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2016 NEW BOOKS
RO-RO HANDBOOK:
A Practical Guide to Roll-On Roll-Off Cargo Ships
Capt. Delyan Mihaylov Todorov
• Comprehensive handbook on the safe and efficient operation of roll-on
roll-off cargo ships
• Covers ship design, cargo and ship handling, safety, and more from
dock to open sea
• Lacking internal bulkheads, Ro-Ro ships are susceptible to capsizing
and the spread of fire
This comprehensive handbook details the procedures for the safe
and efficient operation of roll-on roll-off type cargo ships, from
loading and unloading at dockside to navigating the open seas.
Thirteen chapters cover all aspects of Ro-Ro shipping such as
ship development, ports and terminals, hold ventilation, cargo-
handling equipment, transport regulations, ship handling, fire safety,
maintenance, and more. Over 175 pictures, charts, and illustrations
further explain the crucial methods tomaintaining safe operations. As
Ro-Ro shipping increases due to global economics, the importance
of this guide, the first of its kind, is clear. Written by a Ro-Ro ship
commander with more than 12 years’ experience in the shipping
industry, this bookwill prove indispensable to ship officers, operators,
managers, superintendents, and surveyors as well as anyone involved
in the operation of Ro-Ro ships.
Capt. Delyan Mihaylov Todorov
started his seagoing career
in 2002 and took command of a Ro-Ro ship in 2010. He holds a
diploma in marine surveying from Lloyd’s Maritime Academy. He
lives in Varna, Bulgaria, with his family.
Size: 7" x 10" • 184 color and b/w • 256pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5123-5 • hard cover • $34.99
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