Book Review

The Shipmaster’s Business Self-Examiner

The 10th edition of The Shipmaster’s Business Self-Examiner, published by The Nautical Institute, has been completely revised and expanded to take account of the

Book Review: J Class, Brilliant Yachts from Around the World

Nostalgia, fascination and the passion for sailing – since these J-class yachts were build in the thirties of the last century and have not lost any of their magic.

Book Review: Matterhorn

Matterhorn: The Operational History of the US XX Bomber Command from India and China: 1944-1945 is the operational history of the XX (20th) Bomber Command and its combat missions from India and China.

Book Review: Privateers of the Revolution

Privateers of the Revolution: War on the New Jersey Coast 1775-1783 is the revelatory narrative of the 538 Pennsylvania and New Jersey privateers, privately owned ships of war some called pirates.

New Bridge Procedures Guide from ICS

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a new edition of the ICS Bridge Procedures Guide, shipping industry guidance on best practice for safe navigation,

Can a Lobster be an Archaeologist?

The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) has launched an illustrated book for 10- to 14-year-olds aimed at growing interest in the variety of careers on offer under the waves.

McAllister Towing – 150 Years of Family Business

“Early in 1864, a young man names James McAllister stood on board a sailing vessel where he served as a mate. The boat was about to set sail from the Red Bay of

Meteorology Explained for Wind Energy Professionals

Press release - Dr. Lars Landberg, a meteorologist at DNV GL, has written a book that will help non-meteorologists understand the critical concepts that underpin

Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners

  The Nautical Institute’s latest book, Human Performance and Limitation for Mariners, builds on a concept first introduced in the aviation industry that was responsible

New 'Guide to Hull & Machinery'

International multidisciplinary marine surveyors and consultants Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association), (Braemar SA), has published the third edition of its Guide to Hull & Machinery.

Emergency Response Guidebook Features DOT/PHMSA Updates

Essential Resource for Transportation or Handling Incidents Involving Hazardous Materials   Labelmaster offers the 2016 edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook

Book Review: Oil Tankers – A Pocket Safety Guide

Owners, operators, masters, senior officers and all others on board a tanker ships have a responsibility to comply with good and correct tanker practice, including

The Marine Engineering Handbook

MarEngine English Underway by Wieslawa Buczkowska is a marine engineering English handbook that can be used as a practice teaching tool or for self-studying.   The

Ship Handling: Brush up on Maneuvering

Ship Handling by Hervé Baudu   Responding to the recommendations arising from the STCW convention on the knowledge of maneuvering required of deck officers, the

More than Mega: Diversity Defines the Dredging Industry

The mantra of recent times has been the worldwide trend to ‘mega’. Mega container ships created the need for mega ports which required mega dredging projects. These

Avondale Shipyard Through the Years

The new photo book, Avondale: A Model for Success, tracks the story of an American shipyard from its humble beginnings in 1938, through years of growth achievement,

WISTA Enlists Rose George as Writing Competition Judge

British journalist and author, Rose George, has agreed to join the judging panel for WISTA- UK’s “Came by Ship” writing competition. George is the author of

Performance by Design: Hydrodynamics for High-Speed Vessels

The new book “Performance by Design: Hydrodynamics for High-Speed Vessels” will be introduced on October 30 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Donald L.

Drewry Publish 2014 Review of Container Terminal Operators

Drewry inform that the 2014 edition of their Annual Review of Global Container Terminal Operators is now available to purchase online. Drewry add that this industry review,

DW Release World Drilling & Production Forecast Update

The new quarterly issue (Q3) of Douglas-Westwood’s (DW) World Drilling and Production Forecast (DWD&P) has been released. Major changes have been seen in the forecasts for Iraq, Libya and Uzbekistan.

 
 
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