Passage Planning Practice, 2nd Edition

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A companion title to Passage Planning Principles, this book works through a passage on a container vessel from Bab-el-Mandeb to Jeddah.

This book shows

         - Chart extracts for each leg of the passage

         - Template plans

         - Checklists.

The two books ‘Passage Planning Practice’ and ‘Passage Planning Principles’ both by Abdul Khalique and Capt. Nadeem Anwar, together provide a comprehensive, easy to follow guide and an excellent set of standards to be worked through. By providing check-lists and a fully worked example, the authors have created a guide that builds upon the sound principles of passage planning, that can be used in a real-life situation, providing a much needed ‘job based’ training aid.


1 Voyage Instructions

2 Confirmation of Destination
2.1 Task 1: Confirm Destination
2.2 Task 2: Establish Route
2.3 Task 3: Calculate Distances

3 Appraisal
3.1 Task 4: Collate Company, Master and Charterer's Instructions
3.2 Task 5: Gather General Information
3.3 Task 6: Collect and Note Cargo Information

4 Planning
4.1 Procedure for Chart Selection
4.2 Task 7: If the largest-scale charts,.they must be requisitioned
4.3 Task 8: Identify predicted areas of danger and mark on charts
4.4 Task 9: Lay-off the courses, clear of hazards and dangers
4.5 Calculation of Wheel Over Point
4.6 Steps to Draw Wheel-Over Bearing by Advance Transfer Method
4.7 Use of Large Scale Plans within Small Scale Charts
4.8 Task 10: Mark all identified hazards
4.9 Use of the 'Admiralty List of Lights'
4.10 Use of Admiralty List of Radio Signals
4.10.1 Navigational Warnings
4.10.2 Weather Reports/Fax
4.11 Calculation of Radar Horizon
4.12 Transferring Position from one Chart to another Chart
4.12.1 Range and Bearing Method
4.12.2 DMP Method
4.13 Use of Admiralty List of Radio Signals for Information about RACONS
4.14 Use of Admiralty List of Radio Signals for information on DGPS Beacons
4.15 Task 11: Identify the hazards

5 Execution
5.1 Task 12: Allocate Resources for Bridge Team Management

6 Monitoring
6.1 Task 13: Continuously monitor progress along the planned track
6.2 Anchor Plan
6.3 Berthing Plan

Appendix 1: Own Passage Check-list
Appendix 2: Passage Plan, Bab-el-Mandeb to Jeddah Pilot Station
Appendix 3: Passage Plan, Jeddah Pilot Station to Berth
Appendix 4: Passage Planning Notebook
Appendix 5: Port Entry Information – Jeddah
Appendix 6: Ship's Particulars and Manoeuvring Characteristics
Appendix 7: Chartwork Legends


Title: Passage Planning Practice 2nd Edition
Product Code: WS1674K
Published Date: December 2019
Binding Format: Paperback
Book Height: 300 mm
Book Width: 210 mm
Book Spine: 5 mm
Author: Nadeem Anwar