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Investigation of the employment of disabled persons in the maritime industry e.g. new shore based jobs and the problems of disabled passengers in access and emergency situations.

Objective

The main objectives of the HANDIAMI project are:

1. To undertake a detailed comparative analysis of the level of existing provisions for disabled passengers in the maritime and other transport sectors.

2. To develop introductory training material for managers and staff in the maritime industry.

3. To promote the employment and retention of disabled maritime workers.

4. To highlight any safety specific issues that impact on ship design, operation and training.
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Demonstrations are foreseen for the following issues:

- Development of conceptual models for emergency situations on board ships (France)

- Passenger vessel emergencies - North Baltic and English Channel (Finland, Ireland and UK)

- Evacuation of passenger vessels (Greece)
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Related projects in the Waterborne Area.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

SOUTHAMPTON INSTITUTE
Address
East Park Terrace
Southampton
United Kingdom

Participants (8)

ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI
Greece
Address
Nea Egnatia
54606 Thessaloniki
CARDIFF UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Address
Newport Road 30-36
Cardiff
CORK REGIONAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Ireland
Address
Bishopstown
Cork
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE SUR LES TRANSPORTS ET LEUR S_CURIT_
France
Address
Avenue Du G,n,ral Malleret-joinville 2
94114 Arcueil
MARINE SAFETY INTERNATIONAL ROTTERDAM B.V.
Netherlands
Address
Wilhelminakade 701
3007 GG Rotterdam
SCANDLINES A/S
Denmark
Address
Dampfaergevej 10 3. Sal
2100 Copenhagen Oe
TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF FINLAND
Finland
Address
S,hk"miehentie 3
02055 Espoo
WARSASH MARITIME CENTRE
United Kingdom
Address
Newton Road
SO31 9ZL Warsash