An essential tool for studying towards the OOW (Deck) Certificate of Competency, exam preparation is made easy with this handy pocket book packed with over 500 self-assessment questions. Ideal for self-study, or with a colleague or small group, topics covered include seamanship, cargo and typical ship operations.
This publication provides in-depth practical knowledge of electrical appliances associated with modern marine starter safety and control circuits. It explains and illustrates the elements of marine switchgear starters, how to take electrical measurements, and the principles of direct on line (DOL) and Star-Delta (Wye-Delta) motor starters.
New Witherby's publication - released in July 2018.
Written by an industry expert, this detailed, illustrated publication provides guidance and practical advice relating to the handling of cruise liners and ferries.
Captain Nick Nash, Master Mariner, FRGS, FRIN, FNI, shares his extensive knowledge and experience gained from over fourteen years in command of cruise ships.
The 385-page book covers ...
New publication from UK Chamber of Shipping and Hill Dickinson LLP - released in July 2018.
This publication provides guidance to shipping companies on implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which entered into force in May 2018. It summarises the key requirements of the GDPR and the actions companies should take to implement data protection policies in compliance. It focuses spe...
This new publication (released Agust 2018) aims to provide guidance on the general principles, procedures and equipment involved for mooring and cargo transfer of crude oil and other petroleum products.
This publication identifies potential hazards at the LPG/chemical ship/shore interface. Referencing industry regulations and guidance, it suggests best working practices for the terminal and the ship to minimise the risk of incident and to help raise overall safety awareness.
This new publication offers guidelines for safe cargo handling and associated operations on board F(P)SOs. It supplements existing guidance in the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT), by addressing activities and procedures that are either outside the scope of ISGOTT or are conducted differently on F(P)SOs, which often have multiple operations taking place at the same time. Thi...
This publication on the alleviation of excessive surge pressure provides practical advice on surge hazards and risk management. It also outlines the principal design and operational recommendations for cargo transfer systems. It will benefit managers, designers, engineers and operators of liquefied gas carriers and terminal loading and unloading systems.
Many oil and gas terminals require the Master to sign ‘Conditions of Use’ before being admitted to berth at the terminal. These COUs are often presented at short notice and contain onerous terms that are balanced against shipowners.
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The purpose of this guide is to assist a vessel’s staff to prepare both themselves and the vessel for a ship inspection.
Vessels' Practical Guide to Vetting (formerly Seafarers' Guide to Vetting Inspections) is the result of an INTERTANKO Vetting Committee initiative and has been written for all Officers and crew on board...
This 9th edition of 'Ballast Water Management' has been fully updated to reflect the recent entry into force of the BWM Convention. Providing up-to-date information on the current state of international and national ballast water legislation, it contains essential information on the requirements for compliance and the treatment options available. It also includes data sheets for both IMO and USCG Type Appro...
Masters and officers certified under STCW serving on board ships fitted with ECDIS must undertake an approved ECDIS generic training programme. This handy publication allows mariners to record details of these ECDIS training courses, undertaken both on shore and at sea, and also includes a helpful familiarisation checklist, for use on board, to ensure that they are proficient in the operation of ship’s ECDI...
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...
ISGOTT was first published in 1978 and combined the contents of the ‘Tanker Safety Guide (Petroleum)’, published by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and the ‘International Oil Tanker and Terminal Safety Guide’, by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF). In producing this Fifth Edition, the content has again been reviewed by these ICS and OCIMF, together with the International Assoc...