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    ICS Bridge Procedures Guide 5th Edition

    €169.00
    The ICS Bridge Procedures Guide is widely acknowledged as the principal industry guidance on safe bridge procedures, and is used by Masters, watchkeeping officers, companies and training institutions worldwide. The Guide is referenced in the footnotes of several International Maritime Organization (IMO) Conventions.
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    The ICS Bridge Procedures Guide is widely acknowledged as the principal industry guidance on safe bridge procedures, and is used by Masters, watchkeeping officers, companies and training institutions worldwide. The Guide isreferenced in the footnotes of several International Maritime Organization (IMO)Conventions.

    The new edition continues to embrace internationally agreed standards and recommendations adopted by the IMO, and now addresses the 2010 amendments to the STCW Convention introducing enhanced Bridge Resource Management training for all officers in charge of the navigationa watch. The newedition also includes helpful bridge andemergency checklists, including comprehensive ECDIS familiarisation checklists. Particular attention has also been given to the importance of the passage planning process, including the safe and effective use of technology. It is strongly recommended that a copy of the Fifth Edition is carried on board every ship, and that copies are held within shipping company technical departments. EACH COPY OF THE GUIDE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CD VERSION WITH A HELPFUL 'SEARCH’ FUNCTION.

    Content

    TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

    INTRODUCTION

    EFFECTIVE BRIDGE ORGANISATION

    1.1 Overview

    1.2 Bridge Resource Management and the Bridge Team

    1.3 Company Policy and Procedures

    1.4 Mobile Phones and Personal Electronic Devices

    1.5 Bridge Internet and Email

    1.6 Emergency Preparedness

    PASSAGE PLANNING

    2.1 Principles

    2.2 Responsibility for Passage Planning

    2.3 Appraisal

    2.4 Planning

    2.5 Executing and Monitoring the Passage Plan

    DUTIES OF THE OFFICER OF THE WATCH

    3.1 Overview

    3.2 Effective Watch Handover

    3.3 Managing the Bridge Watch

    3.4 Maintaining a Proper Look-out

    3.5 Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System

    3.6 Calling the Master

    3.7 Familiarity with Bridge Layout and Equipment

    3.8 Situational Awareness

    3.9 Monitoring Shipboard Operations

    3.10 Navigation and Control

    3.11 Monitoring the Passage

    3.12 Compliance with the COLREGS

    3.13 Navigation under Pilotage

    3.14 Maintaining an Anchor Watch

    3.15 GMDSS Watchkeeping

    3.16 Long Range Identification and Tracking

    3.17 Ensuring Environmental Compliance

    3.18 Periodic Checks of Navigational Equipment

    3.19 Recording Bridge Activities

    3.20 Emergency Situations

    3.21 Danger Reporting

    3.22 Helicopter Operations

    3.23 Security Awareness

     

    OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF BRIDGE EQUIPMENT

    4.1 General

    4.2 Steering Gear and Automatic Pilot

    4.3 Compass Systems

    4.4 Speed and Distance Log

    4.5 Echo Sounders

    4.6 Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System

    4.7 Navigation Lights and Signalling Equipment

    4.8 Voyage Data Recorder

    4.9 Electronic Position Fixing Systems

    4.10 Automatic Identification System

    4.11 Radar and Radar Plotting Aids

    4.12 Charts and Nautical Publications

    4.13 Electronic Chart Display and Information System

    4.14 Integrated Bridge Systems and Integrated Navigation Systems

    4.15 GMDSS Communications

    PILOTAGE

    5.1 Overview

    5.2 Preparation for Pilotage

    5.3 Safe Pilot Boarding

    5.4 Master/Pilot Information Exchange

    5.5 Duties and Responsibilities

    5.6 Manoeuvring

    5.7 Preparing the Outbound Pilotage Plan

    5.8 Pilotage Exemption Certificates

    5.9 Deep Sea Pilots

    ANNEXES

    Annex 1 – DYNAMIC POSITIONING

    Annex 2 – ECDIS CARRIAGE REQUIREMENTS

    Annex 3 – CHECKLISTS

    RECOMMENDED INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS

    The ICS Bridge Procedures Guide is widely acknowledged as the principal industry guidance on safe bridge procedures, and is used by Masters, watchkeeping officers, companies and training institutions worldwide. The Guide isreferenced in the footnotes of several International Maritime Organization (IMO)Conventions.

    The new edition continues to embrace internationally agreed standards and recommendations adopted by the IMO, and now addresses the 2010 amendments to the STCW Convention introducing enhanced Bridge Resource Management training for all officers in charge of the navigationa watch. The newedition also includes helpful bridge andemergency checklists, including comprehensive ECDIS familiarisation checklists. Particular attention has also been given to the importance of the passage planning process, including the safe and effective use of technology. It is strongly recommended that a copy of the Fifth Edition is carried on board every ship, and that copies are held within shipping company technical departments. EACH COPY OF THE GUIDE WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CD VERSION WITH A HELPFUL 'SEARCH’ FUNCTION.

    Content

    TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

    INTRODUCTION

    EFFECTIVE BRIDGE ORGANISATION

    1.1 Overview

    1.2 Bridge Resource Management and the Bridge Team

    1.3 Company Policy and Procedures

    1.4 Mobile Phones and Personal Electronic Devices

    1.5 Bridge Internet and Email

    1.6 Emergency Preparedness

    PASSAGE PLANNING

    2.1 Principles

    2.2 Responsibility for Passage Planning

    2.3 Appraisal

    2.4 Planning

    2.5 Executing and Monitoring the Passage Plan

    DUTIES OF THE OFFICER OF THE WATCH

    3.1 Overview

    3.2 Effective Watch Handover

    3.3 Managing the Bridge Watch

    3.4 Maintaining a Proper Look-out

    3.5 Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System

    3.6 Calling the Master

    3.7 Familiarity with Bridge Layout and Equipment

    3.8 Situational Awareness

    3.9 Monitoring Shipboard Operations

    3.10 Navigation and Control

    3.11 Monitoring the Passage

    3.12 Compliance with the COLREGS

    3.13 Navigation under Pilotage

    3.14 Maintaining an Anchor Watch

    3.15 GMDSS Watchkeeping

    3.16 Long Range Identification and Tracking

    3.17 Ensuring Environmental Compliance

    3.18 Periodic Checks of Navigational Equipment

    3.19 Recording Bridge Activities

    3.20 Emergency Situations

    3.21 Danger Reporting

    3.22 Helicopter Operations

    3.23 Security Awareness

     

    OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF BRIDGE EQUIPMENT

    4.1 General

    4.2 Steering Gear and Automatic Pilot

    4.3 Compass Systems

    4.4 Speed and Distance Log

    4.5 Echo Sounders

    4.6 Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System

    4.7 Navigation Lights and Signalling Equipment

    4.8 Voyage Data Recorder

    4.9 Electronic Position Fixing Systems

    4.10 Automatic Identification System

    4.11 Radar and Radar Plotting Aids

    4.12 Charts and Nautical Publications

    4.13 Electronic Chart Display and Information System

    4.14 Integrated Bridge Systems and Integrated Navigation Systems

    4.15 GMDSS Communications

    PILOTAGE

    5.1 Overview

    5.2 Preparation for Pilotage

    5.3 Safe Pilot Boarding

    5.4 Master/Pilot Information Exchange

    5.5 Duties and Responsibilities

    5.6 Manoeuvring

    5.7 Preparing the Outbound Pilotage Plan

    5.8 Pilotage Exemption Certificates

    5.9 Deep Sea Pilots

    ANNEXES

    Annex 1 – DYNAMIC POSITIONING

    Annex 2 – ECDIS CARRIAGE REQUIREMENTS

    Annex 3 – CHECKLISTS

    RECOMMENDED INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS

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