Seamanship Techniques

Author: D.J. House
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317197704
Format: PDF
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Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fifth edition of this highly respected book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst still including essential information on subjects such as safety at sea, rescue operations, watchkeeping duties and pollution control. It covers international standards and works well on courses throughout the world. Seamanship Techniques is written for serving mariners and nautical students from cadet to master level, studying for professional marine qualifications under the International Maritime Organization as per STCW requirements. Used by training establishments around the world, this best seller is the only reference to both shipboard practice and ship operations that seafarers will need.

Cargo Handling and Stowage

Author: Peter Grunau
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 373921757X
Format: PDF, Docs
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A Guide for Loading, Handling, Stowage, Securing, and Transportation of Different Types of Cargoes, Except Liquid Cargoes and Gas. The most common cargoes and their stowage and calculation are described - Container Cargoes, Reefer Cargoes, Bulk Cargoes including Grain and Grain products, Heavy Lift Cargoes, Timber Cargoes, Steel Cargoes and Ro-Ro Cargoes. For each cargo the stowage and loading principles are described as well as the securing of these cargoes which includes all necessary calculations.

Command Companion of Seamanship Techniques

Author: David House
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113641648X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Command Companion of Seamanship Techniques is the latest work from the well-respected marine author, D J House. It contains all the information needed for command posts at sea. · All aspects of shipboard management are discussed, with special emphasis placed on health and safety. · Guidelines on how to respond to accidents and emergencies at sea · Contains the most recent SOLAS revisions and a discussion of marine law to keep you up to date with the latest rules and regulations. In order to aid learning, the book includes a number of worked examples in the text along with questions and answers at the end of chapters. The author tells you how to respond to accidents and emergencies at sea, in the event, for example of cargo contamination, collision, loss of stability due to cargo shift and damage due to flooding, fire plus loss of life/crew. In addition, the SOLAS revisions and a discussion of marine law is included to keep you up to date with all the latest rules and regulations. In order to aid learning, this book will include a number of worked examples in the text along with questions and answers at the end of chapters. D J House is senior lecturer in Nautical studies at the Nautical college, Fleetwood. His sea-going experience includes general cargo, reefer, bulk cargo, passenger and liner trades, underwater operations, and roll-on/roll-off ferries. He is a well-known marine author and has written Seamanship Techniques Volumes 1 and 2 (combined) and he has revised Cargo Work in the Kemp & Young series.

Ship Handling

Author: D. J. House
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0750685301
Format: PDF, ePub
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Suitable as a training manual and a day-to-day reference, Shiphandling is the comprehensive and up to date guide to the theory and practice of ship handling procedures. Its covers the requirements of all STCW-level marine qualifications, provides expert guidance on all the hardware that marine professionals will make use of in the control and operation of their vessel and offers a broad focus on many shiphandling scenarios. ? Covers all key shiphandling topics for nautical (merchant marine) students and more experienced mariners seeking trusted guidance ? Author David House is one of the best known marine authors; he has a wealth of experience, with over 30 years experience at sea and is author of 11 successful marine operations books ? Covers STCW requirements; is written for professional mariners, rather then amateur sailors; offers a highly practical professional development based approach to enhancing the reader's skills and knowledge, with a focus on preparing them for higher rank.

Small Boat Seamanship Manual

Author: Richard Aarons
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071468824
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Make the U.S. Coast Guard your first mate The Small-Boat Seamanship Manual contains all the information found in the Coast Guard's official 1,200-page training manual, giving you access to the highest standards of seamanship practiced and perfected by professional mariners. In addition to in-depth coverage of boat handling and navigation, you’ll find instructions for dealing with extreme situations, including search and rescue, towing, firefighting, vessel flood management, righting capsized boats, and maneuvering in heavy surf. You’ll also learn about Steering with a broken hydraulic line Close-quarters maneuvering Using the right lines and knots Capsize prevention, precautions, and survival techniques Change-of-course maneuvers to reduce icing and freezing spray Plugging and patching holes for flood control Predicting weather And much more This is the U.S. Coast Guard's primary training resource for boat handling and seamanship in conditions ranging from benign to extreme. Now this accumulated wisdom is yours with the Small-Boat Seamanship Manual.