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 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.
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 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 ...