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Aphelion's Demise
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Derek just wants to deliver his cargo and pay his bills. The crew of the battleship Aphelion interrupt this simple life by searching his ship. To make things worse, space pirates show up and steal his cargo.
Altair's Acquisition
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The sequel to Aphelion's Demise. Derek and his new partners are interrupted during a cargo delivery by surprise visitor. Now they have a new mission. They must capture a criminal or become hunted themselves.
Tales of Phan Rang
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,270. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of the author's one year tour of duty flying C-123 cargo aircraft in Viet Nam. Provides descriptions of life in country and the missions that were flown. Presented not as a political view but rather simply as an account of that year and what it was like to be there.
Cargo
You set the price! Words: 28,650. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Erik Mal made a mistake. Not just any mistake, though. What started as a well-meaning act threatens not only his career as a starship Captain, but it also happens to tip the delicate power balance of the Galaxy. As punishment, he is stripped of his command and reassigned as Captain of the Hellbender, a cargo ship on a dangerous mission through enemy territory to attempt to restore order.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 272,180. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
Mighty Good Road
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED — HIRE IT DONE! What does a big corporation do when a job is too dirty and dangerous for its own employees? Why hire a freelancer, of course. That's how salvage operators Gwynne Heikki and her sidekick Sten Djuro find themselves commissioned to make their way to the surface of an undeveloped planet where they are to find and return a lost cargo.
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.
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.
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.