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Studying for any Certificate of Competency can be a daunting task, not made easier by the need to plough through weighty text books and legislative publications. The Seamanship Notes book provides a comprehensive and usable alternative.

The book is split into three sections that cover the following items:

  -   Publications
  -   Watchkeeping Procedures
  -   Ship handling
  -   Electronic Navigation Systems

Shipboard Operations
  -   Key Legislation, MARPOL, STCW95
  -   ISPS code

Response to Emergencies
  -   Action in the event of emergencies onboard ship
  -   Responding to a distress
  -   LSA and FFA equipment carried onboard ships

Written by Angus Ferguson while working as a lecturer at Glasgow College of Nautical Studies. Angus is now working as Training Manager with Clyde Marine Training.

Published: 2004
No. Pages: 232
Format: Softback
ISBN: 0-9534379-6-5

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 Chart
Watchkeeping Duties Under Pilotage
Watchkeeping Preparation for Sea
Watchkeeping in Port and at Anchor
Autopilot and Steering Control Systems
Steering Control Systems
Parallel Indexing
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
Heavy Weather
Interaction - Ship to Ship
Interaction – Use of Tugs
Turning Short Round

Action in the Event of Collision
Damage Assessment
Action in the Event of flooding
Action in the Event of Grounding
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
Immersion Suits and Thermal Protective Aids
Launching of Survival Craft
Markings on LSA Equipment
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

International Safety Management Code
International Ship Port Facilities Security Code
Risk Assessment
Safety Officials
SOPEP Manual
Special Areas
IALA Systems of Buoyage

Title: Seamanship Notes (eBook - network) 15 users network
Product Code: WS1003ED
Published Date: January 2004
Author: Angus Ferguson

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