This book balances the considerations for the different ice types that ships' officers may encounter, whether first year or multi-year ice, and the different ice types in the arctic, Great Lakes or the Baltic. A good example of the outcome of a misinterpretation of the ice type a vessel is presented with was given to the whole world in 2007, when the ' MS Explorer ' sank in the Antarctic Ocean. While, as in...
Section 1 - Understanding Rule 10 and the need for TSS Routeing Measures
1 A History of Ship Routeing and the Development of Traffic Separation Schemes
2 The Concept and Application of Traffic Separation
3 Rule 10 Traffic Separation Schemes
Section 2 - The use of Colregs when Operating in the Vicinity of a TSS
4 Approaching and Entering a TSS
6 Case Study of the G...
Written by and for professional navigators, with high resolution graphics and screen-shots, this latest edition continues the principles of Captain Salmon’s original text providing an essential guide for the modern navigator.
Since the first edition of this guide by SIGTTO was published, concern among the coastal States, major cargo importers, ship owners and shipmasters regarding navigational safety in the Straits has continued. The Straits remain one of the busiest and most congested seaways in the world and the carriage of cargoes in this region increases year on year. The interest and participation of all continues today man...