Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice

NI releases new edition of Handling Ships in First-Year Ice
Handling Ships in First-Year Ice 29.11.18 – The Nautical Institute has launched the second edition of its practical guide to shiphandling in ‘new ice’ conditions in the Baltic, North Atlantic and St Lawrence Seaway. Handling ships in first-year ice demands specialist knowledge and skills. Ice...
November 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Books, Maritime Education and Training, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer

Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer
Mary Churchill, later The Lady Soames, is given away by her father on her wedding day. Churchill: Walking with Destiny reviewed by a leading medical biographer Churchill: Walking with Destiny, the new book by Andrew Roberts, is reviewed here by medical biographer Dr John H Mather. By all accounts, Andrew...
October 31st, 2018 | Books, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift

Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift
Carolyn Gowdy. Carolyn Gowdy’s Scrapbook: Life is an adventure… life is a gift By James Brewer  Illustrator and painter Carolyn Gowdy invites us to board with her what she calls the Dreamboat, so that we can explore together the reaches of human existence. Sound and seaworthy, the Dreamboat’s...
October 21st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Events, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

OCIMF releases best practices for conducting navigational assessments

OCIMF releases best practices for conducting navigational assessments
10 October 2018 – London OCIMF has today released a new information paper on best practices for conducting navigational assessments, called A Guide to Best Practice for Navigational Assessments and Audits. Navigational assessments and audits help vessel owners, operators and Masters to identify areas...
October 10th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans

ICS publishes New Edition of Industry Guidance on Garbage Management Plans
Simon Bennett The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a new edition of its ‘Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans as Required by MARPOL Annex V’. This second edition is intended to help shipping companies comply with the latest requirements...
October 10th, 2018 | Books, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Pollution | Read More

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers

The Ameican Club and Seamen’s Church Institute jointly publish Mental Wellbeing guide for Seafarers
Joseph E.M. Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Shipowners Claims Bureau, Managers for The American Club Publication released on World Mental Health Day to promote the recognition of mental wellbeing as a key component of the health of seafarers, who live and work in conditions which sometimes generate not only...
October 9th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Medical, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

IACS: Cyber Safety Recommendations Published

IACS: Cyber Safety Recommendations Published
Jeong-kie Lee, IACS recommendations result from extensive collaboration across industry and provide much needed guidance on how to develop and maintain the cyber integrity of vessels. IACS has today published 9 (nine) of its 12 (twelve) recommendations[i] on cyber safety with the aim of enabling the...
September 28th, 2018 | Books, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019
.. The third annual TMS UAE Yearbook 2018/19 has been published and officially launched at SMM in Hamburg this September. The unveiling of the Yearbook, which provides in- depth coverage of development in the UAE’s ports, shipping, shipyard, marine services and other sectors, took place at the Dubai...
September 23rd, 2018 | Books, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mariah Georgoussis reviews “A Postmodern Requiem”

Mariah Georgoussis reviews  “A Postmodern Requiem”
The Book cover “A Postmodern Requiem” * Topics of European Philosophy, Art and Politics in the 21st Century By Mariah Georgousis I really loved this book. Ιt’s more like a how-to-make-sense-of-the-world manual, scientifically well-grounded, but also clear and easy to comprehend. The competent...
September 20th, 2018 | Books | Read More

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters

The new HELMEPA-AMSA maritime aid for the Seafarers sailing in Australian waters
. The Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association – HELMEPA, was established on 4 June 1982 by the joint initiative of Greek seafarers and ship owners, who co-signed the Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled “To Save the Seas”.  By the Article 4 they declared: “We pledge our...
September 12th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Environment | Read More

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project

Full speed ahead for Triton 5 project
Horacio Vasquez The latest episode of the Project Triton book and cartoon series will be launched in October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Madrid, Athens and the Norwegian city of Tromsø. It will be the fifth edition of Project Triton, an initiative with the aim of awakening in children their interest in the...
September 4th, 2018 | Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Gifts, Maritime History and Museums, News, Photography | Read More

m/y “Lucky Me” provides yacht reference for Naval Dome Cyber Protection

m/y “Lucky Me” provides yacht reference for Naval Dome Cyber Protection
M.Y LUCKY ME provides a reference for Naval Dome in the luxury yacht market  Israel-based Naval Dome has successfully completed the installation of its multi-award-winning maritime cyber defence system to M.Y LUCKY ME, the 46m fast luxury yacht designed by Francesco Paszkowski and delivered from the...
August 30th, 2018 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Last chance to order your books with 25% discount!

Last chance to order your books with 25% discount!
Last Call ! Last chance to order your books with 25% discount!  Celebrate the summer and order your books now with discount on all books!  Visit the webshop! Volume II, Handbooks of Offshore Surveying Positioning & Tides Volume II of the...
August 24th, 2018 | Books | Read More

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada

Crowley Aids Girl’s Dream of New Library in Grenada
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 8, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. has helped the Jacksonville-based non-profit Dreams Come True and fulfilled the dream of a girl who wanted to create a library in her community in Grenada. Zinzee Noel of St. George, Grenada, was diagnosed with arthrogryposis...
August 8th, 2018 | Books, Charity | Read More

Clyde & Co Update: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping Law 2018

Clyde & Co Update: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Shipping Law 2018
.. Clyde & Co partner Ed Mills-Webb is Contributing Editor of the ICLG to Shipping Law. Ed also authors the chapter svummarising key aspects of maritime law in the UK. Click here to view the full guide which provides an overview of maritime law in 47 jurisdictions and click here to view the...
August 7th, 2018 | Books, Legal | Read More

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018
.. from HFW: We are delighted to announce the publication of the fifth edition of The Shipping Law Review, an important legal book for the shipping sector, edited by HFW. The book is a cross-jurisdictional companion for those handling shipping disputes and contains a summary of key shipping law provisions...
August 6th, 2018 | Books, Legal | Read More

OCIMF releases new information paper Guidelines to Harden Vessels

OCIMF releases new information paper Guidelines to Harden Vessels
Layers of defence figure 25 July 2018 – London – OCIMF has released a new information paper that recommends a layered defence methodology for hardening vessels to help prevent unauthorised boarding. These are: First layer: prevents unauthorised access to the vessel. Second layer: prevents or...
July 26th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipmanagement | Read More

Stephenson Harwood team publishes fourth edition of leading shipping finance text

Stephenson Harwood team publishes fourth edition of leading shipping finance text
. Shipping finance experts from law firm Stephenson Harwood have published the fourth edition of the leading industry text, Shipping Finance: A Practical Handbook. Shipping Finance includes an analysis of ship mortgage terms and conditions, and mortgagee rights across the main maritime jurisdictions....
July 25th, 2018 | Books, Insight, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

The Recycling of Ships

The Recycling of Ships
Dr Nikos Mikelis The Recycling of Ships. A major analysis by Nikos Mikelis  By James Brewer  Shipping industry chiefs will need to continue to support and to channel their business to demolition yards that are investing in improved standards, until governments finally bring into force the standards...
July 19th, 2018 | Books, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs

OCIMF releases new book for the offshore industry – Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs
The “Cargo Guidelines for FPSOs” front cover. 10 July 2018 – (London) A new book offering guidelines for safe cargo handling and associated operations on board F(P)SOs has been released by OCIMF. It supplements existing guidance in the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals...
July 10th, 2018 | Books, Energy, Health and Safety, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !

Events at FOUGARO…Music, Concerts, Exhibitions et al !
bi-monthly newsletter 10 July to 23 July2018 A month of Music at FOUGARO! LIVE CONCERTS!Friday 13 July                      Dimitris Basis Saturday 14 July                  Konstantina Palla Wednesday 18 July              Xdarawish Thursday 19 July  ...
July 10th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Books, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Film Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, Photography, Press and Media, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers

ISWAN tackles stress and fatigue in new guidance for seafarers
The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has launched a third Good Mental Health Guide for Seafarers entitled Managing Stress and Sleeping Well at Sea.  Seafarers face unique challenges shared by few other professions – long periods away from home, living and...
July 9th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…

The Women Who Flew for Hitler…
Clare Mulley at Women In War Group event. The Women Who Flew for Hitler: Clare Mulley’s brilliant dual biography  By James Brewer  While some of their female contemporaries were beginning to enjoy new freedoms and to be dismissed by menfolk as flighty, two brilliant girls entering adulthood could...
June 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Books, Insight, Military, News | Read More

Slow and Steady Wins the Race to Lower Operating Costs, says The Swedish Club

Slow and Steady Wins the Race to Lower Operating Costs, says The Swedish Club
Main Engine Damage The Swedish Club warns that vessel operators should always look to the long term, when specifying the type of engines to be installed across the fleet. Latest statistics from the Club show that vessels propelled by medium/high speed engines have a claims frequency 2.5 times higher...
June 28th, 2018 | Books, Claims, P and I Clubs | Read More

NAMEPA Releases Marine Industry Learning Guide

NAMEPA Releases Marine Industry Learning Guide
… June 20, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is excited to announce that our newest educational resource, the Marine Industry Learning Guide, is now available for free download. This guide was created for anyone looking to educate others, whether...
June 26th, 2018 | Associations, Books, Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More