Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Romance in Post-war Germany

Romance in Post-war Germany
Elisa Segrave’s book. Author and diarist Elisa Segrave is to talk for the first time about the romantic experience of her mother who was working for the Allies in Germany immediately after the end of World War II. She will give a talk, open to the public, entitled Romance in Post-War Germany, as...
March 7th, 2017 | Books, Events, People and Places | Read More

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016
Pre-publication offer – saving 20% on the regular price (offer ends 31st January 2017) In February 2017, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) will publish Significant Ships of 2016 and Significant Small Ships of 2016. Significant Ships and Significant Small Ships are quality annual...
January 13th, 2017 | Associations, Books, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance

American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance
Lady Liberty on the cover. American P&I Club launches masterly centennial history of its role in global insurance By James Brewer Poetry and P&I is an unlikely partnership, but it was there at the foundation of the American Club. A propitious collaboration of a ruthless broker and a frustrated...
January 12th, 2017 | Books, Maritime History and Museums, News, P and I Clubs, Shipmanagement | Read More

Last Voyages

Last Voyages
The book cover Last Voyages, The Book by Nicholas Gray THE LIVES AND TRAGIC LOSS OF REMARKABLE SAILORS WHO NEVER RETURNED As part of its Making Waves series, Fernhurst Books is proud to be publishing this collection of eleven original, moving accounts of the lives and final voyages of some of our lifetime’s...
January 10th, 2017 | Books | Read More

Order your books without shipping costs!

Order your books without shipping costs!
Happy New Year!  Order your books without shipping costs! To celebrate the New Year you can order all our books without shipping costs. Until  31 January 2017 the postage for your books is free. Visit our webstore   NEW: Voyage Planning With ECDIS, A Practical Guide for NavigatorsAuthor: Ralph...
January 5th, 2017 | Books, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

The Book for 2017 and beyond given the scarcity to fund Shipping

The Book for 2017 and beyond given the scarcity to fund Shipping
THE INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK OF SHIPPING FINANCE Edited by Manolis G. Kavussanos & Ilias D. Visvikis The International Handbook of Shipping Finance is a one-stop resource, offering comprehensive reference to theory and practice in the area of shipping finance. In the multi billion dollar international...
January 3rd, 2017 | Books, Insight, Markets, Ship Finance | Read More

British Safety Council welcomes the HSE Health and Work Strategy…

British Safety Council welcomes the HSE Health and Work Strategy…
British Safety Council welcomes the HSE Health and Work Strategy that starts an industry-wide conversation about health in the workplace The British Safety Council welcomes the new HSE strategy focused on health and its importance in the workplace, which was launched yesterday by Penny Mordaunt, Minister...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Health and Safety, HR, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school

Thuraya donates books and helps displaced  Syrian children in Lebanon get back to school
.. Support given to restore structured classroom life for refugees Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 December 2016: Thuraya Telecommunications Company has supplied books for classrooms in Lebanon, where displaced Syrian children are being helped to return to structured school life.  Thuraya is supporting...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Immigration, IT and Communications | Read More

Global business teams: how the best teams achieve high performance

Global business teams: how the best teams achieve high performance
Jo Owen, Global business teams: how the best teams achieve high performance By James Brewer When the East India Company gained a royal charter in 1600 and established its shipping and trading empire, it adopted the strategy of “exporting the home nation around the world.”  This has been the traditional...
December 5th, 2016 | Books, Insight | Read More

New book: Voyage Planning with ECDIS

New book: Voyage Planning with ECDIS
New book: ”Voyage Planning With ECDIS” Geomares Publishing proudly introduces its newest book ‘Voyage Planning with ECDIS’. The book, aimed at navigators worldwide, is written by Professor Ralph Becker-Heins (also author of the succesful Ecdis Basics) and now available in our bookstore! About Whether...
December 1st, 2016 | Books | Read More

Navigation Assessments – a guide to best practice

Navigation Assessments – a guide to best practice
Navigation Assessments – a guide to best practice published by The Nautical Institute 30.11.16 – Many maritime incidents could have been prevented by the use of a navigation assessment. The way that an assessment should be conducted to the best advantage of ship operator and crew alike is the...
November 30th, 2016 | Books, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016

Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016
The Newsletter of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects November 2016 Significant Ships & Significant Small Ships of 2016Pre-publication offer – saving 20% on the regular price (offer ends 31st January 2017)In February 2017, The Royal Institution...
November 23rd, 2016 | Books, Reports, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

The Cargo Shipping Transport Market is projected to grow…

The Cargo Shipping Transport Market is projected to grow…
The Cargo Shipping Transport Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.50% from 2016 to 2021 The Middle Eastern and African region has a highest growth potential in the next five years (2016-2021). The developing economies in Africa and oil exports by the Middle Eastern countries are the key contributor’s...
November 11th, 2016 | Books, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMCA publishes 2015 DP station keeping events and incidents report

IMCA publishes 2015 DP station keeping events and incidents report
Richard Benzie The predominant main cause for dynamic positioning (DP) station keeping events and incidents for 2015 was thruster/ propulsion, according to the recently published International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) ‘Dynamic Positioning Station Keeping Review: Incidents and events reported...
November 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Books, Reports | Read More

HFW Shipping Law Review 17 Oct. 2016

HFW Shipping Law Review 17 Oct. 2016
We are pleased to provide you with the link below to the electronic copy of the 3rd edition of the Shipping Law Review, which continues to be a key legal book for the shipping sector, edited by HFW. The...
October 17th, 2016 | Books, Legal | Read More

Improving Ship Operational Design second edition published by The Nautical Institute

Improving Ship Operational Design second edition  published by The Nautical Institute
28.09.16  – Bad ship design can make life onboard difficult and uncomfortable, cause accidents and even kill. Naval architects have a huge responsibility, but few of them have direct experience of how their designs affect those who use them. Improving Ship Operational Design, published today by...
September 28th, 2016 | Books, HR, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute | Read More

140th Edition of Brown’s Nautical Almanac

140th Edition of Brown’s Nautical Almanac
“The Sailor’s Bible” will be available from October 2016 Brown, Son and Ferguson Ltd is proud to announce that the 2017 publication of Brown’s Nautical Almanac will the 140th Edition.  The Almanac will be available at home and abroad from October 2016.  Established in 1850 on the south side...
September 14th, 2016 | Books, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

Human Rights at Sea collaborates to produce guidance document on caring for seafarer mental welfare

Human Rights at Sea collaborates to produce guidance document on caring for seafarer mental welfare
Managing Traumatic Stress Front Cover Authored by Professor Neil Greenberg, Managing Director of March on Stress and Professor of Defence Mental Health at King’s College London on behalf of Human Rights at Sea, the new publication, “Managing Traumatic Stress – Guidance for Maritime Organisations”...
September 12th, 2016 | Associations, Books, Charity, Health and Safety, Reports, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Clarksons Research – The North Sea Oil & Gas Activity and Concession Map 2016

Clarksons Research – The North Sea Oil & Gas Activity and Concession Map 2016
North Sea Oil & Gas Map 2016 – Available at ONS We are pleased to inform you that the new edition of the North Sea Oil and Gas Activity Map is available from our stand at ONS. The latest edition of the North Sea Oil and Gas Activity Map covers 643 offshore oil fields and 691 offshore gas...
August 29th, 2016 | Books, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Seafarers past and present to be commemorated on Merchant Navy Day, 3 September

Seafarers past and present to be commemorated on Merchant Navy Day, 3 September
Local councils throughout the UK have been invited to support a campaign to raise awareness of ‘island nation’ Britain’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers. The charity Seafarers UK has called on councils to fly the Red Ensign – the British Merchant Navy’s flag –...
August 8th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Books, Charity, HR | Read More

Celebrating the publication of GreeSE Paper No.100!‏

Celebrating the publication of GreeSE Paper No.100!‏
Prof. Kevin Featherstone Celebrating 100 Publications! We are delighted to announce and celebrate with you the publication of GreeSE Paper No.100 In a year of milestones for the Hellenic Observatory, 2016 sees a notable one also for the GreeSE Paper Series with the publication of its 100th issue. Over...
August 5th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Education and Training, HR, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Coming up: “Black Sea Manouevers”; an autobiography

Coming up: “Black Sea Manouevers”; an autobiography
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – Introducing yourself should be easy given the Know Thyself interpretation. The video that follows tells you, more or less, all about my forthcoming book and given the noise of bustling boats and people at Tower Hill, off the...
August 4th, 2016 | Books, Film Industry, IMO, People and Places, Person Profiles, Photography, Press and Media | Read More

Fair Deal – a sexplicit novel…

Fair Deal – a sexplicit novel…
Fair Deal, Kamal M Malak’s new novel. Fair Deal – a sexplicit novel by business insider Kamal Malak froths with City shenanigans By James Brewer This story starts with hanky-panky in the filing room during an office Christmas party. It goes on to plumb the workings of the corporate and legal...
July 28th, 2016 | Books, Communication, People and Places | Read More

The Shipowners’ Club launches a guide to offshore jurisdiction

The Shipowners’ Club launches a guide to offshore jurisdiction
A GUIDE TO LAWS AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING OFFSHORE SHIPPING OPERATIONS The Club has sought to establish a broad overview of common issues arising from the laws and regulations which govern offshore shipping operations and, as such, have prepared a new guide for Club Members. The guide has been written...
July 28th, 2016 | Books, Energy, Environment, P and I Clubs, Regulatory | Read More

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Lic. Horacio G. Vázquez and Mr. Rafael Rodríguez The Director General of the Spanish Merchant Marine and the IMO Maritime Ambassador held a meeting with the Director of the Maritime Museum “Ing. Cervino from the National Nautical School “Manuel Belgrano”...
July 23rd, 2016 | Books, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More