The accurate measurement of dry bulk cargoes by a ship considerably minimises the risk of shortage claims and disputes. This guide outlines the methods and corrections for a draught survey to be carried out to the required accuracy. It is supported by draught measurement calculations and illustrations which show best practice.
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This new edition of BARECON is more concise than its predecessor. Provisions that are no longer relevant have been removed and wordings have been consolidated to avoid unnecessary duplication. As well as accompanying explanatory notes, the publication contains helpful definitions that have been requested by users, including but not limited to ‘latent defects’.
This publication has been revised to incorporate the latest guidance and practical advice for ships transiting the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait. All the data contained within this Guide has been reviewed and validated by Auriga Pilots, drawing on their considerable experience in all areas of the Marine Park and beyond.
This edition of ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping sets out procedures for the correct configuration of ECDIS and, utilising the APEM methodology, highlights best practices for passage planning and watchkeeping.
This pocket guide provides an overview of the rules, regulations and procedures that should be followed when preparing for pilot embarkation and disembarkation. The text is supported by explanatory photographs and diagrams which demonstrate good and bad practice.
This thoroughly researched and comprehensive account examines both the political, maritime and logistic aspects of the Arctic convoy campaign. Controversially it reveals that the losses of merchant vessels were significantly greater than hitherto understood.
This training record book is written by the MNTB and approved by the MCA. It is for use by trainee officers undertaking onboard training leading to a certificate of competency for Small Vessel Engineer Office of the Watch (EOOW), (less than 9000kW, less than 3000 GT). This publication is available only to MCA approved Small Vessel Engineering Training Providers, a full list can be found here.
This comprehensive publication, compiled by the UK P&I Club, details best practice for the carriage, loading and storage requirements of a wide range of cargoes. It also contains essential information on draught surveys and preparing cargo plans.
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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.
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.
This book's objective is to help marine and electrical engineers acquire the knowledge required by STCW for management and operational level endorsements and to become more familiar with various electrical applications that can be found on board ship.