This fourth edition was removed from sale in March 2021 and replaced by the Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations, Fifth Edition.
The fourth edition of the Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations reflects current best practice in the international shipping and aviation industries, and supersedes the third edition. The Guide has been fully updated with extensive guidance regarding the role and responsibilities of both the ship and helicopter, using expert advice from the aviation industry.
The ICS/WSC Guidelines reflect the good practices already undertaken by the majority of responsible companies, all consolidated to provide a useful resource that should benefit all concerned with the safe transport of containers.
This Code of Practice is a comprehensive summary of the environmental obligations of shipping companies as required by international regulations and includes a set of clear environmental standards by which shipping companies should operate.