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.
New edition of this publication has been anounced for December 2018. Please contact us to pre-order.
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 o...
OCIMF’s Tanker Management and Self Assessment: A Best Practice Guide, Third Edition (2017) is an essential tool for tanker vessel operators in achieving high standards of ship management and safety. A useful complement to IMO Conventions and Codes, this third edition has been updated to reflect current legislation and emerging issues, and incorporates feedback from companies and users of previous editions o...
Historically, LNG carriers have been unable to transit the Canal, mainly due to size restrictions. Following expansion of the Canal, this Guide will benefit LNG ship operators and Masters in preparation for transit of this vital waterway via the Cocoli and Agua Clara locks.
Fully illustrated in colour throughout, this comprehensive manual compiled by the UK P&I Club details best practice for the carriage, loading and storage requirements for a wide range of cargoes. It also contains essential information on draught surveys, preparing cargo plans and the stowage of general and deck cargoes.
Published November 2017.
This guide, now in its 12th edition, has become an invaluable tool to assist ship and office staff, charterers and oil majors gain a clear understanding to ensure the effective vetting of ships.The INTERTANKO Secretariat receives countless enquiries for up-to-date information on the different vetting and ship inspection requirements of oil and chemical companies, insurers and und...
'Understanding UK Shipping' gives an oversight of the legal and administrative processes of shipping within the UK, as well as the numerous regulations that govern ships, ports, crew, trading and operations.
A joint publication by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI), Recommendations for Oil and Chemical Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment provides clear recommendations and guidance for oil tankers, chemical tankers and dual classed oil/chemical tankers with the aim of achieving improved safety, standardisation and compatibility with terminal f...