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Mooring and Anchoring Ships: Principles and Practice: Vol. 1

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by Clark, I. C.
This well-researched book sets out to explain the principles involved when ships use lines and anchors to hold them in place. The particular value of this book lies in the illustrations and the seamanlike text, which is based on theoretical principles but explained in a practical way. The Foreword is written by the former
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Casualty Management Guidelines

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by The Nautical Institute
Casualties are not straightforward and mariners who find themselves involved in them rarely have previous experience. These comprehensive practical guidelines will help seafarers during a casualty when demands can be confusing, contradictory, unclear or a combination of all three. Masters and crew members are told what to expect from people or organisations that might be involved as thecasualty unfolds.
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Modern Watchkeeping and the Human Element: DVD

DVD of the international conference held in Delhi in December 2008. An essential information source and training aid for all those interested in issues such as the quality ship, bridge procedures, accident avoidance and all human factors in operations and training.
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Admiralty Manual of Navigation Vol 2: Astro Navigation

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by Royal Navy
11th edition. Satellite technology enables almost every mariner to use electronic navaids to fix their position on the oceans. However, electronic systems can be disrupted by errors in a satellite or its ground control systems, defects in shipboard equipment or interference with satellite signals. The celestial chart therefore remains the most reliable tool for mariners navigating out of sight of land. ...
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Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

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by Johan Buysse
First-year ice remains a major obstacle for commercial traffic, limiting vessel's speed and manoeuvrability. Ice has the potential to damage propellers, main engines, rudders and hull plating, and creates a greater risk of collision with structures and other vessels.
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Mooring and Anchoring Ships: Inspection and Maintenance: Vol. 2

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by Vervloesem, Walter
This is the most comprehensive survey into mooring equipment yet undertaken and the results are essential information for surveyors, inspectors and ship operators concerned with proper use and maintenance. The book demonstrates, with the use of photographs, appropriate and inappropriate use of mooring equipment. The author draws on his picture library from over 1,000 ship visits to show how lack of awarenes...
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Admiralty Manual of Navigation Vol 1: The Principles of Navigation

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by Alan Peacock
The Admiralty Manuals are recognised throughout the world as the leading authority on navigational knowledge and techniques. This edition includes the use of satellites and the display of navigational information on electronic charts. Theory is combined with practice so that safe and reliable operations can be learned. According to Admiral Sir Jonathon Band GCB ADC, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval S...
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Admiralty Manual Of Seamanship

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by Vic Vance
Of great importance to the maritime community, this collaboration between the Royal Navy and The Nautical Institute contains a wealth of experience. The fundamental principles of good seamanship are unchanging, whatever technology is introduced. The book is relevant to merchant and naval training schools and
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The Use of Visual Aids to Navigation

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by Squire, David
The advance of technology has changed the development of, and reliance on, visual aids to navigation but they continue to be vital tools for mariners to assess and verify their position. They provide situational awareness and orientation, indicate current flow and afford redundancy for electronic systems. They also highlight individual dangers such as wrecks, rocks and shoals. The book updates an original r...
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Polar Ship Operations – a practical guide

by Captain Duke Snider FNI
Operating ships within any ice regime requires knowledge, skills and awareness beyond those possessed by most mariners. Written by a respected Arctic shipping expert with extensive operational experience, this book provides practical advice on conditions, awareness and preparations for transits in polar waters.
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Launch and Recovery of Boats from Ships

by Dag Pike
Launching, operating and recovering small boats are activities outside the expertise of most crew and can require considerable skill and seamanship. For safety reasons, a practice drill is unlikely to provide a realistic simulation of an emergency situation.
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Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence & Handbook

by The Nautical Institute
2 volume publiction: Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence the Mariner's Role in Collecting Evidence - Handbook Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence aims to provide broad answers to two questions. First, how should a Master react after an incident when several investigating bodies are knocking on the door, all with differing requirements and priorities. Second, how can the Mast...
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Maritime Security Handbook: Coping with Piracy

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by Jones, Steven
The first handbook in The Nautical Institute’s maritime security suite complements the author’s 2012 book Maritime Security: a practical guide. It takes the same practical approach to preparation and training before entering a high risk area, self-protection measures while within it and survival strategies if taken hostage. The book includes guidance on the effective implementation of the industry’s Best Ma...
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Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners

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A system of examinations for aviation pilots in human performance and limitation has produced great advances in safety for that sector. This book introduces the concept to seafarers so that they can understand their own limitations and make the best use of their physical and mental abilities in the challenging shipboard environment. This book looks at the realities of living and working on board and explain...
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Mentoring at Sea: The 10 Minute Challenge

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by Le, Goubin Andre
Anyone can be a mentor at sea and anyone can benefit from mentoring – and it only takes 10 minutes to get started. This book explains how knowledge gained through experience, and then reflected upon, can be passed on in an informal but purposeful way. Every suggestion will take no more than 10 minutes to carry out but incorporating opportunities for mentoring into the daily onboard routine will widen and...
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Monitoring Turns Using Radar

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A surprisingly simple radar technique to achieve the otherwise complex task of monitoring turns in confined waters. This radar navigation technique is a very useful tool for conducting turns in blind pilotage and passage plans. Briefing and CD.
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Anchor Handling Vessel Safety

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by Hancox, M. T.
Design characteristics and weaknesses in offshore oilfield anchor handling and towing vessels that can lead to damage or even capsizing are examined. The author shares over 30 years of operational experience, detailing how some operations, especially those in deep water, pose particular threats. Preventative actions are outlined and examples of events that AHT Masters could face are detailed and checklists ...
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The Mariner's Guide to Marine Communications

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by Waugh, Ian
Aimed at watchkeeping officers and those aspiring to their GMDSS certificates, this practical and concise guide takes the reader through a typical voyage and all the communication routines that will be required, both for safety and commercial reasons. Crew calls are covered and examples of costings are given. Regulations, satellite and land-based radio systems, distress, emergency and safety communication...
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Maritime Security Handbook: Stowaways by Sea

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by Jones, Steven
The second handbook in The Nautical Institute’s maritime security suite takes the same practical approach to making a vessel secure against stowaways, managing any that have succeeded in getting on board, collecting the necessary evidence and organising the repatriation process. Improvements in security have not reduced the number of stowaways or the number of incidents and it is seafarers who have to cope ...
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Leadership Throughout: How to Create Successful Enterprise

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by Jeffery, Richard
This practical guide looks at leadership in modern multicultural organisations with direct relevance to seafaring. Leadership is examined through five incremental steps: encourage awareness, provide direction, share information, create a positive atmosphere and coordinate action. This approach can successfully enhance the leadership skills of individuals, promote enterprise in small organisations, improve ...
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