This authoritative book is both a great introduction to the operational side of the offshore support industry and a valuable reference work for commercial practitioners. It is a great reference for those who want an overview of the technical and commercial issues involved in the chartering, ownership and management of offshore vessels.
The thousands of ships, vessels and craft that are trading in the world today all have to be operated and managed. Ship management and the operation of ships is a crucial branch of shipbroking. This authoritative book is an essential reference for those working within or with the sector.
This handbook provides a wide-ranging, coherent, and systematic analysis of maritime management, policy, and strategy development. It undertakes a comprehensive examination of the fields of management and policy-making in shipping by bringing together chapters on key topics of seminal scientific and practical importance.
This book covers every aspect of the dry docking of sea going vessels. It provides a guide to industry for the different dock types and docking procedures inclusive of material management, steelwork operations and dry dock legislation. Many thousands of people worldwide are engaged within the perimeter of the docking and shipboard maintenance industries to ensure that our ships remain in Class and are kept seaworthy.
This unique illustrated guide explains the fundamental importance of weather tight hatch covers to the safe and profitable operation of cargo ships. Poorly maintained or secured hatch covers can result in total losses in heavy seas and are one of the principal sources of cargo damage claims.
This book provides important safety advice that should be followed while serving on board liquefied gas carriers. It describes the hazards that are associated with liquefied gas products and addresses the essential items that are required to protect you, the environment, your colleagues and the cargo that is being carried.