Ship Handling Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 0750685301
ISBN-13: 9780750685306
Edition: 2007
Authors: David J. House
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Description: Suitable as a training manual and a day-to-day reference, Shiphandling is the comprehensive and up to date guide to the theory and practice of ship handling procedures. Its covers the requirements of all STCW-level marine qualifications, provides  More...

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Book details

List price: $70.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Suitable as a training manual and a day-to-day reference, Shiphandling is the comprehensive and up to date guide to the theory and practice of ship handling procedures. Its covers the requirements of all STCW-level marine qualifications, provides expert guidance on all the hardware that marine professionals will make use of in the control and operation of their vessel and offers a broad focus on many shiphandling scenarios. ? Covers all key shiphandling topics for nautical (merchant marine) students and more experienced mariners seeking trusted guidance ? Author David House is one of the best known marine authors; he has a wealth of experience, with over 30 years experience at sea and is author of 11 successful marine operations books ? Covers STCW requirements; is written for professional mariners, rather then amateur sailors; offers a highly practical professional development based approach to enhancing the reader?s skills and knowledge, with a focus on preparing them for higher rank.

Senior lecturer in Nautical Studies at the Nautical College, Fleetwood. His sea-going experience includes general cargo, reefer, bulk cargo, passenger and liner trades, underwater operations, and roll-on/roll-off ferries. He is a well-know marine author and has written Seamanship Techniques Volumes 1 and 2 (combined) and he has revised Cargo Work in the Kemp & Young series.

About the author
Preface
Acknowledgements
Meteorological tables common to the marine environment
Weather notations and symbols as plotted on synoptic weather charts
List of abbreviations associated with ship handling and shipboard manoeuvres
Definitions, terminology and shipboard phrases relevant to the topic of ship handling and this text
Tidal reference
Introduction
Ship handling and manoeuvring
Manoeuvring characteristics and interaction
Anchor operations and deployment
Operations with tugs
Emergency ship manoeuvres
Controlling elements of ship handling
Dangers of interaction - MGN 199
The hardware of manoeuvring ships
Summary
Bibliography
Self-examiner - Questions and Answers on ship handling
Index

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