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Engine Room Procedures Guide

1st Edition

£155 In stock

The Engine Room Procedures Guide from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on engine room procedures, to ensure that engine rooms are operated and managed safely. Modelled on the globally recognised ICS Bridge Procedures Guide, this new publication is relevant to all merchant ships, and will be invaluable to Chief Engineers and members of the engineering team, as well as shipping companies and training institutions. The new ICS Guide is an essential reference tool which reinforces established best practices. It is recommended that a copy is carried on board every merchant ship.

The Engine Room Procedures Guide sets out routine engine room procedures and also includes useful checklists for the ship’s engineering team. It provides clear guidance on safe and environmentally responsible engine room operations and maintenance, supporting internationally agreed standards and recommendations adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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Guidelines on the Application of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention

3rd Edition

£115 In stock

More than five years have passed since the entry into force of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), which is now strictly enforced on a global basis and subject to Port State Control inspection. This ICS publication is the comprehensive and definitive guide to the MLC. The revised third edition – which is accompanied by an electronic version with a search function and additional useful material – addresses the wide range of MLC provisions including seafarers' contractual arrangements, manning agencies, working hours, health and safety, crew accommodation, catering standards and seafarers' welfare. It also covers the very latest MLC amendments and ILO guidance adopted since 2013 with respect inter alia to financial security and repatriation to prevent abandonment, changes to employment agreements to address piracy, training of ships' cooks, implementation of occupational health and safety provisions, and measures to prevent harassment and bullying.

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Drug Trafficking and Drug Abuse On Board Ship

Guidelines for Owners and M...

5th Edition

£150 In stock

This publication provides guidance on how to combat drug trafficking at sea and to recognise the signs of drug use and dependence among crew members. Considered the leading industry publication on the topic, this fifth edition has been fully updated by industry experts to assist shipping companies and their Masters and officers.

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Guidelines on the Application of the IMO International Safety Management (ISM) Code

5th Edition

£135 In stock

The International Safety Management (ISM) Code is a key mandatory requirement for merchant ships, critical to the improvement of maritime safety and environmental performance. The new fifth edition of Guidelines on the Application of the IMO International Safety Management (ISM) Code includes comprehensive advice on compliance with the ISM Code for anyone involved with developing, implementing and maintaining Safety Management Systems (SMS), which are critical to successful and efficient ship operations.

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Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use

1st Edition

£175 In stock

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. Along with detailed guidance on all aspects of cyber security protection, defence and response, the book contains comprehensive checklists to assist with the day to day management of on board cyber security. It will also benefit shipowners, ship managers, ports and their IT departments.

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Guidance for the Preparation and Implementation of Garbage Management Plans

2nd Edition

£65 In stock

The ICS Garbage Management Plans is intended to assist shipping companies to comply with the latest requirements of IMO MARPOL Annex V (regarding treatment and disposal of garbage) and applicable ISM requirements. The second edition provides updated advice on requirements for ships to prepare and implement Garbage Management Plans, in line with some important IMO amendments which entered into force globally 2013, 2017 and in 2018. A copy should be carried on every ship.

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Tanker Safety Guide: Liquefied Gas

Liquefied Gas

3rd Edition

£435 In stock

The Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas) is the definitive industry best practice guidance for gas carrier operators, and a carriage requirement under the national regulations of many flag States. It is strongly recommended that a copy of the completely revised third edition is carried on board every ship engaged in the transportation of liquefied gas by sea.

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Personal Training and Service Record Book

2nd Edition

£10 In stock

The second edition takes into account the entry into force of the ILO MLC and the STCW 2010 amendments. The book will assist companies maintain documentation and data relevant to seafarers employed on their ships, including their experience, training, medical fitness and competency in assigned duties. Seafarers can use the book to keep their own personal records of seagoing service, experience, qualifications and participation in drills and exercises on board ships. The Personal Training and Service Record Book enables qualified seafarers to maintain records of all STCW related training, and demonstrate competence to Port State Control inspectors or when seeking to re-validate qualifications.

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Bridge Procedures Guide

5th Edition

£135 In stock

The Bridge Procedures Guide is widely acknowledged as the definitive guidance on safe bridge procedures, and is used by Masters, watchkeeping officers, companies and training institutions worldwide. The Guide is referenced in the footnotes of several IMO Conventions. This fully updated fifth edition embraces internationally agreed standards and recommendations adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The Guide also includes extensive checklists for use by companies, Masters and those officers responsible for developing ship specific checklists for bridge procedures. This edition is accompanied by a CD version of the text with a search function.

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Manpower Report

The Global Supply and Deman...

6th Edition

£142 Out Of stock

The BIMCO and ICS Manpower Reports are regarded as the most comprehensive assessment of global supply of and demand for merchant seafarers. This latest update has two main purposes: to describe the current worldwide supply and demand situation for seafarers, and to forecast trends for the decade ahead, to help the industry anticipate changes and take appropriate action. The 2015 Report builds upon updates conducted at five-year intervals since 1990.

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Tanker Safety Guide: Chemicals

Chemicals

4th Edition

£395 In stock

The fourth edition of the Tanker Safety Guide (Chemicals) draws on expertise throughout the industry and is a major revision of the third edition. It takes full account of the latest industry best practice and the adoption of important amendments to the IMO SOLAS Convention in 2014. These amendments to SOLAS include new mandatory requirements for the inerting of chemical tankers. It is strongly recommended that a copy of the fourth edition is carried on board every tanker engaged in carriage of chemical cargoes, and that copies are also held with technical departments of shipping companies.

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Ship to Ship Transfer Guide for Petroleum, Chemicals and Liquefied Gas

5th Edition

£275 In stock

The Guide provides advice for Masters, Marine Superintendents and others, such as STS service providers and transfer organisers, involved in the planning and execution of STS operations. Particular attention is given to the effective planning of operations and aspects including risk assessment, ship compatibility, and the management of workloads to minimise fatigue.

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On Board Training Record Book for Officers in Charge of an Engineering Watch (Engine Cadets)

3rd Edition

£30 In stock

To help employers ensure compliance, ICS has updated its widely used On Board Training Record Book for Engine Cadets (Trainee Officer), to take account of the amended competence requirements in STCW 2010, which entered into force in January 2012. The revised Record Book takes full account of the new competence standards stipulated by STCW 2010, such as the application of leadership and team working skills and proactive measures to protect the marine environment. The training tasks included have been developed to ensure that cadets make the best use of their seagoing service, and to help supervising officers make an objective evaluation of whether cadets are competent.

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On Board Training Record Book for Officers in Charge of a Navigational Watch (Deck Cadets)

3rd Edition

£30 In stock

To help employers ensure compliance, ICS has updated its widely used On Board Training Record Book for  Officers in Charge of a Navigational Watch (Deck Cadets), to take account of the amended competence requirements in STCW 2010, which entered into force in January 2012. The revised Book takes full account of the competence standards stipulated by STCW 2010, such as the use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS), application of leadership and team working skills and proactive measures to protect the marine environment. The training tasks included have been developed to ensure that cadets make the best use of their seagoing service, and to help supervising officers make an objective evaluation of whether cadets are competent.

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On Board Training Record Book for Ratings Forming Part of an Engineering Watch and Ratings Qualifying as Able Seafarer Engine

2nd Edition

£25 In stock

To help employers ensure compliance, ICS has updated its widely used On Board Training Record Book for Engine Cadets (Trainee Officer), to take account of the amended competence requirements in STCW 2010, which entered into force in January 2012. The revised Record Book takes full account of the new competence standards stipulated by STCW 2010, such as the application of leadership and team working skills and proactive measures to protect the marine environment. The training tasks included have been developed to ensure that cadets make the best use of their seagoing service, and to help supervising officers make an objective evaluation of whether cadets are competent.

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On Board Training Record Book for Ratings Forming Part of a Navigational Watch and Ratings Qualifying As Able Seafarer Deck

2nd Edition

£25 In stock

The 2010 amendments to the IMO STCW Convention, which entered into force in 2012, will make it mandatory for trainee deck ratings to use an approved training record book to provide evidence of structured on board training. To help employers ensure compliance ICS has updated its widely used On Board Training Record Book for Deck Ratings.

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Guidelines on the IMO STCW Convention and Code

including the 2010 'Manila ...

3rd Edition

£60 In stock

This third edition of the Guidelines, which includes detailed advice on company obligations and compliance with the 2010 amendments of the STCW Convention governing seafarers' training, should be read by anyone connected with the employment and training of merchant seafarers. It has been fully updated to take account of technical developments, new training requirements for leadership and teamwork, enhanced refresher training for qualified seafarers, new competence standards for tanker personnel and for the new grade of Able Seafarer (Deck and Engine), new requirements for maintaining records of ratings' training, and to regulations regarding seafarers' minimum rest hours, applicable since 2012.

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Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations

5th Edition

£120 In stock

This fourth edition reflects current best practice in the international shipping and aviation industries. The Guide has been fully updated with extended guidance regarding the role and responsibilities of both the ship and helicopter. Full account is also taken of specifications for helicopter performance, the ICAO (aviation) requirements for the safe location/marking of landing and winching areas, new guidance on actions to be taken in the event of helicopter incidents. It is recommended that a copy is carried on board every ship. This edition is accompanied by a CD version of the text with a search function. The CD also includes and electronic template for preparing helicopter landing/operating plans for transmission from the ship to the helicopter operator.

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Safe Transport of Containers by Sea

Guidelines on Best Practices

1st Edition

£50 Out Of stock

These new Guidelines have been published, in co-operation with the World Shipping Council, with a view to minimising the dangers to container ships, their crews, and all personnel involved with containers throughout the transport chain. They have been developed by an expert international industry working group in response to recent incidents involving container ships. The Guidelines recognise the safety responsibilities of ship operators, but also discuss the responsibilities of those involved with the correct packing and stuffing of the cargo into containers, the accurate labelling and declaration of the goods by cargo interests, and the weighing of loaded containers. In addition, they address the safe handling and stowage of containers when they are received by a port facility and are loaded on board a ship, and also cover the maintenance and inspection of the containers themselves.

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Shipping and the Environment: A Code of Practice

A Code of Practice

4th Edition

£25 Out Of stock

This Code of Practice is a comprehensive summary of the environmental obligations of shipping companies as required by international regulations and includes a set of clear environmental standards by which shipping companies should operate. The Code also contains general information about the overall environmental performance of the international shipping industry and addresses potential sources of pollution from ships including oil, chemicals, garbage, ballast water and anti-fouling paints, as well as potential sources of atmospheric pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Maritime Security

Guidance for Ship Operators...

1st Edition

£40 In stock

To assist companies to effectively implement the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and to avoid disruption to their operations due to potential non-compliance, ICS has developed, in a single guide, indispensable and definitive guidance on the ISPS Code.

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Model Ship Security Plan

1st Edition

£90 Out Of stock

The Model Ship Security Plan is a guide designed to assist shipping companies in preparing their Ship Security Plans (SSP), in line with the provisions of the ISPS Code. The guide, which covers all relevant SOLAS and ISPS Code requirements related to SSP, is accompanied by a CD version that enables companies to adapt it for individual ships and their own security needs. Comprehensive guidance notes on every aspect of ship security are also included within the model plan.

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Ship/Shore Safety Checklist for Loading or Unloading Dry Bulk Cargo Carriers

£8 Out Of stock

IMO approved ship/shore safety checklist for use by ship and terminal operators, incorporating guidance on completion and an example loading/unloading plan.

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Peril at Sea and Salvage: A Guide for Masters

5th Edition

£35 In stock

This guide provides information to assist masters in making decisions when confronted with a perilous situation.

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Clean Seas Guide for Oil Tankers

4th Edition

£25 In stock

This publication describes the methods for retaining oil residues on board, to help ship staff comply with the oil discharge limits in MARPOL Annex 1. This book assists owners and operators of oil tankers, oil tanker crew, governments, port authorities, terminal operators, cargo shippers and cargo receivers.

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Prevention of Oil Spillages through Cargo Pumproom Sea Valves

2nd Edition

£25 In stock

Now in its second edition, this book is a detailed study of the causes of oil spillages and includes a number of best practice recommendations to minimise the frequency of future spillages.

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