Marine Emergencies

Un libro in lingua di House D. J. edito da Taylor & Francis, 2014

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At some point in their marine career most people are involved in an emergency of some sort, whether it is a fire on board ship, a collision with another vessel or an engine failure in a storm. In such incidents the actions taken can be the difference between survival and catastrophic loss. Marine Emergencies discusses the different types of marine emergency that you may face then follows these up with to-do lists, coping strategies and case studies.

Complying with International Maritime Organisation standards of shipboard training and operation, this title covers everything from fire and collision right through to the legal implications of salvage, making it a must for all responsible seafarers.

David House has now written and published eighteen marine titles, many of which are in multiple editions. After commencing his seagoing career in 1962, he was initially engaged on general cargo vessels. He later experienced worldwide trade with passenger, container, Ro-Ro, reefer ships and bulk cargoes. He left the sea in 1978 with a Master Mariner's qualification and commenced teaching at the Fleetwood Nautical College. He retired in 2012 after thirty three years of teaching in nautical education. He continues to write and research maritime aspects for future works.

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