Archive | November, 2013

External websites featuring SMACS

As SMACS exposure continues to increase, the external websites which feature the project will be recorded here. Check this page occasionally to see the list increasing. Nimbus Centre, CIT, Cork, Ireland http://nimbus.cit.ie/research/collaborations/smacs/ Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden http://www.chalmers.se/en/projects/Pages/SMACS-Small-Craft-Emergency-Response-and-Survival-Training-for-Arctic-Conditions.aspx Maritime Safety and Survival Training Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland http://www.landsbjorg.is/slysavarnaskoli-sjomanna International association of safety and survival training. IASST […]

Sea Rescue Coordination meeting for the Kattegatt area

The Sea Rescue Coordination meeting for the Kattegatt area was briefed recently on SMACS, by Jesper Jensen of the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS). The objective of the meeting was to find ways of cooperating between different agencies and volunteer organisations. The event was hosted by the Swedish Maritime Organisation. Co host was The port […]

NMCI telemedicine workshop on Nov 27th

A telemedicine workshop was held at the National Maritime College of Ireland, Ringaskiddy, Cork, Ireland on the 27th of November as part of the SMACS project. This workshop had a very interesting agenda as outlined below including sessions on maritime and land telemedicine with stakeholders from hospitals, Irish navy and army, maritime training organisations, technology […]

Whole Body Shock and Vibration

FRC international held a two day course in Whole Body Shock and Vibration in cooperation with Chalmers University of technology and SSRS. During the course we had the opportunity to interview domain experts on their view on the challenges arctic mariners face and also to give an overview of the project and gave them the […]

SMACS article in Shock Mitigation Directory

Nice article on the SMACS-project by http://shockmitigationdirectory.com http://shockmitigationdirectory.com/news-detail/smacs—a-safer-arctic-for-small-craft-mariners/60/ A request to fill in the questionnaire has been send out to more than 3000 recipients that are signed up on Shock Mitigations newsletter

SMACS in the papers

The SMACS project was mentioned in two Irish newspapers recently, providing publicity for the project. The Irish examiner has circulation of about 40,000 copies and is an excellent platform from which to inform thge public of the work being undertaken for SMACS.