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  • A Practitioner's Guide to Effective Maritime and Port Securityby Michael Edgerton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Sets forth practices to ensure security and foster international trade Written with an international perspective, this book analyzes the complex set of factors affecting the security of port and maritime operations, including shipping, politics, economics, crime, and terrorism. Author Michael Edgerton critiques current approaches to maritime and... more...

  • Sécurité et santé dans les portsby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 30.00

    La sécurité dans les ports est l'affaire de toute personne concernée directement ou indirectement par les travaux effectués dans les ports, qui se doit de coopérer à l'élaboration de systèmes assurant la sécurité du travail et de veiller à leur mise en place. Introduire de nouvelles idées... more...

  • Improved Security of Seafarers’ Identificationby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 6.75

    Presents the draft Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), which is submitted as a basis for discussion of the seventh item on the agenda of the 91st Session of the Conference more...

  • When I Fell From the Skyby Diller

    Titletown Publishing, LLC 2011; US$ 22.95

    She was 17-years-old on a Christmas Eve flight 40 years ago to join her father for Christmas when the unimaginable happened. The Lockheed L-188A Electra, on the way from Lima to Pucallpa, flew directly into a thunderstorm. A strike of lightning left the plane incinerated and Juliane Diller (Koepcke) still strapped to her plane seat falling through... more...

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Cargo Handling, Third Editionby Peter Brodie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 234.95

    This book gives readers a visual representation of all elements of maritime transport which relate to the handling and movement of cargo. This is particularly for the benefit of shore-based personnel who often do not get the opportunity to see first-hand how the cargoes they are working on are handled and moved. The book covers: ? Ship types and the... more...

  • Introduction to Marine Cargo Management, Second Editionby Mark Rowbotham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 280.00

    Cargo management, especially in the maritime sphere, plays a vital role in the transfer of goods between seller and buyer. However, despite over 90% of the world?s international trade being conducted by sea, often very little is known about this subject by either party. This unique text provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the principal... more...

  • Marine Emergenciesby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    An influential guide to maritime emergencies and the current strategies that can be employed to cope with the immediate after effects and ramifications of disaster at sea. Many mariners will at some point in their maritime careers become involved in one sort of emergency or another, while in port or at sea, whether it is a fire on board, a collision... more...

  • Cruel Legacyby Tom Frame

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 31.81

    Forty years after the collision between the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Sydney in which 82 men lost their lives this is the story of Australia's largest peacetime naval disaster, the men involved, the effect it had and continues to have on them, and the aftermath of political intrigue and cover-ups. more...

  • Faster Than Windby Steve Pitt

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 8.99

    It is 1906, and 15-year-old newspaper boy and avid iceboat racer Bertie McCross fights to keep out of the clutches of the Kelly Gang, a family of slightly older Toronto toughs who are shaking down newsies. The pursuit by the Kelly Gang, a plunge into freezing water, and the clash of classes all lead up to a spine-tingling race to end all races. more...

  • Safety and Health in Portsby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 30.00

    This essential code of practice, intended to replace both the second edition of the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Dock Work (1977) and the ILO Guide to Safety and Health in Dock Work (1976), provides valuable advice and assistance to all those charged with the management, operation, maintenance and development of ports and their safety. more...