About SEAbrary

What is SEAbrary

SEAbrary is an electronic repository of maritime safety knowledge related to maritime operations, management and design with a focus on Human Factors (HFs). It is also a portal, a common entry point, that enables users to access the safety data made available on the websites of various maritime organizations - regulators, service providers and industries.

SEAbrary's Strategic Objective

SEAbrary's main objective is to build a single point of source for maritime safety knowledge by making globally available and accessible the safety knowledge accumulated by various maritime organizations, entities and initiatives.

SEAbrary Content Development Priorities

SEAbrary content development priorities have been to focus on:
· Who: Sea Operations and Maritime Management
· Where: Globally
· What: Operational Risks, Human Factors & Ergonomics, Maintaining and Enhancing Safety, Regulations & Standards
· Maritime sector: Commercial Sea Transport

Content Management and Control

SEAbrary adopts the concept of Media-wiki products – anyone, who has content access, can comment, propose modification to an existing article, suggest a new topic or submit a draft article. However, there is an important difference that distinguishes SEAbrary from other wikies. A robust content management and control process supported by appropriate user rights management ensures the needed quality, credibility and consistency of stored safety data.

SEAbrary Partners

SEAbrary was initiated by University of Strathclyde in partnership with the following organizations:
· Deepblue SRL
· BeeBI Consulting GmbH
· CalMac Ferries Ltd.
· World Maritime University
The inititive aims at developing a comprehensive source of maritime safety information and make it available to users worldwide.