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- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00
The WHO Guide to Ship Sanitation is referenced in the International Health Regulations and has become the official global reference on health requirements for ship construction and operation. Its purpose is to standardize the sanitary measures taken in ships to safeguard the health of travellers and workers and to prevent the spread of infection from... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 124.99
Maritime archaeology, the study of man's early encounter with the rivers and seas of the world, only came to the fore in the last decades of the twentieth century, long after its parent discipline, terrestrial archaeology, had been established. Yet there were seamen long before there were farmers, navigators before there were potters, and boatbuilders... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 5.99
The stunning elegance and luxurious interiors of todays vast fleet of cruise liners remains unrecorded in all but holiday brochures. This book gives a complete overview of the cream of these ships, todays queens of the sea. Each liner is illustrated and described with color illustrations of external and interior views. Details of the design,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2007; US$ 17.95
Gathered from museums and private collections, the hundreds of images here are a reminder of a time when sailing was central to the life and growth of New England. Including paintings and photographs of vessels built, owned, or commanded by New England men, these illustrations will fascinate anyone who imagines harbors filled with tall ships. Some... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 325.00
Marine biofouling can be defined as the undesirable accumulation of microorganisms, algae and animals on structures submerged in seawater. From the dawn of navigation, marine biofouling has been a major problem for shipping in such areas as reduced speed, higher fuel consumption and increased corrosion. It also affects industries using off-shore structures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 294.00
The oceans are a hostile environment, and gathering information on deep-sea life and the seabed is incredibly difficult. Autonomous underwater vehicles are robot submarines that are revolutionizing the way in which researchers and industry obtain data. Advances in technology have resulted in capable vehicles that have made new discoveries on how the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work first gives a brief history of the USA's first government-owned shipyard, and then details the costs to the Navy and the Philadelphia region of closing the yard and the city's hunt for a commercial tenant. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 195.00
This book aims to discredit the myth that has the `unique cultural traits' of the Japanese as the key to the country's success, arguing that the more realisable foundation of long-term investment in training and research is responsible. The book looks at the development of Japan in the pre-War period. Yukiko Fukusaku sees the achievements of this period... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 164.95
Compiled with the help of an internationally acclaimed panel of experts, the Ocean Engineering Handbook is the most complete reference available for professionals. It offers you comprehensive coverage of important areas of the theory and practice of oceanic/coastal engineering and technology. This well organized text includes five major sections:... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 76.95
Understanding ship stability is critical for all maritime students or professionals who are studying for a deck or engineering certificate of competency, or seeking promotion to a higher rank within any branch of the merchant marine or Navy. The sixth edition of the now classic 'Ship Stability' provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of... more...