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  • $49.95 $79.95
    This book tells the story of how The Nautical Institute came to be established in 1972 and the activities it has pursued during its first thirty years- sub titled “People Policies and Presence” the author has recorded the contribution individuals have made to this success story in the context of...
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    This handbook has been developed over years of simulator training experience and discussion with simulation instructors. Simulation is a valuable resource, and it is used incresingly in training, but what about training the trainer? Specialized training on intergrating simulators into teaching is...
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    Written by an experienced square rig seaman, who has sailed in various ranks and a wide variety of vessels, this book provides for those vessels that employ modern technology rather than purely traditional design and materials. It is aimed at those who serve, or wish to serve, as a master, mate o...
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    Introduces the reader to the origins of quality assurance and the process of certification and accreditation. It describes in clear language how to initiate quality assurance, set up a system, audit and provide ongoing development. There is a £4.50 delivery charge if ordering this book on i...
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    Advances in the design and capability of offshore oilfield anchor handling and towing vessels have not eliminated inbuilt design characteristics and weaknesses that can lead to damage or even capsizing. These problems may be faced in routine operation of vessels. Some operations, particularly tho...
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    An industry standard for passage planning, Bridge Team Management covers coastal and estuarial navigation and bridge organization using paper and electronic charts. Detailed information on how to prepare a navigational plan and navigator's notebook and ways to monitor progress in safe water are c...
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    A practical self-study guide used by different companies for training bridge watchkeepers. It will help understanding of the reasons for checking, monitoring, recording and controlling. It covers all aspects of bridge work from testing the gear prior to sailing to error management and record keep...
  • $199.95 $249.95
    This authoritative reference work is a comprehensively illustrated and well researched book of some 400 pages covering to a working level, bills of lading, charter parties and commercial decisions, draft surveys, loading and discharge, calculations for stress, using the loading manuals, ballast c...
  • $48.95
    Casualties are not straightforward and mariners who find themselves involved in them rarely have previous experience. The Nautical Institute and the International Salvage Union have produced these comprehensive practical guidelines to help seafarers during a casualty when demands can be confusing...
  • $89.95 $99.95
    The aim of this book is to help to improve the commercial performance of merchant shipping through increasing the shipmaster’s understanding of that important aspect of his professional role as well as offering an introduction to some aspects of modern management practice. The book examines the o...
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    In certain parts of the world, piracy remains a major challenge to keeping a vessel, its cargo and its crew secure. This handbook complements the author’s 2012 book, Maritime Security: a practical guide and is part of The Nautical Institute’s maritime security suite. It takes the same practical a...
  • $39.95 $62.95
    A Nautical Institute publication intended to help masters deal with, in a sensible and practical manner, any criminal problems that arise at sea and their subsequent consequences, including the minimalisation of risk, time and costs.
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    When the first edition of this book was published in 2009, the mandatory carriage of ECDIS had been agreed at IMO but implementation seemed a long way off. On 1 July 2012 a comprehensive rolling phase-in schedule began and this second edition recognises that practical guidance on equipment, train...
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    This well illustrated book is a practical guide to handling class 1A and 1AS ships in ice conditions. With global warming opening up ice bound areas for longer periods, there is a growing demand for ice class ships and masters, officers and pilots to navigate them. This practical guide is a text ...
  • $139.95 $199.95
    This book is an authoritative and superbly illustrated guide to hatch cover surveys and inspections. It contains the largest selection of photographs of hatch covers – over 400 and is an indispensable guide for inspectors, surveyors, fleet managers, P&I clubs and others concerned with claims....
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    A Nautical Institute study into the explosive growth of drug trafficking and its impace on mariners, companies and their liabilities.
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    Preceedings of the seminar held in December 1998 covering: The use of Information Techonology in shipping companies; Seafarer's perspective of I.T.; Installing Computer based systems into shipping companies; New applications for computer based information systems with particular reference
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    The Integrated Bridge Systems series gives an up to date perspective on navigational techniques using the increasingly sophisticated equipment becoming available to bridge staff. Technology advances at an ever-increasing rate and provision of maritime training lags behind, leading to ineffect...
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    From 2008 all new radars were required to display AIS information, and this book looks at the implications of integrating these functions. It explains how radar and AIS systems can be better integrated with overlay and underlay displays, to assist with decision making on board. Benefits and drawb...
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    If you have little or no knowledge of electronic charts, this is a must-read. If you have some knowledge, the book will improve your understanding and approach to the use of electronic charts. If you have good knowledge, the book’s approach will make you think a little harder as to how ECDIS can ...
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    This practical guide in a handy pocket sized format looks at leadership in modern multicultural organisations with direct relevance to seafaring. Leadership is examined through five incremental steps: encourage awareness, provide direction, share information, create a positive atmosphere and coor...
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    A practical book which sees collision avoidance as a vital element of ship safety to be recognised in company instructions and masters standing orders. The aim is to ensure that the ship is never put in a position of uncontrollable risk. Safe strategies are introduced for a variety of potentially...
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    A practical guide written for mariners concerned with manoeuvring vessels with CPP. Principles and fail-safe modes are described to make a valuable contribution to the art and science of shiphandling.
  • $89.95
    Masters, company and ship security officers have a pivotal role in making vessels secure. Maritime Security is aimed at those responsible for the welfare of vessel crews, cargoes and the ships themselves. It will help in the development of the ship security plan and explain how to make a vessel t...