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Dr. Claire Pekcan

Dr. Claire Pekcan

Posted on 17.08.2022 by Stephanie Dykes

Dr Claire Pekcan is a Director of Safe Marine Ltd, a consultancy specialising in maritime human factors.  Claire has a PhD in safety at sea from the University of London and a master’s degree in occupational psychology.  

Formerly a Professor of Maritime Applied Psychology at Warsash Maritime Academy, she was a key member of the research team at Warsash for 20 years, and contributed to both HORIZON and MARTHA projects on seafarer fatigue.  Claire sits on a number of shipping industry working groups, including the Human Element working Group (HEWG) of IMarEST, the Human Element Advisory Group (HEAG) of the UK MCA, and she is also a technical consultant to the Human Element sub-committee of Intertanko.  She was an advisor to the UK delegation to the IMO sessions on the revision of the fatigue guidelines in 2016 and 2017.

Dr. Claire Pekcan - CHIRP


August 2022

Dr. Claire Pekcan

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