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Letters of Indemnity: A Guide to Good Practice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Rightly or wrongly, letters of indemnity are in widespread use in international trade and shipping in conjunction with, and sometimes in substitution for, bills of lading. This guide provides commentary on the common types of letter of indemnity, the reasons they are used, the pitfalls, and risks, and some of the legal and insurance issues which arise out of their use.
Steel Preshipment Surveys: A Guide to Good Practice, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique illustrated guide is designed to help surveyors and masters worldwide ensure that shipping documents adequately describe the apparent order and condition of steel cargo when loaded.
Deck Stowage and Securing of Pipes: A Guide to Good Practice, First Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Large-diameter pipes for today's sophisticated energy and water industries are now expensive, precision-engineered pieces of cargo that need to be handled with utmost care during ocean transport. This guide explains the methods for safe stowage and securing of pipes on the decks of cargo ships.
Cargo Ventilation: A Guide to Good Practice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique illustrated guide for masters, ships' officers and others associated with the carriage of cargo explains how to avoid problems and disputes arising from incorrect usage of natural and mechanical hold-ventilation systems on cargo ships.
Cargo Stowage and Securing: A Guide to Good Practice, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Proper stowage and securing of items of cargo is the utmost importance for the safety of the crew, the carrying vessel and the items of cargo themselves. The guide takes the reader through the basic rules to be remembered on every occasion during the loading and securing of cargo, and describes where regulations, recommendations and general guidance can be found.
Shipboard Petroleum Surveys: A Guide to Good Practice, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique guide explains how good shipboard survey practice can significantly reduce the risk of shortage or contamination claims arising from loading or discharging crude oil and petroleum products.
Rocks and Hard Places: How to Avoid Them, First Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Vessels running aground or colliding with fixed or floating objects (FFO) are among the most high profile and costly of all maritime accidents. This guide is designed to bring to the attention of ship's masters and officers the key contributory factors in groundings and FFO incidents, and how to avoid them.
Personal Injury Prevention: A Guide to Good Practice, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This illustrated guide is designed to assist in the prevention of personal injury onboard ship in line with the requirements of the International Safety Management Code.
Hatch Cover Maintenance and Operation: A Guide to Good Practice, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique illustrated guide explains the fundamental importance of weathertight hatch covers to the safe and profitable operation of cargo ships. Poorly maintained or secured hatch covers can result in total losses in heavy seas and are one of the principal sources of cargo damage claims.
Draught Surveys: A Guide to Good Practice, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
The accurate measurement of dry bulk cargoes by a vessel can minimise considerably the risk of shortage claims and disputes. This guide outlines the methods and corrections for a draught survey to be carried out to the required accuracy.
Bunker Claims Prevention: A Guide to Good Practice, Third Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique illustrated guide explains how to avoid the potentially enormous losses arising from loading marine fuel oils ('bunkers') of unsuitable quality or insufficient quantity.
Bills of Lading: A Guide to Good Practice, Third Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,040. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This unique illustrated guide explains how to avoid disputes and problems arising from improper use of bills of lading, one of the most important yet least understood documents involved in the international carriage of goods by sea.
An Introduction to P&I Insurance and Loss Prevention, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the critically important topic of maritime liability cover - otherwise known as 'protection and indemnity' (P&I) insurance - which recent international casualties, pirate attacks and trade sanctions have brought increasingly into the public eye.
A Nice Quiet Life
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 28,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 by Rob Chicken. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is the life story of my grandfather. He was an Engineer, and Engineering Officer in the Merchant Navy, from 1908 to 1945. The book describes a lifetime of adventure, the hardship and joy on all of the different ships he sailed. From grand liners to rusty hulks, he survived two world wars, the depression of the nineteen thirties, and even took his family with him to sea.
What Most People Don't Know About Titanic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
An intriguing delve into the questionable circumstances around and behind the greatest maiden voyage of all time. Join the author as he explores the evidence and asks us to "follow the money!"
A Makeover of Massive Military Cargo Ship at Dry Dock No 3
Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
On the East and Gulf Coasts, Dry Dock No. 3 at the old Philadelphia Naval Shipyard is one of half a dozen repair yards that are spacious enough to accommodate RORO cargo ships that are longer than 750 feet. The Obregon is 821 feet long and there is no other place better than Dry Dock No. 3.
Bulk Cargoes: A Guide to Good Practice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This guide explains basic rules to be remembered on every occasion during loading, carriage and unloading of sea-borne bulk cargoes.
Cape Town's Visible Shipwrecks: A Guide for Explorers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Explore Cape Town's maritime history with this illustrated mini guide to the visible shipwrecks along the coast of the Cape Peninsula. Discover where the visible shipwrecks along the Cape Peninsula coastline are, how to reach them, and their history. Craft an itinerary of historical substance and outdoor experiences as you delve into the links that Cape Town has to the historical ocean economy.
The Last Boomer Rides On
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Richard Whitehouse. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
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A book without war or violence, written by an older fun loving lady. An adventure on 2 continents and oceans with some sex when the wrinkles of age are forgotten. A lesson in how to have fun, enjoy life seeing the world on some very different forms of transport including a passage on a container ship that passes through the Panama Canal. Some naughty words and lots of photos are included.
Life on the Water: Logbooks and Journals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
A brief account of living in the Cook Islands, South Pacific (1991) and logbooks of the three summers I spent on the Whimsey, a wooden sailboat I built in 2003 and sailed around the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. As well, in 2004, I canoed the St John River in New Brunswick. Come learn along with me as I discovered, by times slowly and always with delight, what a life on the water entailed.