23.01.2019
METEOROLOGY TODAY — AN INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER, CLIMATE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

This publication was written by two prominent experts in the field of meteorology. Their joint efforts have eventually resulted in the perfect book giving readers the very latest information about the climate and weather as well as the earth science so that they can get introduced to the main theoretical concepts and all current issues.

This eleventh edition of the volume provides very clear and easy-to-understand explanations enabling students to get better understanding of how the information should be observed, calculated and synthesized. All weather phenomena including but not limited to the hurricanes and tornadoes have been discussed in detail.

The authors paid due attention to such important matters as precipitation and winds, seasons etc. It goes without saying that both professional and future mariners should all understand the importance of having a clear picture with regard to the meteorological matters since this normally plays one of the key roles in providing the safety of navigation of any vessel, and therefore we do recommend all people planning to work at sea, to go through the content of this book and get themselves duly familiarized at least with the basics of meteorology.

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23.01.2019
A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN SIXTEEN SHIPWRECKS

The stories of marine disasters always fire people’s imaginations. There were so many of them including the very famous Roman triremes and Spanish Main, huge transatlantic liners and others. Remember Titanic and Lusitania, and up to the recent disaster of Costa Concordia. The publication presented to your attention is intended to provide the interested readers with a good study making for a completely new and unique understanding of the history not limited to the maritime history; we are talking about everything here.

The author of the book is exploring the process of moving humans across the oceans and this process has been ongoing, romantic and hazardous. In the pages of his work, the author is drawing a number of quite provocative conclusions originating from the content of the study.

In short, his book is expected to demonstrate the developments making the oceans more familiar to the people and enabling humans to undertake safer travels across seven seas. This is a truly perfect and easy reading for anyone with the interest in the naval history and past times. And, as the people directly related to the maritime industry, we shall all be aware of the most famous shipwrecks in the history.

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23.01.2019
ECDIS VIDEO GUIDES — SPERRY VISIONMASTER FT

We continue the series of training sets presented by the UKHO, standing for the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. This particular part of the series is dealing with the Sperry VisionMaster FT. In addition to eight training and instructional video lessons, there is a booklet included in the set containing necessary instructions on how to use the Admiralty VCS, i.e. vector chart service, with the Northrop Grumman Marine ECDIS.

Note that all the other parts making the series are also available here – these include the OSI ECPINS, Kelvin Hughes Manta Digital, JRN-JAN-701B-901B-2000, eGlobe G2, Furuno FEA2X07, PC Maritime NavMaster, SAM ECDIS ChartPilot 1100 and ECDISPilotFuruno FMD 3X00, Raytheon Anschutz, Kongsberg K-Bridge, Maris ECDIS 900. We would recommend our users to download all parts of the training series and go through the content carefully.

It will allow you not only get familiarized with the modern electronic navigation systems but will also let you get better understanding of the technical differences between models. Note that the similar structure of the training sets makes them even more comfortable and user-friendly. Just do not forget to check the booklets in addition to videos for better results.

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23.01.2019
NP 037 WEST COASTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES PILOT

NP 037 West Coasts of England and Wales Pilot

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22.01.2019
MARITIME SAFETY — RESULTS FROM THE TRANSPORT RESEARCH PROGRAMME

The main content of this compact yet quite useful and comprehensive brochure was prepared by the members of the EXTRA Consortium and is intended to represent their views on the research related to the problems of maritime safety. The booklet opens with the explanation of the actual need for such research in today's world. It should be clearly understood that the waterborne transport facilities are considered key players in the global economics and also a really fundamental instrument.

More that seventy percent of the total external trade of the EU and about thirty percent of the Union's internal trade are handled by ships. And we all understand that the maritime transport of today represents an excellent alternative to the road and rail traffic options. However, the ongoing growth in the maritime traffic shall be supported by the effective transport chains capable of linking the maritime shipping industry to the onshore destinations...

The publication covers the most important aspects of today's maritime shipping industry and will be interesting to the people willing to be updated with the ongoing trends and happening within the industry with particular focus on the safety issues.

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22.01.2019
NP 035—036 INDONESIA PILOT VOLUME I—III

NP 035-036 Indonesia Pilot Volume I-III

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20.01.2019
SAILING THE FARM — A SURVIVAL GUIDE TO HOMESTEADING ON THE OCEAN

An excellent and classic book, one of the best available on the subject - it will provide readers with all information about living on board they would better get aware of prior to embarking. There are so many interesting and practical tips that the content will be interesting not only to the future seafarers but even to the general readers.

It has been already very well met by the readers who have found the content inspirational helping them to change their lives. Upon reading the publication, most of them have experimented with the solar power generation, growing food, sprouting using the information included by the author. Some practicing boaters use this volume as a sort of backup for their freshwater demands.

The book covers living on the sea and shipboard finances, making correct decisions when choosing a vessel, making money, such practical matters as purifying the water, galley aids, shipboard security, growing vegetables and sprouts, food preservation, selection and storage, popular and widely used seafarer's recipes. there are two appendices with the books suggested for further reading and resource guide. An excellent practical guidebook for every seafarer.

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20.01.2019
MARINE NAVIGATION AND SAFETY OF SEA TRANSPORTATION — INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND ENVIRONMENT

This publication was released to continue the remarkable series including such titles as the first one - Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, followed with the STCW Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Transport and Shipping, Navigation Problems, Miscellaneous Problems in Marine Navigation, International Recent Issues About ECDIS, E-Navigation and Safety at Sea, Methods and Algorithms and Navigation, Activities in Navigation, and Transport Systems and Processes.

The volume will give readers, deeply interested in the modern maritime industry, a truly professional insight and perfectly compiled knowledge about the information, communication and environment. The material is arranged in seven parts, starting with the maritime communications and decision support systems, followed with the chapters dealing with the geo-information systems and maritime spatial planning and providing coverage of the major hydrometeorological aspects.

The inland shipping is discussed in the separate chapter. The sixth part addresses the maritime pollution and protection of the environment while the closing part tells us about the VTS, standing for the vessel traffic service.

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