Author: House, D J
Published August 2015
Docking a vessel successfully involves many skills and trades, requiring a teamwork operation between ships crews and the shoreside docking personnel. This book describes dock types alongside the various methods of docking, stability concerns, repair activities, steelwork management, legislation and survey detail, as well as shipyard safety requirements.
- Includes a new chapter on steelwork and material management of the shipyard complex.
- Contains over a hundred photographs and illustrations, including a full colour plate section.
- Full coverage of dry dock operations, handling facilities, main ship building slips and shipyard repair activities.
Table of Contents
Introduction Conversion tables Abbreviation list Docking terminology Brief anthology of the history of shipbuilding 1. Dry dock types 2. Docking procedures 3. Docking stability 4. Dry dock operations 5. Dry dock safety procedures 6. Steelwork and material management of the shipyard 7. Dry dock legislation and survey detail Question & Answer section Bibliography Index
Publication date: 26 August 2015