Seamanship Notes

Seamanship Notes

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  • Seamanship Notes by Angus Ferguson
  • Perfect companion for orals preparation
  • Comprehensive coverage of:
    • Navigation
    • Emergency Response
    • Shipboard Operations
  • 232 pages
  • 5th ed., published 2012
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Product Description

Seamanship Notes is, without a doubt, one of the best aids for orals preparation around. These comprehensive notes come with illustrations and diagrams covering almost every aspect of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Officer of the Watch orals syllabus.

This fifth edition, published in 2012, is split into three broad areas; navigation, emergency response and shipboard operations; Seamanship Notes covers everything in a simple and easy-to-understand format. We’ll let the contents speak for themselves!

Seamanship Notes

SECTION ONE: NAVIGATION
Voyage Planning
Ship Reporting Schemes
Ship Routeing Schemes
Admiralty Publications
Admiralty List of Radio Signals Contents
Statutory Publications
Weekly Notices to Mariners
Annual Summary of Admiralty Notices to Mariners
World Wide Navigational Warning Service
The Azimuth Mirror
Errors of the Sextant
The Sextant
Meteorological Instruments
Weather Systems
Weather Systems Definitions
Action in a Tropical Revolving Storm
Characteristics of a Tropical Revolving Storm
Watchkeeping Principles
Contents of Bridge Procedures Guide
Watchkeeping Duties at Sea 
Watchkeeping Duties Under Pilotage
Watchkeeping Preparation for Sea
Watchkeeping in Port and at Anchor
Autopilot and Steering Control Systems
Steering Control Systems
AIS
ECDIS and RCDS
GPS
Parallel Indexing
Radar
Radar and ARPA
Voyage Data Recorders
Gyro Compass
Gyro Compass Associated Equipment
Magnetic Compass
Anchoring Procedures
Effect of the Wind and Current
Interaction – Bank Effect
Standing Moor
Running Moor
Berthing
Heavy Weather
Interaction – Ship to Ship
Squat
Interaction – Use of Tugs
Turning Short Round

SECTION TWO – RESPONSE TO EMERGENCIES
Action in the Event of Collision
Damage Assessment
Action in the Event of flooding
Action in the Event of Grounding
IAMSAR
IAMSAR Contents
Emergencies in Port
International Code of Signals
Organisation of Fire Parties and Drills
Person Overboard
Person Overboard Ship Manoeuvres
Proceeding to a Distress
Protection of Passengers
Protection of the Marine Environment.
Search and Rescue Organisations
Search Patterns
Search Patterns Illustrated
Emergency Towing Arrangements
Receipt of a Distress Message
Ship Position Reporting Systems
Action in the Event of Steering Gear Failure
Cargo Ship Fire Fighting Regulations
Care of Fire Fighting Appliances
Action in the Event of Fire
Classes and Chemistry of Fire
Escape and Breathing Apparatus
Fire and Safety Plans
Passenger Ship Fire Fighting Regulations
SCBA Checks
Shutdown and Isolation of Equipment
Contents of SOLAS Manual.
Search and Rescue Transponders and Hand-Held Radios
GMDSS
EPIRBS
Immersion Suits and Thermal Protective Aids
Launching of Survival Craft
Markings on LSA Equipment
Pyrotechnics
Recovery of the Rescue Boat
Passenger Ship LSA Regulations Built After July 1998
Cargo Ship LSA Regulations Built After July 1998
Cargo Ship LSA Regulations Built Before July 1986
Passenger Ship LSA Regulations Built Before 1986
Passenger Ship LSA Regulation Built Between 1986 and 1998
Cargo Ship LSA Regulations Built Between 1986 and 1998 Class VII
Medical Information

SECTION THREE: SHIPBOARD OPERATIONS
International Safety Management Code
International Ship Port Facilities Security Code
Risk Assessment
Safety Officials
SOPEP Manual
STCW 95
MARPOL
Special Areas
IALA Systems of Buoyage

You’ll also find the full text of MSN 1781 (Distress Signals and Collision Regulations) and MGN 40 (ISM Code). 

Additional Information

Weight 380 g
Dimensions 208 x 146 x 11 mm
ISBN

978095343965

Author

Angus Ferguson

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