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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 28.00
In 1807, Robert Fulton, using an English mail-order steam engine, chugged four miles an hour up the Hudson River, passing into popular folklore as the inventor of the steamboat. However, the true first passenger steamboat in America, and the world, was built from scratch, and plied the Delaware River in 1790, almost two decades earlier. Its inventor,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95
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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 39.95
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... more...
- F+W Media 2004; US$ 14.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 52.50
Hauptbeschreibung Bunker, als generischer Name von Schifffahrtskraftstoffen, ist in den letzten Jahren ein Hauptkostenbestandteil beim Betrieb von Handelsschiffen geworden. Die Kostenerhöhung des Kraftstoffs, sinkende Qualität und striktere Umweltregularien haben zu einem Anstieg von Auseinandersetzungen in der geschäftlichen Dreiecksbeziehung zwischen... more...