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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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Shiphandling Logbook

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This addition to the Nautical Institute’s suite of logbooks allows mariners to record and reflect on the shiphandling manoeuvres they carry out, either on board ship or on simulators. For each activity, the mariner risk-assesses and describes the manoeuvre, noting details such as wind and current, pivot point propulsion and rudder. Space is provided for the Master or instructor to comment on how they felt t...
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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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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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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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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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Navigation Accidents and Their Causes

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by The Nautical Institute
Navigation Accidents and their Causes looks at major casualties to illustrate the lessons that can be learned from them and sets out practical ways for those on the bridge to consider risks, plan for them and then take action to avoid them.
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Numerical Weather Prediction

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by Davies, Huw
Numerical weather prediction (NWP) has significantly improved the accuracy of weather forecasts and enabled the development of services specifically for mariners, including routeing advice and forecasts as ECDIS overlays. This practical
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From Paper Charts to ECDIS: A Practical Voyage Plan

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by Gale, Harry
This second edition recognises that practical guidance on equipment, training and operational practices is now urgently needed. Everything necessary to manage this fundamental change is covered, and theoretical knowledge is made real through contributions from seagoing members of The Nautical Institute. Best practice is encapsulated in the industry recommendations for ECDIS
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The Naval Handbook for Ship Firefighters

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by Royal Navy
Fire at sea is one of the most dangerous hazards. This handbook complements training given to naval firefighters, covering safety, correct principles and use of equipment, types of fire and emergency response. The last chapter, contributed by The Nautical Institute and written by FGM Evans FNI GIFire E, examines the hazards on commercial vessels, particularly cargo fires. The handbook provides a refresher f...
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The Naval Handbook for Survivors

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Abandoning ship is a team effort and this classic handbook is designed to complement the training given to naval personnel for the 25-person liferaft. It covers evacuation, inflation, equipment, communications, search and rescue,
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Improving Ship Operational Design

Bad ship design can kill people. It can also make working on board difficult and resting on board impossible. Good design can make maritime operations safer and more effective. This book aims to give naval architects and ship designers, both new and experienced, an insight into how seafarers work and live on the
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Handling Ships in Ice: A Practical Guide To Handling Class 1A And 1AS Ships

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by Buysse, Johan
This is a practical guide to handling class 1A and 1AS ships in ice conditions in the Baltic and St Lawrence seaways. With global warming opening up ice-bound areas for longer periods, there is a growing demand for ice-class ships and Masters, officers and pilots to navigate them. This is a text on extreme seamanship, demonstrating the difficulties of navigating in ice and the precautions needed for safe pa...
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Stability, Trim and Strength for Merchant Ships and Fishing Vessels

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by Clark, I. C.
This book is a major reference work for the international shipping industry. It is a useful source of reference for sea staff and fleet managers who need a deeper
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The Naval Handbook for Sailmakers

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by Royal Navy
Traditional maritime skills like sailmaking and canvas work have been handed down for generations but seldom recorded. There are few authoritative sources of information on this subject but the Royal Navy has maintained this knowledge
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