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Casualty Management Guidelines

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by The Nautical Institute
Casualties are not straightforward and mariners who find themselves involved in them rarely have previous experience. These comprehensive practical guidelines will help seafarers during a casualty when demands can be confusing, contradictory, unclear or a combination of all three. Masters and crew members are told what to expect from people or organisations that might be involved as thecasualty unfolds.
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Modern Watchkeeping and the Human Element: DVD

DVD of the international conference held in Delhi in December 2008. An essential information source and training aid for all those interested in issues such as the quality ship, bridge procedures, accident avoidance and all human factors in operations and training.
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Launch and Recovery of Boats from Ships

by Dag Pike
Launching, operating and recovering small boats are activities outside the expertise of most crew and can require considerable skill and seamanship. For safety reasons, a practice drill is unlikely to provide a realistic simulation of an emergency situation.
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Admiralty Manual of Navigation Vol 2: Astro Navigation

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by Royal Navy
11th edition. Satellite technology enables almost every mariner to use electronic navaids to fix their position on the oceans. However, electronic systems can be disrupted by errors in a satellite or its ground control systems, defects in shipboard equipment or interference with satellite signals. The celestial chart therefore remains the most reliable tool for mariners navigating out of sight of land. ...
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Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

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by Johan Buysse
First-year ice remains a major obstacle for commercial traffic, limiting vessel's speed and manoeuvrability. Ice has the potential to damage propellers, main engines, rudders and hull plating, and creates a greater risk of collision with structures and other vessels.
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Shiphandling Logbook

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This addition to the Nautical Institute’s suite of logbooks allows mariners to record and reflect on the shiphandling manoeuvres they carry out, either on board ship or on simulators. For each activity, the mariner risk-assesses and describes the manoeuvre, noting details such as wind and current, pivot point propulsion and rudder. Space is provided for the Master or instructor to comment on how they felt t...
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The Use of Visual Aids to Navigation

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by Squire, David
The advance of technology has changed the development of, and reliance on, visual aids to navigation but they continue to be vital tools for mariners to assess and verify their position. They provide situational awareness and orientation, indicate current flow and afford redundancy for electronic systems. They also highlight individual dangers such as wrecks, rocks and shoals. The book updates an original r...
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Mooring and Anchoring Ships: Principles and Practice: Vol. 1

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by Clark, I. C.
This well-researched book sets out to explain the principles involved when ships use lines and anchors to hold them in place. The particular value of this book lies in the illustrations and the seamanlike text, which is based on theoretical principles but explained in a practical way. The Foreword is written by the former
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Mooring and Anchoring Ships: Inspection and Maintenance: Vol. 2

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by Vervloesem, Walter
This is the most comprehensive survey into mooring equipment yet undertaken and the results are essential information for surveyors, inspectors and ship operators concerned with proper use and maintenance. The book demonstrates, with the use of photographs, appropriate and inappropriate use of mooring equipment. The author draws on his picture library from over 1,000 ship visits to show how lack of awarenes...
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A Square Rig Handbook: Operation Safety Training Equipment

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by Scott, Frank
Aimed at the sail training sector, this practical handbook explains how the introduction of new materials has influenced design and operation. Advice is given on voyage planning, operations and safety. The different training and equipment needs for vessels with modern technology, rather than those constructed to traditional design, is covered. It is aimed at those who serve, or wish to serve,
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£65.00
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The Work of The Harbourmaster Scheme

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The book is linked to the Institute’s self-study scheme leading to a Harbour Master’s Certificate. It explains how responsibilities vary between ports and, based on the experience of Harbour Masters from different types of ports all over the world, gives examples of what new entrants to the industry may encounter. Different aspects of the role are examined, largely following the course of a vessel as it app...
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A Simulation Instructor's Handbook

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by Carson, Jackson
This handbook has been developed after years of simulator training experience and discussion with simulation instructors. Simulation is a valuable resource, and it is used increasingly in training, but what about training the trainer? Specialised training on integrating simulators into teaching is not always available. The book is a resource for instructors, or those aspiring to be instructors, who are expe...
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Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners

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A system of examinations for aviation pilots in human performance and limitation has produced great advances in safety for that sector. This book introduces the concept to seafarers so that they can understand their own limitations and make the best use of their physical and mental abilities in the challenging shipboard environment. This book looks at the realities of living and working on board and explain...
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Mentoring at Sea: The 10 Minute Challenge

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by Le, Goubin Andre
Anyone can be a mentor at sea and anyone can benefit from mentoring – and it only takes 10 minutes to get started. This book explains how knowledge gained through experience, and then reflected upon, can be passed on in an informal but purposeful way. Every suggestion will take no more than 10 minutes to carry out but incorporating opportunities for mentoring into the daily onboard routine will widen and...
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£55.00
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Monitoring Turns Using Radar

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A surprisingly simple radar technique to achieve the otherwise complex task of monitoring turns in confined waters. This radar navigation technique is a very useful tool for conducting turns in blind pilotage and passage plans. Briefing and CD.
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Anchor Handling Vessel Safety

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by Hancox, M. T.
Design characteristics and weaknesses in offshore oilfield anchor handling and towing vessels that can lead to damage or even capsizing are examined. The author shares over 30 years of operational experience, detailing how some operations, especially those in deep water, pose particular threats. Preventative actions are outlined and examples of events that AHT Masters could face are detailed and checklists ...
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The Mariner's Guide to Marine Communications

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by Waugh, Ian
Aimed at watchkeeping officers and those aspiring to their GMDSS certificates, this practical and concise guide takes the reader through a typical voyage and all the communication routines that will be required, both for safety and commercial reasons. Crew calls are covered and examples of costings are given. Regulations, satellite and land-based radio systems, distress, emergency and safety communication...
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Navigation Accidents and Their Causes

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by The Nautical Institute
Navigation Accidents and their Causes looks at major casualties to illustrate the lessons that can be learned from them and sets out practical ways for those on the bridge to consider risks, plan for them and then take action to avoid them.
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£69.00
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Numerical Weather Prediction

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by Davies, Huw
Numerical weather prediction (NWP) has significantly improved the accuracy of weather forecasts and enabled the development of services specifically for mariners, including routeing advice and forecasts as ECDIS overlays. This practical
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From Paper Charts to ECDIS: A Practical Voyage Plan

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by Gale, Harry
This second edition recognises that practical guidance on equipment, training and operational practices is now urgently needed. Everything necessary to manage this fundamental change is covered, and theoretical knowledge is made real through contributions from seagoing members of The Nautical Institute. Best practice is encapsulated in the industry recommendations for ECDIS
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