This book provides a comprehensive guide to maritime security. Drawing on two decades of experience in the industry, it sets out the security threats faced by the shipping industry today, the statutory requirements that ships, shipping companies and port facilities must meet, and provides guidance on how to conduct a thorough threat assessment for a voyage. A model ship security plan is also provided along with guidance on how to complete it in accordance with statutory requirements.
This first edition was withdrawn in September 2021 and replaced with Coronavirus (COVID-19): Vaccination for Seafarers and Shipping Companies: A Practical Guide, Second Edition.
This Guidance addresses legal, liability and insurance issues that could potentially arise for shipowners from or in connection with vaccinations of crew for coronavirus (COVID-19). It provides guidance on best employment practice to protect against such liabilities and information on insurance cover for such liabilities under the shipowner’s standard Protection and Indemnity (P&I) insurance.
This approval procedure sets minimum requirements for approval of cleaning companies for various types of operations.
This industry standard helps to ensure that the in-water cleaning of a ship's hull, and niche areas including the propeller, can be carried out safely, efficiently and in an environmentally sustainable way.
Guidelines on Cyber Security Onboard Ships, Version Four
The purpose of these guidelines is to improve the safety and security of seafarers, the environment,
the cargo, and the ships. The guidelines aim to assist in the development of a proper cyber risk
management strategy in accordance with relevant regulations and best practises on board a ship with a focus on work processes, equipment, training, incident response and recovery management.
The ICS Tanker Safety Guide (Chemicals) is the standard reference work for chemical tankers. The fifth edition contains valuable new guidance on key safety issues and operations, and provides new and improved ship/shore safety checklists.
This workbook is a practical, straightforward and easy to understand guide to support the Master and the ship’s crew with cyber security risk management. Now in its second edition, the workbook provides detailed guidance on all aspects of cyber security protection, defence and response (including brand new sections on remote access, intrusion detection systems and engine department considerations).
This Third Edition was withdrawn in June 2021 and replaced by Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Ship Operators for the Protection of the Health of Seafarers, Fourth Edition.
Outlines the actions a Master should take when confronted with an emergency: from the initial assessment and immediate actions, through to towage or salvage arrangements, as may be necessary. Now in its 6th edition. Peril at Sea and Salvage has been standard reference for Masters to prepare for emergency situations for 40 years.