This week's latest maritime publication releases and important regulatory guidance for each title to help you decide if its requirement for your vessels.
2021 Regulations for Transiting the Panama Canal (including CD-ROM)
Essential for ships transiting the Panama Canal
The 2021 Maritime Regulations for Transiting the Panama Canal contains the most recent Notices to Shipping, Amendments and Regulations for the safe transfer of cargo through the Panama Canal (by ship).
Communications on Transit Activities
Illegal Activities on Transiting Vessels
Official, Courtesy and Guest Transits
Embarking or Disembarking During Transit
Panama Canal Transit Reservation System
Attachment of Vessels by Panama Maritime Tribunals
Marine Accident Investigations
Operational Equipment Tests
Operation of Commercial and Non Commercial Small Craft in Panama Canal Waters
Panama Canal Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (PCSOPEP) Requirements
Implementation of ISPS Code Requirements of the Panama Canal
A Guide for Correct Entries in the ORB Part I - Machinery Space Operations
This guide is designed to help ship operators correctly fill out the Oil Record Book Part I (ORB). The fourth edition has been updated to incorporate several regulatory and legislative amendments, including revisions to MARPOL 73/78.
This fourth edition of Part I of the ORB contains:
a) instructions and interpretations on how to properly record all related operations as per MARPOL 73/78, Annex I, Regulation 17;
b) a list of operations to be recorded;
c) frequently found failures or mistakes;
d) detailed examples for all related operations
A Guide for Correct Entries in the ORB Part II - Cargo/Ballast Operations
This guide is designed to provide simple and clear advice for the proper and consistent completion of the Oil Record Book (Part II – Cargo/Ballast Operations) for oil tankers, as stipulated by Regulation 36 and Appendix III of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78.
The Guide consists of the following:
• General requirements and instructions for making entries in the ORB Part II, as set out in Section 3;
• List of items to be recorded in the ORB Part II, as set out in Section 4; and
• Detailed model examples of the ORB Part II entries for commonly used cargo/ballast operations, as set out in Section 5.
• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and answers on items that either bring further clarification to examples provided in the Guide, or bring clarification on a few situations where INTERTANKO could provide an opinion but refrains from providing a guidance.
Witherbys – Anchor Handling Tug Operations
Recommended for Tugs / AHTS
This book sets out in practical and simple terms the theoretical knowledge, methods and techniques that should be used to avoid placing AHTS vessels at unnecessary risk during routine operations. It outlines the forces acting on the vessel and discusses vessel capabilities and equipment. Case studies of the Stevens Power and Bourbon Dolphin are used to illustrate the potential dangers in AHTS operations.
This book will benefit Masters and crew on AHTS vessels, as well as towmasters, rig movers, barge masters, tower foremen and shore-based personnel who utilise these vessels in anchor handling and towing duties.
Via: Voyager Worldwide