By D. J. House
Published August 14th 2004 by Routledge – 730 pages
This third edition presents the most thorough revision of Seamanship Techniques since first publication in 1987. Already recognised as one of the leading texts for cadet and serving seafarers of all ranks, this new edition covers all the seamanship knowledge required by students and experienced seafarers alike. Ideal for Merchant Navy Officers from Cadet rank to Master Mariner, the new edition incorporates the 2003 amendments to the Collision Avoidance Regulations and new material covering regulations and practice on cargo operations, survival systems, GMDSS requirements, watch keeping duties, rescue operations and pollution control, to name a few. Used by training establishments around the world this is the only reference to both shipboard practice and ship operations that seafarers will need.
1. The Ship 2. Anchor Work 3. Ropework 4. Wirework and Rigging 5. Lifting Gear 6. Cargo and Hatchwork 7. Boatwork and Life Saving Appliances 8. Survival Craft and Practice 9. Communications 10. Watchkeeping Duties 11. Marine Instruments Monitoring and Measurement 12. Meteorology 13. Preventing Collisions at Sea 14. Emergencies 15. Firefighting 16. Search and Rescue Operations 17. Ship Handling - Equipment 18. Ship Handling - Manoeuvring and Mooring Operations 19. Tanker Operations 20. Application of Marpol and the Prevention of Pollution Index
David House has written extensively on marine disciplines and has, to date, twelve marine titles to his credit including: Helicopter operations at Sea, Anchor Practice, Marine ferry Transports, Dry Docking, Cargo Work, and Navigation for Masters (3rd edition). His work draws on a dea-going background on te following types of vessel: General cargo, container, reefer, dredger, passenger liner, ferry, Ro-Ro and Ro-Pax and some warship experience. David House is a Senior Lecturer to all grades of marine students at the Fleetwood Nautical Campus in the North West of England.