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Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering

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  • Safety and Health in Shipbreakingby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 25.00

    Provides guidance on the safe planning and execution of shipbreaking operations and identifies the specific duties and responsibilities of employers, workers and contractors, and government authorities in protecting workers from work-related injuries and diseases, ill health, and incidents. more...

  • The Modern Cruising Sailboatby Charles Doane

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.90

    A comprehensive guide to help you identify and equip the boat that best suits your needs Well-known boating writer Charles Doane unravels the complexity of cruising sailboat design and explains the fundamentals and the ramifications of each design decision. In easy-to-understand terms, Doane explains theoretical aspects of design, pragmatic issues... more...

  • The Everything Knots Bookby Randy Penn

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.26

    Simple instructions on how to tie over 100 useful and decorative knots A well-tied knot is at once a practical tool and a work of art. With names like "hangman's noose" and "wagoneer's hitch," knots have a rich history of usefulness and an aesthetic appeal all their own. From the boat to the backyard, The Everything Knots Book provides simple... more...

  • Handbook for Inspection of Ships and Issuance of Ship Sanitation Certificatesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 48.00

    The IHR (2005) Ship Sanitation Certificates (SSCs) are of particular importance for the prevention and control of public health risks on board ships on international voyages. They provide internationally recognized documentation regarding the sanitary conditions of a ship while reducing the need for further and more frequent inspections of the ship... more...

  • Australian Migrant Shipsby Peter Plowman

    Rosenberg Publishing 2006; US$ 15.99

    In 1945 Arthur Calwell announced a new immigration policy for Australia requiring an influx of 70,000 migrants a year, and it was hoped that all of them would come from Britain. When insufficient Britons applied the Australian government looked to Italy and Greece and then to refugee camps across Europe. This book looks at the ships that brought these... more...

  • See You Jimmy!by Allan Morrison; Rupert Besley

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    Allan Morrison has produced another Xmas cracker with 'See you Jimmy!' The Humour, The People and the Patter o' The Clyde Shipyards, a natural follow-up to the adventures of Big Aggie MacDonald, the Glasgow tramcar clippie in 'Cummoangetaff!'. Featuring the sorts of high-jinks and capers as made famous by the likes of Billy Connelly, Chick Murray,... more...

  • U.S. Army Guide to Riggingby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 0.00

    Have you ever tried to rig your own sailboat? How about tying up the boat to the dock? Have you ever made a ladder or hoist? Learning rigging can be tricky, but with the U.S. Army Guide to Rigging (FM 5-125), you?ll learn everything you need to know about rigging, from how to properly tie a rope to a rock to how to make rope chairs... more...

  • My First Book of Knotsby Berndt Sundsten; Jan Jäger

    Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99

    What is more memorable than a child first learning to tie his shoes? Or wrapping his first Christmas presents? Knots aren't easy to learn, but they are very helpful?whether you are five years old, ten years old, or even fifty years old. Here is a children's picture book that will help parent and child learn together. In My First Book of Knots... more...

  • Ancient Boats in North-West Europeby Sean Mcgrail

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 108.95

    At last a paperback edition of this standard work on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's study received exceptional critical acclaim when it was first published in hardback in 1987 and it is now revised and published in paperback for the first time. Professor McGrail provides an authoritative survey of water transport across Northern Europe from the... more...

  • Knack Knots You Needby Buck Tilton; Bob Hede

    Globe Pequot Press 2008; US$ 20.99

    MAKE IT EASY! Untie the mystery of knot-making with this clever and handy guide. This new volume presents all the knots you need to know, and its brightly colored photographs take you step by step through each bend and turn. more...