Marine Survival

This third edition, in full colour throughout, is the ideal study aid for cadets and ships' officers. Topics covered include evacuation systems, immersion suits and lifejackets, onboard training, helicopter operations, lifeboat, liferafts, personal survival, emergency communication and medical advice.

With a new section on Lifeboat release hooks and FPDs, the text covers Lifeboat Release Systems, where now, SOLAS Regulation III/1.5, requires ships with lifeboat release and retrieval systems that have been determined as not complying with the relevant sections of the 2010 LSA Code to be replaced with compliant equipment not later than the first scheduled drydock after 1st July 2014, but in any case not later than 1 July 2019.