Shipboard and Marine Operations
This third edition presents the most thorough revision of Seamanship Techniques since first publication in 1987. Already recognised as one of the leading texts for cadet and serving seafarers of all ranks, this new edition covers all the seamanship knowledge required by students and experienced seafarers alike. Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the new edition incorporates the 2003 amendments to the Collision Avoidance Regulations and new material covering regulations and practice on cargo operations, survival systems, GMDSS requirements, watch keeping duties, rescue operations and pollution control, to name a few. Used by training establishments around the world this is the only reference to both shipboard practice and ship operations that seafarers will need.
AcademicNautical college students from cadet to master level, and those studying for professional marine qualifications under the International Maritime Organisation STCW requirements ('Standards of Training and Watchkeeping'). This is the system, overseen by the IMO, which maintains international minimum standards of shipboard training and operation. STCW requirement are normally endorsed by a country's own marine qualifications, such as:Â· Cadet Induction CoursesÂ· Watch Keeping Certification of Competency Â· Chief Mate and Master Certificates (NVQ & HND)Â· HND Nautical ScienceÂ· Officer of the Watch post HNDÂ· NVQ Marine Vessel SupportÂ· US DoT/Coast Guard merchant mariner licensing courses.ProfessionalServing seafarers and Merchant Navy Officers; in particular those aiming for promotion to senior positions.