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Navigation. Merchant marine

  • Marine Emergenciesby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    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...

  • A History of Seafaring in the Classical World (Routledge Revivals)by Fik Meijer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    A History of Seafaring in the Classical World , first published in 1986, presents a complete treatment of all aspects of the maritime history of the Classical world, designed for the use of students as well as scholars. Beginning with Crete and Mycenae in the third millennium BC, the author expounds a concise history of seafaring up to the sixth... more...

  • Introduction to Marine Cargo Managementby 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...

  • Lighthouses & Keepersby Dennis L. Noble

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    From the East Coast to the West Coast, the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and Hawaiian Islands, this handsome book helps explain the lure of lighthouses in the United States. Among the most recognized structures of the maritime world, these lonely sentinels by the sea have long been the subject of paintings and photographs. Today they continue... more...

  • 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...

  • Illustrated Dictionary of Cargo Handlingby Peter Brodie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 234.00

    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...

  • Port State Jurisdiction and the Regulation of International Merchant Shippingby Bevan Marten

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book examines the concept of port state jurisdiction in the context of international maritime law. In particular the book focuses on situations where port states have used their jurisdiction over visiting foreign-flagged vessels to apply unilateral domestic law, as compared with the internationally-agreed standards enforced by regional port state... more...

  • Handbook for Marine Radio Communication 5Eby Graham Lees; William Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 240.00

    This new edition explains the GMDSS rules, regulations and procedures. The book contains the regulations drawn from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and it is a useful teaching aid for GMDSS topics thoroughly updated to explain: significant changes in operating procedures to GMDSS, improvements to communication equipment and the new... more...

  • Lost Off Trevoseby Brian French

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    Trevose Head, the land mass jutting out into the Atlantic from North Cornwall's shore has been called the 'Lizard' of the North Coast. This inhospitable coast has seen many disasters over the centuries, from ocean-going sailing ships blown off course or badly navigated, to coastal vessels bound for Wales and the Bristol Channel foundering, colliding... more...

  • American-Built Packets and Freighters of the 1850sby William L. Crothers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 95.00

    Up and down the Eastern seaboard during the 1850s, American shipyards constructed numerous large wooden merchant sailing vessels that formed the backbone of the commercial shipping industry. This comprehensive volume appraises in minute detail the construction of these ships, outlining basic design criteria and enumerating and examining every plank... more...