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.
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.
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.
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.