Safety of Marine Transport: Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Safety of Marine Transport

Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, 1st Edition

Edited by Adam Weintrit, Tomasz Neumann

CRC Press

306 pages

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Providing high-quality, scholarly research, addressing development, application and implications, in the field of maritime education, maritime safety management, maritime policy sciences, maritime industries, marine environment and energy technology. Contents include electronics, astronomy, mathematics, cartography, command and control, psychology, operational research, risk analysis, theoretical physics, operation in hostile environments, instrumentation, ergonomics, financial planning and law. Further, logistics, transport and mobility are addressed n this volume.

The book provides a forum for transportation researchers, engineers, navigators, ergonomists, and policy-makers with an interest in maritime researches.

Covering scientific, technological, political, economic, cultural and social aspects of maritime shipping, transportation and navigation, this booh publishes innovative, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research on marine navigation subjects and is set to become the leading international scholarly publication specialising in discussion and debate on maritime subjects. The work is especially concerned to put maritime studies in a broad international and comparative context and is addressed to scientists and professionals in order to share experience, expert knowledge and research results, on all aspects of navigation and sea transportation.

Reviews

"[…] an important work, with something for everyone interested in the safety of vessels and their crews."

Jacky Steemson, The RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal, Volume 45, No. 10, 2015

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Human Resource Management and Maritime Crew Manning

2 Maritime Education and Training (MET)

3 Sea Ports and Harbours

4 Port Facilities

5 Ship's Propulsion, Main Engine and Power Supply

6 Maritime Law and Policy

7 Piracy

8 Ship's Operations

9 Safety of Transport

About the Editors

Adam Weintrit, DSc, PhD, Master Mariner, a Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Navigation (since 2008) and the Head of Navigational Department (since 2003) of Gdynia Maritime University, Poland.

He has published more than 250 reports and papers in journals and conference proceedings. He is the author of 18 books on navigation, including 5 handbooks on ECDIS. He is a member of many professional associations, societies, institutes and boards; he is the Fellow of The Royal Institute of Navigation, the Fellow of Nautical Institute; Chairman of the International Navigational Conference TransNav on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation organized jointly by the Faculty of Navigation, GMU and the Nautical Institute (http://transnav.am.gdynia.pl).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural