Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Launch of Polar Ship Operations by The Nautical Institute

Launch of Polar Ship Operations by The Nautical Institute
The Nautical Institute has today launched Polar Ship Operations aimed at providing a comprehensive easy reference book for seafarers, shipowners and others who are planning to operate in that extreme environment. There has been an increase in activity in the polar regions recently as the maritime and...
April 25th, 2012 | Books, News | Read More

Cruising Through the Perfect Storm

Cruising Through the Perfect Storm
New report to analyse potential impact of IMO fuel emission regulations  Limits set out by the Marine Environment Protection Committee will reduce the maximum levels of sulphur in marine fuels to 0.1% and will come in to force in 2015.  This regulation is a positive step towards improving the environmental...
April 23rd, 2012 | Books, Cruise Industry, Environment | Read More

New “energize renewables​” magazine out now!

GL Group presents this year’s first edition of “energize renewables”, the customer magazine for the Renewables business segment of GL Group, available now as electronic version. Read “energize renewables” 1/2012 with articles on emerging wind energy markets such as Brazil and South Africa,...
April 23rd, 2012 | Books, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

The Maritime Law Library of Baron Leo Delwaide

The Maritime Law Library of Baron Leo Delwaide
The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation proudly announces the acquisition of the Delwaide Library of Maritime Law, one of the most important collections of books and scientific publications in the area of International Maritime Law. This Collection was put together over a period of almost 50 years by Prof....
April 20th, 2012 | Books, Charity, Maritime History and Museums, News | Read More

Slips, trips and falls represent nearly one in three of the large personal injury claims submitted to the UK P&I Club

Slips, trips and falls represent nearly one in three of the large personal injury claims submitted to the UK P&I Club
New Risk Focus publication aims to reduce the incidence of such accidents Following the launch of its Bow Tie loss prevention initiative in January 2012, the UK P&I Club is now embarking on the publication of a series of ‘Risk Focus’ booklets which highlight specific areas of risk. This month...
April 18th, 2012 | Books, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

New eBook titles added to the IMarEST collection on line

A number of new titles have recently been added to our IMarEST eBook collection available exclusively to IMarEST Members via Dawsonera. The IMarEST eBook collection is a continually expanding collection of owned eBook titles which allows Members to read the full-text online, search by keywords, download...
April 16th, 2012 | Books | Read More

Body language: how to send the right signals internatio​nally

Body language: how to send the right signals internatio​nally
  Body Language for Management, due out in May from publisher Hodder Education Body language: how to send the right signals internationally – whether at the negotiating table, or at sea. Careless body ‘talk’ can kill a deal. By James Brewer You might think you are on the way to clinching a...
April 8th, 2012 | Books, News | Read More

Launch of Casualty Management Guidelines by The Nautical Institute and the International Salvage Union

Launch of Casualty Management Guidelines by The Nautical Institute and the International Salvage Union
The Nautical Institute and the International Salvage Union (ISU) earlier today (Wednesday March 28) launched Casualty Management Guidelines aimed at providing comprehensive practical guidelines to help seafarers during a casualty when demands can be confusing, contradictory, unclear or a combination...
March 28th, 2012 | Books, Events, Organisations | Read More

Issue 4 of “Insight” looks at the polar challenges and the impact of COP17

Insight Lloyd’s Register magazine covers the issues that matter most to the people and industries it serves The fourth edition of Insight, Lloyd’s Register’s issues-driven magazine for its clients and other industry stakeholders, covers a wide range of subjects affecting the critical...
March 6th, 2012 | Books, Classification Societies | Read More

The IHS Fairplay DPA Handbook is launched!

The IHS Fairplay DPA Handbook is launched!
Hot off the press: IHS Fairplay DPA Handbook authored by Captain Mick Caulkin from Regs4ships Limited. A new handbook authored by Regs4ships’ Training and Publications Director, Captain Mick Caulkin, went on sale yesterday following its launching and we hope it will be a great good companion for...
March 1st, 2012 | Books, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

Understand​ing the African framework for maritime business –

– Understanding the African framework for maritime business: a top Nigerian lawyer explains the essentials in her new book. By James Brewer – Africa’s fast growing role in global shipping, energy and trading makes it essential for practitioners around the world to immerse themselves in...
February 28th, 2012 | Books, Legal, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Industry recommendations for ECDIS training

The Nautical Institute announced today publication of “Industry Recommendations for ECDIS Training” to address confusion in regard to ECDIS training. The guidance has been issued by an industry group made up of leading international shipping industry organisations and organised and coordinated...
February 15th, 2012 | Associations, Books, Education and Training, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

navigator Special Issue LNG

navigator Special Issue LNG
Navigator’s special! New, stringent regulations are forcing the shipping industry to rethink its fuelling options. The introduction of emission control areas in European, U.S. and Canadian territorial waters, as well as coming emissions regulations, will have a profound impact on international...
February 15th, 2012 | Books, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, News, Pollution | Read More

Lloyd’s welcomes new book on insurance regulation and law

Lloyd’s, the world’s specialist insurance market, has today welcomed the publication of a significant new addition to the literature on international insurance law and regulation. “The Research Handbook on International Insurance Law and Regulation” has been published as a resource for...
February 4th, 2012 | Books, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

Orchids of Chios, Inouses and Psara

The original book was published partly to raise awareness concerning unanswered questions raised, regarding the true taxonomic status of many Chios orchids, during the ‘Second European Congress on Hardy Orchids’ held in Chios in 2005. Subsequent visits to Chios by eminent orchid specialists...
January 9th, 2012 | Books, Environment | Read More

The Island

It was indeed a midsummer night’s dream the day discussing the writing of Victoria Hislop’s best seller, “The Island” in London’s Hellenic Centre. On the brink of a life-changing decision, Alexis Fielding longs to find out more about her mother’s past. But Sofia has never spoken of it. All...
November 9th, 2011 | Books | Read More