This 2021 edition of the Medical Logbook contains tabulated pages for recording onboard medical treatment. It follows the format specified in MSN 1905 (M+F), Ships’ Medical Stores, and includes guidance on completion. It also includes the full text of this MSN for ease of reference.
A standard reference for Masters for forty years, this new edition of Peril at Sea and Salvage: A Guide for Masters reflects major changes that have taken place in the shipping industry since the last edition was Published:. It outlines the actions a Master should take when confronted with an emergency: from the initial assessment and immediate actions, through to towage or salvage arrangements, as may be necessary.
The Ship Captain’s Medical Guide is intended primarily for use on vessels where there is no medical professional, such as a doctor, on board. It provides assistance and direction for crew members when it becomes necessary for them to assess and treat trauma and medical illness.
This guide covers how to avoid attack, how to defend a vessel, how to cope with captivity and how to remain clearheaded and calm if the vessel is taken. It includes a translation section to help seafarers communicate with their captors. It provides advice on getting the vessel safely away from the trouble zone and aftercare of personnel. It is a manual to help keep people alive and in a positive mental state if they are unfortunate enough to suffer a pirate attack and find themselves in a hostage situation.
This book is the official text for the RYA Basic Sea Survival Course and the RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety Course and supports ISAF approved Offshore Personal Survival courses. It also highlights the importance of having the correct safety equipment and will also give you the knowledge of how and when to use it, making it invaluable for anyone who takes a boat offshore for racing or cruising.