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10.02.2019
NOTES ON CARGO WORK

This fifth edition of the publication was prepared to be used as a classic introduction to the cargo work that could be equally valuable for the newcomers and experienced workers. We all understand that the practical real-life experience is critically important for the successful transportation of any cargo and believe that this volume will contribute and supplement the experience you would gain from the work at sea.

The particular attention was paid by the authors to the safety aspects - all latest rules and changes in the international regulations have been reflected in the pages of this document. The main content of the book is arranged in eight sections, starting with the one dealing with the general principles you will need to be familiarized with before you proceed any further. Then, there are five sections dealing with the bulk, general, refrigerated, tanker and deck cargoes carried by sea.

The cargoes that normally require special care have been discussed in a separate chapter. The closing chapter of the book covers the calculations and cargo stowage factors. The book is a real must-have publication to anyone engaged in the cargo handling operations and willing to improve their skills.

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10.02.2019
AN INTRODUCTION TO P& I INSURANCE FOR MARINERS

The primary purpose of the insurance of the ship's hull and machinery is protection of the investments made by the ship's owner. In fact this is the insurance of the property covering the vessel together with her machinery and all shipboard equipment. This allows the ship owners to get necessary protection from the losses normally caused by damage occurred to their ships or total loss.

This booklet starts with the brief introduction to the maritime insurance followed by the chapter explaining the working principle of the P&I insurance. The risk evaluation and statistical loss records are dealt with in the next chapters. Then, the authors of the document addressed the liability for the damage to the transported cargo and passenger claims together with the extraordinary handling costs and personal injury.

Among other important topics covered in the present volume we would definitely mention the fines and general average contributions, pollution to the environment, wreck removal, ancillary covers etc. The publication will be of practical interest to the people willing to be kept updated with the latest happenings in the world of marine insurance and maritime business in general, the content will be very helpful.

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10.02.2019
IAMSAR MANUAL 2016 EDITION

This is a full set, all three parts of the officially released IAMSAR Manual. The primary declared purpose of these publications is to provide the States with the assistance they require to meet their SAR needs as well as to meet all obligations that these States have accepted under relevant international conventions. The Manual will provide readers with the technical guidance for both maritime and aviation approach to the organization and provision of the search-and-rescue services.

Each of the parts making this Manual has been prepared with particular SAR system - note that they can easily be used as standalone documents. Alternatively, the provisions contained in these volumes can be applied in conjunction with the other parts. You may need to have only one, two or all three volumes readily available and this will depend on the duties you have been assigned. The first volume contains six major chapters covering the general system concepts and main components, training and qualification requirements, system management, communication matters, and ways to improve services.

The second volume is devoted to mission co-ordination including the SAR system, initial and awareness action, operations and techniques involved, emergency assistance, general guidance for the aircraft SAR operations etc. Finally, the last volume is dealing with the mobile facilities and will give readers the information about the rendering assistance and on-board emergencies, coordination of the operations and other important aspects.

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10.02.2019
MARKS CALCULATIONS FOR MACHINE DESIGN

This is one of the best books on machine design and associated calculations of those available today. The reader will find all information required by the people engaged in the design and calculation processes. The content of the book is full of knowledge that is an excellent bridge connecting the theoretical principles normally outlined in the text-books and real-life practical engineering challenges.

The students of mechanical engineering will be impressed with the coverage of the topics offered by the book, while the practicing professionals will find this one as a great tool for their day-to-day use. There are numerous exercises included by the authors of the book to track your progress and make sure you understand the material in a correct way. According to the feedbacks collected from the students in different disciplines, this volume is equally useful to everyone.

The step by step instructions provided here are presented in a clear manner making them easily understandable. The book is also rich with supplementary materials such as the data tables, formulas and charts for reference purposes. In short, we do recommend this volume to both students and practicing engineers who will benefit from the content.

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10.02.2019
TRANSPORTATION — A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE

Nowadays, the transportation is considered one of the most important components of the international supply chain, and it is definitely among the most complex ones. The preset publication was prepared jointly by several recognized industry experts to deliver quite extensive coverage of the ongoing transportation trends, both global and domestic.

The authors made every effort to perform a deep analysis and help readers get a good understanding of the role and critical importance of the transportation in society and in the companies at all levels. They will also get to know the environment where the fundamental transportation services are normally provided.

Both domestic and international transportation systems have been covered together with the associated legal issues in order to provide readers with the easy-to-follow overview. Upon completion of reading the material presented in the pages of this volume, the readers will be duly equipped with all instruments required to cope with this rapidly changing field.

The book is a must one for the MBA classes in transportation management. According to the students, the content is easy to read and gives a really good introduction to the supply chain studies.

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09.02.2019
NP 070—071 WEST INDIES PILOT VOLUME I—II

NP 070-071 West Indies Pilot Volume I-II

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NP 069A EAST COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA AND GULF OF MEXICO PILOT

NP 069A East coast of Central America and Gulf of Mexico Pilot

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NP 068—069 EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES PILOT

NP 068-069 East Coast of the United States Pilot

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