American Public University Live Webinar: Overcoming Maritime Risks

Sunday, February 13, 2011
American Public University (APU), part of American Public University System, will host a live webinar on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, to examine best practices for managing regulatory, environmental and operational risks faced by the maritime industry. APU Professor Donald McKay, a noted maritime transportation and logistics expert and Joseph Keefe, managing editor of Maritime Professional, will discuss the financial impact of complex day-to-day challenges – including acts of piracy, catastrophic accidents, natural disasters and the loss of infrastructure resulting in downtime. McKay and Keefe will also present solutions for maintaining a healthy bottom line.    
Topics include:
  • Standards of Training and Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Compliance
  • Cost-effective education of the entire maritime workforce
  • Utilizing technology to more effectively deliver content
  • Optimizing operational efficiency while minimizing vulnerability
For more information or to register, please visit
What:           Maritime Risk: Overcoming Uncertainty and Meeting Compliance Standards by Empowering Individuals
Who:             Donald McKay, APUS adjunct professor of transportation and logistics management
Joseph Keefe, managing editor of Maritime Professional
When:           February 16, 2011
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. EST

This webcast will also include a Q&A session with the speakers:
 Donald McKay, Adjunct Professor of Transportation and Logistics Management at APU
Joe Keefe, Managing Editor of Maritime Professional
to register:
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