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PROFESSIONAL MARITIME
Nautical Rules of the Road
4th Edition Larry C. Young.
This updated book has an easy-to-follow layout that
aligns the International Rules with the corresponding
Inland Rules. To aid in Coast Guard examinations, the
final chapter gives multiple choice, practice questions to
test the reader’s knowledge on the information found
within the entire book.
Size: 6"x9" • illustrations, index • 232pp.ISBN: 978-0-
87033-578-5•hard•$40.00
The Business of Shipping
8th Edition James J.
Buckley. Essential to professionals who are specialists
in one branch of the business, but only marginally
knowledgeable about its other aspects, it will also
familiarize newcomers to the industry with the many
facets of the shipping enterprise and the international
movement of cargo, and can serve as the basic vol-
ume for any course in marine transportation. New
information has been added to reflect the recent
developments in the industry.
Size:6"x9"•54bw illustrations•448pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-580-8•hard•$50.00
Master’s Handbook on Ship’s Business
3rd Edition
Tuuli Messer. Based on earlier editions by Ben Martin
and James R. Aragon. A complete guide for the new-
ly appointed master, it is also useful to experienced
masters as a checklist for the voluminous paperwork
required in all phases of business aboard, this handbook
demystifies the regulations and states the requirements
in plain language.
Size:6"x9"•1 fullsizecolormap•416pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-531-0•hard•$50.00
Watchstanding Guide for the Merchant Officer
Third Edition.
Robert J. Meurn. On a merchant ship
it is the watch officer who truly feels the full weight
of responsibility for the safety of the vessel. This book
not only helps a new watch officer shoulder that
responsibility, but also reinforces the knowledge and
skills of the experienced mate. The complete scope
of watchstanding duties, the use of modern bridge
equipment, voyage planning, ship-handling, and
shipboard emergencies are all addressed.
Size:6"x9"•190 illustrations•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-631-7•hard•$50.00
Vessel Security Officer
Joseph Ahlstrom, with
David W. Narby and Joseph Tenaglia. Keeping a ship
safe and secure occurs through the investment of time
and effort by both the Vessel Security Officer and the
crew. This text complements any security course and
can serve as a training handbook for a Vessel/Ship
Security Officer or Company Security Officer.
Size:6"x9"•7photos,2 illustrations•248pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-570-9•hard•$35.00
Stability and Trim for the Ship’s Officer
4th
Edition William E. George, Editor. Today, technology
and computers abound as ship’s gear. No matter how
much change the industry has undergone, the laws of
physics are constant. The appendix includes the Stability
Data Reference Book which is the same supplied in the
United States Coast Guard license examination room.
Size:6"x9"•200 illustrations, index•528pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-564-8•hard•$50.00
Modern Towing
John S. Blank. A wide-ranging work
on all aspects of towing, in both inland and ocean
waters. More than fifty appendices consolidate data
helpful to the tugmaster. The text is illustrated with
more than 300 drawings, photographs, diagrams,
and other visual aids.
Size:6"x9"•430 illustrations,1map•608pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-372-9•hard•$45.00
Primer of Towing
3rd Edition George H. Reid.
Throughout the country, towing is providing an eco-
nomical alternative to transporting cargo by train or
truck trailers. Offshore coastwise and foreign trade is
also seeing a boom. This book provides information on
all aspects of towing operations and related subjects.
Size:6"x9"•360 illustrations•240pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-563-1•soft•$20.00
Shiphandling for the Mariner
4th Edition Daniel
H. MacElrevey and Daniel E. MacElrevey. This book
focuses on large, modern commercial vessels. Unique in
its emphasis on the art of shiphandling and maneuvers
for such vessels, designed to teach mariners and pilots
practical skills. Used as a text by maritime academies,
training facilities, ships’ officers, and apprentice pilots.
Size:6"x9"•32bwphotos,98 illustrations,1map, index
•404pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-558-7•hard•$50.00
Maritime Error Management: Discussing &
Remediating Fa ctors Contributory to Casu-
alties
Geoffrey W. Gill. An experienced deck officer
and maritime attorney objectively considers cognitive,
organizational, and operational factors proven to
contribute to maritime casualties. It provides a focused
overview of present day maritime safety issues and
suggests risk management strategies effective from
the wheelhouse as well as the boardroom.
Size: 6"x9" • 416pp. ISBN: 978-0-87033-626-3 • hard
•$50.00
Maritime Casualties: Causes and Consequences
Capt. Tuuli Messer-Bookman, Foreword by Capt. Robert
J. Meurn. Maritime casualties, from the
Titanic
to
the
Costa Concordia
, have prompted changes to
commercial maritime regulations. The link between
events and outcomes is explained in this comprehensive
guide to the major casualties of the last hundred years.
It explains the resulting regulatory changes, trends,
and reactions across the decades.
Size:7"x10"•29color&b/wphotos•216pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-641-6•hard•$34.99
Dictionary of Maritime and Transportation Terms
Gerald H. Ullman. This up-to-date standard reference is
a must-have for every mariner’s bookshelf. Acronyms
and cross-references to related terms give the reader
a full picture of how the many words and phrases are
related. A complete maritime dictionary!
Size:6"x9"•Bibliography•440pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-569-3•soft•$19.99
Lights, Shapes, & Signals for the Mer-
chant Mariner: A Flash Card Study
Guide
Capt. D. Green. Small and compact
for easy traveling, this study guide provides
all the lights, shapes, and symbols used at
sea and is a valuable tool for the seasoned
mariner or private boater who wants to
sharpen skills and be safer and more prudent
on the water. Its cargo-pocket size and lightly laminated pages means it can
endure in a maritime environment.
Size:9"x6"•302color images•560pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-628-7•spiralbound•$34.99
Mariner’s Guide to Nautical Information
Priscilla
Travis. This alphabetically arranged reference work
puts over 2,000 modern nautical topics and terms
at your fingertips, with enough explanatory advice to
be truly useful. Topics ranging from the Navigation
Rules, cruising under sail and power, electronics, and
communication, to safety, weather, technical topics,
and commonly-used spoken nautical language make
this book a comprehensive resource.
Size:6"x9"•190color/bwphotos•560pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-625-6•hard•$35.00
ASD Tugs: Thrust and Azimuth Learning to
Drive a Z-drive
Capt. Jeff Slesinger. This work-
book is designed to facilitate learning, through
both intellectual and hands-on presentations.
It teaches a clear understanding of ASD tug
maneuvering principles and assists the reader
in acquiring the intuitive feel for operating the
tug. Covers the basic elements of maneuvering
an ASD tug, through steering, speed, turning,
stopping, hovering, and lateral movement.
Size:8.5"x11"•120 illustrations•192pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-617-1•soft•$45.00
The Cornell Manual for Lifeboatmen, Able
Seamen, and Qualified Members of Engine
Department
John M. Keever. Based on the earlier
edition by Hayler, Keever, and Seiler. This book is the
standard manual for those who follow the sea and
who want to prepare themselves for the Coast Guard
examinations. Of particular value are the sample
multiple-choice questions and answers for both the life-
boatman and able seaman Coast Guard examinations.
Size:4.5"x7"•160bw illustrations•184pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-559-4•soft•$12.00
Formulae for the Mariner
2nd Edition R.M.
Plant. A compilation of all the formulae that a
mariner is commonly called upon to use. Given
are the basic parameters in narrative form, and
then provides equations and their amplifications.
Another feature of the book is material to the
international system of units (S.I.).
Size:8.5"x11"•77 illustrations, tables•110pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-361-3•soft•$12.99
Diesel Engines
RevisedandExpanded2ndEdition
.
LeoBlock.Thisbookpresentsfundamentalprinciplesand
identifies the separate systems. In this revision, current
informationissuppliedforelectronicdieselengines.Itexplores
threefuelsystems:lowpressure,mechanical,andelectronic.
Checklists of required maintenance tasks are included,
with explanations of engine operation: warm-up, normal
running,andshutdown.(FormerISBN:978-0-87033-4184)
Size:6"x9"•85 illustrations•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3705-5•soft•$19.99
Oceanography and Seamanship
2nd Edi-
tion William G. Van Dorn. This book explains
the ocean as an operating environment, how
boats and ships behave, and what the average
sailor can do to make any voyage safer and
more pleasurable. It is a reference at maritime
academies and is used as a textbook in colleges.
Size: 8.5"x11" • 46 bw photos, 170 illustrations,
index•456pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-434-4•hard•$44.95
The New Hawsepipe
LeonardW. Lambert.This book
takes the mystery out of all Coast Guard and STCW
95 requirements.This guide will take you step-by-step
through classes, exams, sea time, and how to build
positive relationships with Coast Guard personnel.
Size:5.5"x8.5"• tables, index•196pp.
ISBN:978-0-87033-587-7•soft•$19.95
Close Quarters: AWoman’s Guide to Living and
Working in Masculine Environments
Captain
Tuuli Messer-Bookman. Delightful and gritty advice
to women. The author’s first-hand experience can
help women work smoothly in close quarters, such
as law enforcement, firefighting, any aspect of the
maritime industry, construction, forestry, and the
military. It applauds the merits of being a “lady," not
just a woman, no matter what the setting.
Size: 6"x9"•23 linedrawings•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3631-7•softcover•$14.99
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