The Engine Room Procedures Guide provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on engine room procedures, to ensure that ships’ engine rooms are operated and managed safely while protecting the environment. A companion to the globally recognised ICS Bridge Procedures Guide, the Engine Room Procedures Guide can be used on all types of merchant ship. The second edition includes the latest safe procedures for handling liquefied natural gas, enclosed space entry, and preparing for port state inspections.
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This first edition of The Master’s Practical Guide to Maritime Law is a comprehensive, easy to follow guide written specifically for Masters. When something goes wrong on board, legal issues often arise, and it is the Master’s responsibility to react appropriately. This guide bridges the gap between theory and practice by exploring practical real-world scenarios commonly encountered by Masters, whether in port or at sea. It offers valuable guidance on how to approach legal issues effectively, highlighting best practices, and providing expert advice on managing legal risks with particular emphasis on the commercial aspects that form a significant part of every Master’s responsibilities on board.
The Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas), fourth edition, is the definitive industry guide to support gas carrier operators conduct safe and efficient operations. This comprehensive guide, a carriage requirement under the national regulations of many flag States, has been fully updated to align with the latest edition of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT 6).
Agenda: AMENDMENTS TO THE IMDG CODE AND SUPPLEMENTS. Submitted by United Arab Emirates, BIMCO, CEFIC, DGAC, ICS, International Group of P&I Associations and WSC
Unified Container Inspection and Repair Criteria (UCIRC) for Steel General Purpose Containers, Revision 3
Provides a unified inspection and repair criteria to help all parties maintain the integrity and cleanliness of containers when in their care. Revision 3 includes special provisions for the inspection and removal of pest contamination.
Agenda: AMENDMENTS TO THE IGF CODE AND DEVELOPMENT OF GUIDELINES FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES. Submitted by Liberia, United States, CLIA, EUROMOT, IACS, ICS, INTERTANKO and SGMF
This comprehensive ship recycling guide is designed to equip shipowners and crew with the necessary knowledge to ensure a safe and sustainable recycling process when the ship reaches the end of its life, in compliance with the Hong Kong Convention which enters into force in 2025. It covers everything from the development and maintenance of the inventory of hazardous materials (IHM) while the ship is in service, through to preparing the ship for recycling and the sale of the ship.
This test allows ship operators to demonstrate that seafarers, of any nationality, have been assessed on their ability to communicate in English – a necessity that has been given additional emphasis by the ISM Code and the revised STCW Convention.
What can ship operators learn from their airborne counterparts as they address evident safety issues around the transport of lithium-ion batteries?
MEPC 80-7-9 – Draft MEPC resolution on biofuel that is certified by international certification scheme to conform to the sustainability aspects in the LCA guidelines being assigned a CO2 emission conversion factor (CF) as zero to facilitate the uptake of biofuels and the reduction of GHG emissions
Agenda: REDUCTION OF GHG EMISSIONS FROM SHIPS. Submitted by India, Liberia, Norway, ICS, CLIA and IPIECA