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...
Survival Craft Release and Retrieval Systems is an essential and comprehensive guide to the safe operation of survival craft release and retrieval systems. Written by the seafarer for the seafarer, it contains up-to-date guidance on lifeboat safety – including summaries of all major regulations –informative incident case studies, and a handy lifeboat launch and recovery checklist that can be used on board.
This publication, by Captain Eduardo Gilardoni and Captain Juan Presedo, examines ship handling in shallow waters and the differences that may be experienced when compared with deep water conditions. It contains theoretical and practical information for ships navigating in open water and in confined channels. The text, methods, diagrams and equations are easy to follow and understand, making it the ideal ha...
A practical handbook to be used by trainee, trainer and manager alike, Maritime Training On Board is a comprehensive guide to the major elements involved in onboard training and is designed to ensure an effective and dynamic learning environment. This Fifth Edition is updated to incorporate both the recent technological advances to maritime training, and the entry into force of the 2010 Manila Amendments to...
This guide has been a useful tool on the basic principles in daily chartering and other shipping transactions for over 30 years and serves as an indispensable checklist to refer to during your negotiations. The latest edition reflects recent legal developments and current commercial practice. It also includes a valuable new section on cyber security.
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...
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.