18.07.2017
AUTRONICA BS—100 FIRE DETECTION SYSTEM

This set of handbooks consists of three important documents all related to the installation, commissioning and subsequent practical operation of the Autronica BS-100 DYFI fire detection system. The first one, i.e. installation handbook is covering the mounting and connections, plus the expansion modules.

The second, commissioning handbook for the alarm control panel provides explanation of the setting of DIP-switches on main board BSA-101, expansion modules, start-up procedure, menu structure, and service issues. Finally, the last of the set, operators handbook, is dealing with the actual operation of the subject fire detection equipment.

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18.07.2017
AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM — FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A very compact yet very informative and useful publication providing, as it should be quite clear from its title, the answers to the most commonly asked questions with relation to the AIS, standing for the auto-identification systems installed on board sea-going (and not only, in fact) ships.

Among the topics covered within this volume there are what exactly the AIS system is and difference between the A and B classes of equipment, installation matters, i.e. what the ship masters shall be aware of and how they will know if their AIS units work properly, calibration issues and setting-up of the equipment, required training on the usage of the system, operational matters, including comparison f the AIS to marine radar, treating AIS as a supplement to the information obtained from the radar, limitations imposed, checking the accuracy of the information, sending the letters, information display, connection of the GNSS and gyro-compasses to the AIS, contribution of the AIS information to the collision prevention, storage of the information, integration matters and prevention of the potential inappropriate use, applicable regulatory requirements, fitting of the AIS equipment, operation and messaging, length of the messages, integrity and security of the data obtained from AIS, other uses of the system, list of references.

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18.07.2017
ATTACK AT DAWN — RELIVING THE FIRST BATTLE OF NARVIK IN WORLD WAR TWO

First of all, it should be noted that the present title is not actually intended to mislead readers into considering it a serious work of naval history. Ron Cope, the author of the volume, leaves that to those with far more professional abilities than he would claim to have. However, he believes it should be considered as being the first definitive record of accounts from those who were actually involved in the First British Battle of Narvik.

It comprises their own experiences regarding how they managed to survive after the battle and also escape capture by the enemy. The author's position is that he cannot vouch that all the accounts are fully factual although from the sheer volume that we have been able to gather, there must be a lot of truth. However, he can definitely confirm the crew members of the 2nd Destroyer Flotilla were there and during the ensuing years were still able to describe what they had witnessed.

In addition, the author had to accept that all the information obtained by him from the crew members' families and friends, passed on either verbally or in the form of paper documents or tape records, is indeed true and fully correct. His efforts has eventually resulted in this perfectly researched and informative publication providing readers with the insightful and important content.

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18.07.2017
ATLANTIC — GREAT SEA BATTLES, HEROIC DISCOVERIES, TITANIC STORMS, AND A VAST OCEAN OF A MILLION STORIES

This is a remarkably well-prepared and documented publication detailing the history of the Atlantic Ocean. Simon Winchester is telling a truly breathtaking story, blending geography with reminiscence and science with exposition. The author did a really amazing work weaving together the history and the human interest in the very readable manner. According to the numerous reviews, this title is a must-have publication for every naval historian and enthusiast.

The publication will provide readers with a deep and fresh insight into the ocean history. The information selected for inclusion into this book has been presented in a really interesting way for the readers. The author of the volume is a known and recognized person in the world of naval history and all his publication have been greatly appreciated by the readers all around the planes, but this particular book has been deservedly considered one of his best titles.

Being a best-seller author and consummate historian, he has set an excellent and epic text telling us not only the pure story of the Atlantic Ocean itself, but also the story of the whole human civilization. The readers will definitely like this resonant and penetrating tale of the humans finding their way across the history...

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18.07.2017
ASTM F 998—04 — STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR CENTRIFUGAL PUMP, SHIPBOARD USE

This is the official ASTM standard specification no. F998-04 dealing with the centrifugal pumps to be used on board ships/offshore structures. It covers all requirements that would normally apply to their design as well as construction, and addresses three classes of service, namely freshwater, seawater ad hydrocarbon pumps. In the latter case, the pumps less than 1500 are covered.

The arrangement of the document is pretty regular for the ASTM standard specifications - it covers all aspects including the nomenclature and terminology, ordering info, materials to be used for manufacturing, general requirements that would apply, design matters, performance requirements, painting, coating, equipment identification plates, testing methods and applicable requirements (including shock and vibration testing), various technical documentation, packaging, storage and preservation of the manufactured equipment, quality assurance principles, reference technical documents and regulations... The publication addresses all possible aspects relating to the production, testing and certification of the centrifugal pumps, starting from the very design phase.

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18.07.2017
ASTM F 765—93 R98 — STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR WILDCATS, SHIP ANCHOR CHAIN

The specification that we are presenting to your attention today addresses the wildcats that are currently utilized in windlasses for hauling in and paying out the anchor chains on board marine vessels and offshore facilities. When ship has been anchored, or anchor has been housed, the chain stopper is used to secure the anchor chain.

The wildcats that are referred to in the present standard specification by ASTM are of the five whelp type and shall to be used with stud link chains conforming to the ABS Grades 1, 2 and 3. The dimensions of these wildcats have been provided for the anchor chains in integral three-millimeter steps, ranging in size from 19 to 104 mm. The dimensions in intermediate steps (1.5 mm) have not been provided in this paper; however, the use of the wildcats of such sizes is also permitted within the scope of the present regulatory document.

The material arrangement in the standard specification is as follows: scope - referenced documents - classification - description of terms - ordering information - materials and manufacture - dimensions - workmanship, finish, and appearance - test methods - inspection - marking - packaging - keywords. As it is the case with all ASTM publications, full coverage of all technical aspects makes the publication practical and useful.

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18.07.2017
ASTM F 722—82 R98 — STANDARD SPECIFICATION FOR WELDED POINTS FOR SHIPBOARD PIPING SYSTEMS

This standard specification no. F722-82 was first released in 1982 and then got reapproved in 1998 - it covers all typical details of the welded joints that are nowadays in common use when constructing various piping systems on board ships. Such joints may be utilized provided that the WP (welding procedures) proposed for use, were qualified as per the applicable regulations and/or rules.

The publication consists of five parts - the first part defines the scope of the document, while the second part provides the list of referenced documents. The third part provides information on the application, service, limitations, and list of weld joint details. The fourth part of the document explains piping classifications and butt weld reinforcements. The last part of the paper contains keywords. there are several tables in the document providing necessary data, e.g. maximum but weld reinforcement, and figures for better illustration o the technical information, such as the cross-section of the butt joint, etc.

An excellent technical reference for welders and welding engineers, designers and inspectors. You will not only find the requirements to the welding but will also get some minimum knowledge of the basics.

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18.07.2017
ASTM F 1756—97A — STANDARD GUIDE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF A FLEET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM NETWORK

This official ASTM guide is released to provide the industry professionals with a good overview and guidance for the proper selection and further implementation of the FMS by ship operators and owners. The abbreviation FMS stands for the Fleet Management Systems. Such system is mission critical 24x265 and is generally a computer system consisting of one or more LITP and one or more SITP, which are the land-based and shipboard information technology platforms, correspondingly. The SITP enables multiple computers on board the ship to share the data and to communicate with the other ships or with the shore base.

The SITP itself consists of several components, such as the hardware, software, data repository, procedures providing the ability to store and transfer data. It is not the actual intention of the authors of this document to deal with all requirements that are applicable to SITP, forming a path for the data for the direct controlling of the operations and conditions of ships or their systems. It shall be possible for all navigation equipment belonging to the Navigational Equipment Bus to be able to operate and display all essential data , being totally independent of the FMS. Same applies to the units resident on the Control, Monitoring and Alarm Bus. All values in this document are in SI units.

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