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Navigation. Merchant marine

  • Dry Docking and Shipboard Maintenanceby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    This book covers every aspect of the dry docking of sea going vessels. It provides a guide to industry for the different dock types and docking procedures inclusive of material management, steelwork operations and dry dock legislation. Many thousands of people worldwide are engaged within the perimeter of the docking and shipboard maintenance industries... more...

  • Lighthouses of the Worldby Lisa Purcell

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    From ancient times until the present, lighthouses have symbolized safety, homecoming, and the seafaring way of life. Lighthouses of the World provides gorgeous full-color photos showcasing lighthouses from around the world. From the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island, to the ancient Kõpu Lighthouse in Estonia (first constructed in 1531), ... more...

  • Maritime Sicherheit im 21. Jahrhundertby Heinz Dieter Jopp

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 73.67

    Der Band stellt die ?Maritime Sicherheit im 21. Jahrhundert? in einem umfassenden Sinn dar. Während im ersten Teil die Begrifflichkeiten von Seemacht und maritimer Strategie in ihrer heutigen Bedeutung untersucht werden, beschäftigt sich der zweite Teil mit Europa und Deutschland als handelnden Akteuren. Der dritte Teil wiederum betrachtet die Wirtschaft... more...

  • Marine Emergenciesby David House

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Ship Fire Preventionby A. J. S. Bennett

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Ship Fire Prevention provides an introduction to fire prevention methods in ships. This book discusses the standard methods to extinguish combustion. Organized into two parts encompassing eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of the various types of fire-fighting equipment. This text then describes single purpose and dual purpose pumps... more...

  • Introduction to Marine Cargo Managementby Mark Rowbotham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 294.00

    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...

  • The Sinking of RMS Tayleurby Gill Hoffs

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 10.99

    The moment they fell into the water the waves caught them and dashed them violently against the rocks, and the survivors on shore could perceive the unfortunate creatures...struggling amidst the waves, and one by one sinking under them.' (Hereford Times, 28 January 1854) The wrecking of the RMS Tayleur made headlines nearly 60 years before the... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 72.95

    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...