Seamanship Techniques: Shipboard and Marine Operations (4th New edition)

Seamanship Techniques: Shipboard and Marine Operations (4th New edition)

By: David House (author)Paperback

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Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the fourth edition of this book is in full colour, and has been updated to include more information on topics as diverse as electronic navigation and AIS technology whilst still including essential information on subjects such as safety at sea, rescue operations, watch keeping duties and pollution control. Used by training establishments around the world, this is the only reference to both shipboard practice and ship operations that seafarers will need. Now in full colour. Includes modern techniques such as electronic navigation and AIS technology. Comprehensive coverage of the knowledge required by seafarers of all ranks. Covers all the knowledge required to take readers from Cadet to Master rank.

About Author

David House has now written and published seventeen marine titles, many of which are in multiple editions. After commencing his seagoing career in 1962, he was initially engaged on general cargo vessels. He later experienced worldwide trade with passenger, container, Ro-Ro, reefer ships and bulk cargoes. He left the sea in 1978 with a Master Mariner's qualification and commenced teaching at the Fleetwood Nautical College. He retired in 2012 after thirty three years of teaching in nautical education.


Preface to the first edition, Preface to the fourth edition, Acknowledgements, About the author, Abbreviations, 1. The ship, 2. Anchor work (fundamentals), 3. Ropework, 4. Wirework and rigging, 5. Lifting gear, 6. Cargo and hatchwork, 7. Boatwork and life saving appliances, 8. Survival craft and practice, 9. Communications, 10. Watchkeeping duties, 11. Marine instruments monitoring and measurements, 12. Meteorology, 13. Preventing collisions at sea, 14. Emergencies, 15. Fire fighting, 16. Search and rescue operations, 17. Ship handling - equipment, 18. Ship handling - manoeuvring and mooring operations, 19. Tanker operations, 20. The application of marpol and the prevention of pollution, Appendix 1 - Marnier's self examiner, Appendix 2 - Officer of the watch certificate of competency, Appendix 3 - Chief officer (first mate) certificate of competency, Appendix 4 - Ship's master certificate of competency, Appendix 5 - Rule of the road, Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415810050
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 784
  • ID: 9780415810050
  • weight: 1701
  • ISBN10: 0415810051
  • edition: 4th New edition

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