The ICS Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations is the industry standard best practice guide for shipping companies, ships’ crew and helicopter operators. Written for both those in the air and those at sea, this important interface document helps all those involved in helicopter/ship operations become familiar with the important technical aspects of these complex operations.
The purpose of this guidance is to protect seafarers, the ship and cargo and, to facilitate threat and risk assessment and planning for voyages transiting areas where the threat of attack by pirates and armed robbers exists.
This publication will help ship operators, Masters and mariners prepare for external threats to safety in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. It has been written jointly by shipping industry organisations, supported by military organisations. It complements guidance on piracy in the latest IMO MSC circulars, but also addresses other threats specific to the region.
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This OCIMF publication assists ship to ship service providers to assess, measure and improve the safety and effectiveness of their management systems. This second edition has been updated to reflect current legislation, expectations and emerging issues and incorporates feedback from STS service providers and users of the first edition. It is based on the principles of the Tanker Management and Self Assessment (TMSA 3) programme.
This book provides a comprehensive guide to maritime security. Drawing on two decades of experience in the industry, it sets out the security threats faced by the shipping industry today, the statutory requirements that ships, shipping companies and port facilities must meet, and provides guidance on how to conduct a thorough threat assessment for a voyage.