17.06.2017
CHEMICAL OCEANOGRAPHY AND THE MARINE CARBON CYCLE

The book provides readers with a good insight into the fundamental processes that regulate the marine carbon cycle. The content of the volume is offering a required background in chemical oceanography; in addition to that, it provides readers with the clear description of the way chemical elements contained in  sea water and sediments are actually used as tracers of various processes occurring in the oceans - and these processes are biological, geological, physical and chemical.

The chapters of the book are covering the basics of thermodynamics, carbonate chemistry, they provide the explanation of the influence of life on the chemistry of the ocean and how exactly it evolved in the past. There are some topics in the book that contain essential information for understanding the idea of the carbon cycle, including such important aspects as exchange of gas within the air-sea system, organic geo-chemistry, reaction kinetics, diffusion, and so many of other relevant matters. The title will be really ideal to serve as a textbook for all students in geo-chemistry, oceanography, marine science, environmental science and any other fields. It will also be useful for the professionals and scientists in the field and actually to any persons involved in the relevant researches. 

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17.06.2017
MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION, 2006 — FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The fourth release of the FAQ to the ILO MLC, 2006 - worked out by the International Labor Office to serve as an integral part of the follow-up to the Action Plan. The MLC was officially adopted by the ninety-fourth session of the ILC in 2006, entered into force in 2013 and ratified by sixty-six countries having more than eighty percent of the world's GT of ships by 2015.

Please note that the answers that have been provided in the present publication shall not be cited as the legal opinions as the precise requirements of the MLC are there in the national laws/regulations. These answers are provided with the intention to give readers the required information in the form of concise and clear explanations that would refer to the MLC together with any other reference materials.

They shall not be considered legal advice. Literally every aspect is covered, including general in for about the MLC, questions about the people working on board the ships, questions related to the titles of the Convention, including minimum age, medical certification, training, qualification, recruitment, placement, conditions of employment, wages, hours of work/rest, leave, repatriation, manning levels, career development and so many other important issues.

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03.06.2017
CAT TYPE GCM34 GENERAL ENGINE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

The official operating instructions for the GCM34-type diesel engines produced by CAT. This technical book is starting with some general info on the engine and introduction to its safety features, gas regulating unit and brief yet thorough overview of the electrical system, etc.

The main content of the publication provides required information relating to the initial operating of the engine, operational supervision, running-it and fault tracing.

Particular attention has been paid by the compilers of the Instructions to the installation of the engine, regulations and care, emergency operation of this engine and a wealth of other relevant data and information.

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03.06.2017
MAN B&W DIESEL — S50MC—C8—TII PROJECT GUIDE — CAMSHAFT CONTROLLED TWO STROKE ENGINES

MAN B&W DIESEL - S50MC-C8-TII Project Guide - Camshaft Controlled Two Stroke Engines

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