The aim of this publication is to provide seafarers with the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to carry out safe and effective operation of ships powered by fuels covered within the IGF Code.
This fully illustrated 500-page reference book covers every aspect of the safe handling of bulk liquid gases (LNG, LPG and chemical gases) on board ships and at the ship/shore interface at terminals. It is indispensable for personnel training for operational qualifications as well as those already engaged in liquefied gas operations.
The purpose of this book is to introduce the fundamental aspects of ship operations that can provide a safe working environment for all on board, from the regulations and guidance that governs and controls safety, to the basic onboard measures that can be used to mitigate risk.
In line with the Ballast Water Management Convention (2004), all ships of 400 GT and above are required to keep a record of each ballast water operation performed on board. This handy record book is an essential tool for achieving compliance with these regulations, providing step-by-step instructions and blank record tables for both routine and non-routine ballast water operations.
This document provides recommendations on the layout, strength and fittings for gas carrier manifolds. This version is an update to the previous edition of ‘Manifold Recommendations for Liquefied Gas Carriers (2011)’.
This publication is a comprehensive guide to chemical tanker cargo operations. It is an essential reference point for serving officers and managers, as well as those undertaking advanced training as required by the STCW Convention. Fully illustrated throughout with colour photographs and annotated diagrams, it covers topics such as international regulations, cargo handling and hazards, environmental protect...
Studying for any certificate of competency can be a daunting task, not made easier by the need to plough through weighty textbooks and legislative publications. This book, which written by Angus Ferguson, Curriculum Head - Faculty of Nautical Studies at City of Glasgow College is a comprehensive, publication that summarises the key elements of the seamanship syllabus.
This book may be used for self-study to build navigational skills or as a comprehensive onboard source of reference. The book is broken down into clearly marked sections, making it easy to locate particular information and to follow the various techniques step by step. It is illustrated throughout with colour photographs, diagrams, chart sections and tables.
Mooring Equipment Guidelines is an industry publication for the safe mooring of tankers and gas carriers at terminals. The publication provides clear and concise guidance for ship and terminal designers, ship operators and mooring line manufacturers on safe mooring system design, with an emphasis on the safety of ship and terminal personnel.
This pocket guide is designed to promote and improve safety in harbour towage. Based on industry best practice, it contains checklists coupled with guidance covering pilot/master exchange of information, harbour towage best practice, tug types, use of messenger and heaving lines, towing points, release of towline, hydrodynamic interaction, escort towage, changing between direct and indirect towing, and pilo...
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.