telegraph, November 2016, p 23.

‘Lifeboat drill incidents’, Maritime Journal,,-survival-and-training/lifeboat-drill-incidents 31 October 2016.

‘Northwest Maritime Academy to offer lifeboat training’, Professional Mariner, 27 October 2016.

 ‘Too frightened to be safe: lifeboat drills’, IHS Fairplay,, 22 October 2016.

‘Norsafe adds its voice to perceived LSA problems’, TANKEROperator, 21 October 2016.

‘Material exchanges between ship staff and port personnel’, media presentation to World Maritime University, 21 October 2016, H. Sampson.

‘Norsafe Concerned at Spate of LSA Drill Accidents’,, 20 October 2016.

‘Filipino seafarers on board ships.’ Sigaw ng Bayan (Voice of the People) Montreal. CKUT 90.3 FM (, 14 October 2016, I. Acejo.

‘Counting the cost of not training’, Industry insight, IHS Fairplay, October 2016, p 16-17.

‘Shore-side corruption and bad practice highlighted’, The Sea, July/August 2016, p 3.

‘Do you trust the equipment on your vessel?’, Nautilus International Telegraph, July 2016, p 2.

‘Shady dealings in the docks’, Nautilus International Telegraph, June 2016, p 25.

‘Of Myths and Challenges WOMEN SEAFARERS’, Marinoworld,, 20 June 2016.

‘Seafarers Drowning Under Pressures, Relationships and Paperwork’, KVH Media Group, 15 May 2016.

‘Seafarers – Are you happy in your work?’, Seatrade Maritime News,, 26 April 2016.

‘Shipping: Training: Written question – 24309’,, 29 January 2016

‘Cost defective’, IHS Safety at Sea, Training News, 26 January 2016.

‘Guidelines for implementing the occupational safety and health provisions of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006’ (p4),, 24 January 2016.


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