Essays about: "LIFEBOAT"

Found 2 essays containing the word LIFEBOAT.

  1. 1. Twitter & Migrant Lifeboat Rescue: Examination of social media and organizational response to a stormy newspaper article

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Darren Ingram; [2019]
    Keywords : AUDIENCE PERCEPTION; CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS; FAKE NEWS; NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION; SOCIAL MEDIA; STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT; TWITTER;

    Abstract : A prominent British newspaper and its website publishes an inflammatory article stating that a lifeboat charity has been cynically abused by migrant traffickers who are using it as a ‘free ferry service’ to get their cargo of human beings into the United Kingdom. What reaction is generated on the Twitter social media network? What narrative, language usage and sentiment is formed? How does the charity react? This thesis examines this case and discovers through word frequency and conversational analysis how one news story reverberated in 280 characters or less. READ MORE

  2. 2. A study on how to improve the mass evacuation at sea with the use of survival crafts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Martin Pospolicki; [2017]
    Keywords : Evacuation; safety; passenger; ship; ferry; sea; survival craft; lifeboat; liferaft; SOLAS regulations; maritime; improvement; issues; problems; Norman Atlantic; Sorrento; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The development of maritime safety is often triggered by accidents. The purpose of this study is to learn how mass evacuation with survival crafts can be improved at sea, by reviewing the publicly available information from some of the most recent accidents. READ MORE