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    Seamanship Notes, 2nd edition

    £30.00
    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.
    ISBN: 9781856098427
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    Author: Angus Ferguson

    2nd edition published: October 2019

    The book is based on the MCA examination syllabus, and has been written to make the syllabus seem less daunting. Its structured approach to studying - using tables and bullet points to highlight key pieces of information - will help the reader gain confidence in the topic areas.

    It also a brings together links to publications produced by the IMO, the MCA, the International Chamber of Shipping, P&I Clubs and other non-governmental organisations, to help the reader source additional knowledge and gain a deeper understanding of each topic.

     

    Table of Contents

    Section 1 – Navigation

    1 Passage Planning

    2 Navigational Charts and Publications

    3 Radio Navigational Warnings

    4 Ships Routeing Information

    5 Mandatory Reporting Systems

    6 IALA Systems of Maritime Buoyage

    7 Electronic Navigation Systems

    8 Electronic Chart Systems

    9 Radar and ARPA

    10 The Azimuth Mirror

    11 Marine Sextant

    12 Sources of Meteorological Information

    13 Meteorological Instruments

    14 Characteristics of Weather Systems

    15 Reporting and Recording Systems

    16 The Principles of Navigational Watchkeeping

    17 International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS)

    18 Practical use of RADAR and ARPA

    19 Bridge Equipment

    20 Steering Control Systems

    21 The Bridge Procedures Guide

    22 Compasses

    23 Gyro Compass

    24 Associated Equipment

    25 Manoeuvre the Ship

    26 Preparation and Duties

    27 Use and Care of Mooring Lines and Associated Equipment

    28 Ship Handling

    29 Turning Short Round

    30 Action in the Event of a Failure

    31 Proper Procedures for Anchoring

    Section 2 – Cargo Handling and Stowage

    32 Use and Care of Synthetic Fibre and Wire Ropes

    33 IMO Conventions and Guidelines Concerning the Safe Handling of Cargoes Onboard the Vessel

    34 Carriage of Goods by Sea

    35 Use of the Hydrometer

    Section 3 – Response to Emergencies

    36 Response to Navigational Emergencies

    37 Precaution for the Protection and Safety of Passengers

    38 Use of the International Aeronautical and Marine Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

    39 Distress and Emergency Signals

    40 Search and Rescue Around the UK and Worldwide

    41 Organisational Procedures for Emergency Parties and Drills

    42 Knowledge of Fire Prevention and Fire-Fighting Appliances

    43 Classes of Fire

    44 Properties of Fire Extinguishers

    45 Use and Care of Life Saving Appliances

    46 Markings on Survival Craft and Associated Equipment

    47 Launch and Manage Survival Craft

    48 Knowledge of SOLAS Training Manual

    49 Basic Principles of Survival

    50 Emergencies in Port

    51 Sources of Medical Information

    52 International Code of Signals and IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases

    53 IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases

    Section 4 – Onboard Ship Operations

    54 MARPOL Prevention of Pollution

    55 MARPOL Precautions to Prevent Pollution from Ships

    56 The Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

    57 Contents of SOPEP Plan

    58 Garbage Management Plan

    59 Anti-Pollution Equipment

    60 Fundamentals of Watertight Integrity

    61 Preparations for Heavy Weather

    62 Legislative Requirements

    63 Merchant Shipping Health and Safety Legislation

    64 IMO Conventions

    65 International Safety Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (ISM)

    66 The Maritime Labour Convention

    67 Flag State and Port State

     

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    Author: Angus Ferguson

    2nd edition published: October 2019

    The book is based on the MCA examination syllabus, and has been written to make the syllabus seem less daunting. Its structured approach to studying - using tables and bullet points to highlight key pieces of information - will help the reader gain confidence in the topic areas.

    It also a brings together links to publications produced by the IMO, the MCA, the International Chamber of Shipping, P&I Clubs and other non-governmental organisations, to help the reader source additional knowledge and gain a deeper understanding of each topic.

     

    Table of Contents

    Section 1 – Navigation

    1 Passage Planning

    2 Navigational Charts and Publications

    3 Radio Navigational Warnings

    4 Ships Routeing Information

    5 Mandatory Reporting Systems

    6 IALA Systems of Maritime Buoyage

    7 Electronic Navigation Systems

    8 Electronic Chart Systems

    9 Radar and ARPA

    10 The Azimuth Mirror

    11 Marine Sextant

    12 Sources of Meteorological Information

    13 Meteorological Instruments

    14 Characteristics of Weather Systems

    15 Reporting and Recording Systems

    16 The Principles of Navigational Watchkeeping

    17 International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS)

    18 Practical use of RADAR and ARPA

    19 Bridge Equipment

    20 Steering Control Systems

    21 The Bridge Procedures Guide

    22 Compasses

    23 Gyro Compass

    24 Associated Equipment

    25 Manoeuvre the Ship

    26 Preparation and Duties

    27 Use and Care of Mooring Lines and Associated Equipment

    28 Ship Handling

    29 Turning Short Round

    30 Action in the Event of a Failure

    31 Proper Procedures for Anchoring

    Section 2 – Cargo Handling and Stowage

    32 Use and Care of Synthetic Fibre and Wire Ropes

    33 IMO Conventions and Guidelines Concerning the Safe Handling of Cargoes Onboard the Vessel

    34 Carriage of Goods by Sea

    35 Use of the Hydrometer

    Section 3 – Response to Emergencies

    36 Response to Navigational Emergencies

    37 Precaution for the Protection and Safety of Passengers

    38 Use of the International Aeronautical and Marine Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

    39 Distress and Emergency Signals

    40 Search and Rescue Around the UK and Worldwide

    41 Organisational Procedures for Emergency Parties and Drills

    42 Knowledge of Fire Prevention and Fire-Fighting Appliances

    43 Classes of Fire

    44 Properties of Fire Extinguishers

    45 Use and Care of Life Saving Appliances

    46 Markings on Survival Craft and Associated Equipment

    47 Launch and Manage Survival Craft

    48 Knowledge of SOLAS Training Manual

    49 Basic Principles of Survival

    50 Emergencies in Port

    51 Sources of Medical Information

    52 International Code of Signals and IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases

    53 IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases

    Section 4 – Onboard Ship Operations

    54 MARPOL Prevention of Pollution

    55 MARPOL Precautions to Prevent Pollution from Ships

    56 The Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

    57 Contents of SOPEP Plan

    58 Garbage Management Plan

    59 Anti-Pollution Equipment

    60 Fundamentals of Watertight Integrity

    61 Preparations for Heavy Weather

    62 Legislative Requirements

    63 Merchant Shipping Health and Safety Legislation

    64 IMO Conventions

    65 International Safety Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (ISM)

    66 The Maritime Labour Convention

    67 Flag State and Port State

     

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