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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.
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.
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.
Keep On Trucking: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Intratheater Airlift - Review of Military Theater Distribution System Compared to Walmart Commercial or Hybrid Airlift, Cargo Delivery, Central Command
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study considers three different distribution systems: the current military intratheater airlift system being executed by US Central Command (USCENTCOM); Walmart's domestic distribution network; and a hybrid system based upon the current intratheater airlift system.
The Career Cost: Does It Pay for a Military Pilot to Leave the Service for the Airlines? Aviation Retention, Military Compensation, Flight Pay, Allowance for Housing, Subsistence, Airline Compensation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines military and airline compensation for pilots. The military is experiencing a pilot retention problem that is getting worse.
A Life Worth Living
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
Born into poverty as a child of a sharecropping family, Bill York learned throughout his early years the value of hard work, obtaining an education, and instilling Christian values into his daily life. In a delightfully refreshing and revealing tone, Bill shares principles that brought him out of poverty and low self esteem into a full, rich, and rewarding life.
The Galway Train
Price: Free! Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
The story of the Railway Service in County Galway Ireland from 1851 to 2016.
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.
Growing up with Spaceflight: Skylab / ASTP
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Skylab/ASTP” is the true story of an average kid who came of age watching the US space program and evolved from a casual observer to raving space buff. This volume the third release of the 6 book series. It covers Skylab 1 through Apollo/Soyuz and is garnished with humor and technical information. Readers may well see themselves in these stories.
Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 30,130. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally an encyclopedia is included with definitions for dozens of various items.
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages. Also available as a hard copy from the author! Website www.jaguarapprentice.com.
Fatherland Without Borders
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Vicario Ventura, born in 1951, suspended his high school studies at the age of 26 to direct his footsteps to a port of Colombia and leave as a stowaway on board a foreigner ship, with a backpack as his only possession. Thus, began a life of trips and adventures around the world which he later dedicated to the profession of seaman, compatible with his vocation of solitary traveler.
Improving TSA's Public Image: Customer-Focused Initiatives to Encourage Public Trust and Confidence - Training, Messaging, Wait Times, Social Media, Guestology, Security, Crisis Communications
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,130. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report explores TSA's public-image challenges and identifies customer-focused solutions. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can improve its public image by looking at the problem from the customer's perspective.
Last of the Long Hunters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This story records the life of a young pilot flying in Alaska’s Frontier Arctic. You’ll experience the front seat thrills of bush planes and helicopters operating in the most dangerous conditions on Earth, flying in minus 60 temperatures and horrific storms, airborne among the magnificent mountains and glaciers that only Alaska has to offer. Once you've read this one you’ll not be satisfied unti
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
The Car Free Experiment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
If you have ever wondered if you can live without a car, this book will show you: * What it is like to live without a car for over a year * Advantages and disadvantages of the car free lifestyle * Car Free and Kids * Transportation alternatives * Tips and tricks for making alternate forms of transportation work for you. And most importantly, * Can living without a car really save you money?
An Aviator's Journey - Tales of a Corporate Pilot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Aviators are passionate about aviation. Once you get the bug you are addicted for life and there is no need, or desire, to search for a cure. It is that passion and addiction that gives you the determination, perseverance, and motivation to pursue a career in aviation. This is the story of one such aviator who discovered his passion for flying as a young boy and pursued his dream as a young adult.