21st Century Seamanship Book


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21st Century Seamanship Book

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Embark on a comprehensive maritime journey with this all-encompassing manual tailored for sailors of every proficiency level. Spanning a range of topics including ship types, navigation and stability, onboard procedures and equipment, regulations, and crisis response, this 1,300-page publication seamlessly blends enduring principles of seamanship with contemporary practicality.

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Prepare to set sail into the world of 21st-century seamanship with this comprehensive e-book. Designed to empower seafarers, it offers essential information and guidance to help them thrive in their careers.


The journey begins with exploring various ship types and their distinctive characteristics. Emphasizing the importance of comprehending each vessel’s unique challenges and requirements, the book then progresses to cover crucial topics such as ship handling and stability. It underscores the significance of seafarers understanding ship dynamics and mastering manoeuvring techniques.


Onboard procedures and equipment receive meticulous attention, encompassing details about safety gear, communication systems, and emergency protocols. The book underscores the critical nature of preparedness and the adherence to protocols to guarantee the safety and well-being of both crew members and the ship.


Regulations are a cornerstone of the maritime industry, and this e-book delivers a thorough overview of the diverse international and national rules that seafarers must adhere to. It clarifies the purpose of these regulations and their implications for both ship operations and crew members.


Emergency response emerges as a pivotal aspect of seamanship, and the e-book provides practical guidance on effectively managing emergencies like fire, flooding, and medical situations. It stresses the importance of quick thinking, proper training, and teamwork in navigating emergencies at sea.


This book aspires to equip seafarers with the knowledge and skills required to navigate the ever-evolving maritime industry. Bridging traditional seamanship values with contemporary realities, it recognizes the significance of technology, regulations, and safety in today’s shipping landscape. Whether embarking on a maritime career or an experienced seafarer, this e-book is a valuable resource across all levels of seafaring.

Contents Listing:

  1. General Cargo Ship Types
  2. Tankers
  3. Other Ship Types
  4. Offshore Marine Operations
  5. Machinery and Equipment
  6. Pilotage
  7. Ship Handling
  8. Anchorwork
  9. Tugs and Towing
  10. Mooring Operations and Safety
  11. Waterways, River Transits and Canals
  12. Preparing a Ship for Ice
  13. Non-Standard Operations
  14. Stood by New Builds
  15. Paints and Coatings
  16. Drydock
  17. Lay-up of Ships
  18. Heavy Weather
  19. Participating in SAR
  20. Oil Spills/Pollution
  21. Practical Aspects of Salvage
  22. Main Conventions and Codes
  23. Recent Regulations
  24. Certification and Endorsements
  25. Business and Chartering
  26. Conflict and Issues Affecting Shipping
  27. Fines for Ships and Ships’ Staff
  28. In Port and Alongside
  29. Shipboard Inspections
  30. Surveys and Classification
  31. Systems of Work
  32. Permit to Work
  33. Enclosed Space Entry
  34. Health
  35. Housekeeping on Board
  36. Ships’ Equipment and Maintenance
  37. Lifeboat Release Mechanisms
  38. Fire-fighting
  39. Shipboard Drills
  40. Accident Investigation
  41. Stability
  42. Damage Stability
  43. Hull Monitoring and Inspection
  44. Energy Efficiency
  45. Ship Recycling
  46. Traditional Seamanship
  47. Wires, Ropes, Chains, Shackles & Slings
  48. Cranes and Lifting Equipment
  49. Checklists
  50. Tsunamis and Marine Phenomena Index

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