This book has been written to provide the Master of an offshore support vessel with essential knowledge and techniques that can be applied when connecting the tug to a vessel in peril or for salvage towing services.
In the late 1960s, P&O established ferry services in the North Sea and English Channel. Roll-on/roll-off operations and containerisation were introduced and new ships, facilities and investment was needed to take advantage of developments. What followed was several decades of growth, buyouts and divisions.
This second volume in the Collecting Maritime Evidence series focuses on electronic evidence – what it is, how to preserve and collect it, and how it can be used to understand the circumstances that led to a maritime incident.
Nautilus Telegraph's Book of the Month for November 2019 is available at a special discount
The Sea Journal contains first-hand records by a great range of travellers of their encounters with strange creatures and new lands, full of dangers and delights, pleasures and perils.
The End of the German High Seas Fleet through eyes of children in the local Orkney community. This well-researched history is given life and immediacy by personal stories - with the added bonus of hearing how the events of June 1919 brought washed-up treasures to the Orkney islanders and created salvage jobs for many years to come.
Launched in 1906, the Royal Navy battleship HMS Dreadnought served as such a step change in warship design, construction and operation that the name passed into common usage to define an entire class of similar vessels rapidly built by other maritime nations as the First World War loomed.
Bill Mallalieu was a journalist before going to sea, and his writing experience is put to good use in this pacey, vibrant tale based on his own experiences, full of lively characters and punchy, irreverent dialogue.
Merchant Navy Engineering Officers keep ships moving literally and figuratively. Everything from the propulsion system to the sewage system is looked after by the skilled professionals who use their d...
This informative book is designed to support students working towards their Maritime and Coastguard Agency Certificate of Competency exams. It also serves as the ideal companion for any seafarer wishing to refresh or update their knowledge.
This handy pocket book is crammed with information on marine engineering, covering subjects such as firefighting, engine room systems and electrical safety. It is an invaluable resource for students and trainers, as well as for serving engineers who want to reinforce their knowledge of onboard systems. The question and answer format makes it ideal for revision and self-testing purposes, and the text is supported by annotated line drawings throughout.