Resources

Here is an eclectic collection of marine resources that surveyors will find helpful.

IIMS HANDY GUIDES
Here you can read more about the series of specialist handy guides published by IIMS for marine surveyors covering a variety of topics and purchase online.

SURVEYING MARINE PROPELLERS
Introduction-to-the-design-and-survey-of-marine-propellers by Jeffrey Casciani-Wood (view in pdf format)

TONNAGE REGULATIONS
SI-1510-1997-Tonnage-Regulations  (view in pdf format)
Extract-from-SI-1997-1510-Simplified-Tonnage-under-24mLength (view in pdf format)

INTERNATIONAL MARINE CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION SAFETY FLASHES
These flashes summarise key safety matters and incidents allowing wider dissemination of lessons learnt.
Click to view all the Safety Flashes going back to 1997

CARGO TRANSPORT UNIT (CTU) CODE AND GUIDELINES
CTU-Code-January_2014

LLOYD’S REGISTER POCKET GUIDE TO THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SOLID BULK CARGOES CODE
ISMBC-International-Maritime-Solid-Bulk-Cargoes-Code

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES RECOMMENDATIONS
IACS-Confined-Space-Safe-Practice  (view in pdf format)
IACS-Hull-Terms-Hull-Survey-Terms  (view in pdf format)
IACS-Double-Hull-Oil-Tankers-Guidelines-for-Surveys  (view in pdf format)

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING IN ENCLOSED SPACES
A-Masters-Guide-to-Enclosed-Space-Entry
Enclosed-Space-Entry-Permit
HSE-Confined-spaces.-A-guide-to-working-safely
HSE-safe-work-in-confined-spaces
IACS-checklist-for-entry-into-confined-spaces
IACS-confined-space-safe-practice-guidelines
Standard-Club-checklist

MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY (MCA)
Read the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 Regulations

MCA M NOTICES (RECENTLY PRODUCED OR UPDATED)
MCA M notices relating to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006). These documents can be downloaded below in pdf format.
MIN 513 (M) Maritime Labour Convention 2006: Food and Catering
MGN 477 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Seafarers Employment Agreements
MGN 478 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Wages
MGN 479 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Repatriation
MGN 480 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Shipowners Liabilities including Seafarer Compensation
MGN 481 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention)(Crew Accommodation)
MGN 485 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Seafarer Employment Agreements – Application to Trainees
MGN 517 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Substantially equivalent accommodation standards for Large Commercial Yachts of 3000GT to less than 5000GT
MSN 1838 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Minimum Age
MSN 1839 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Medical Certification
MSN 1841 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Medical Care Ship’s Doctors
MSN 1844 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Crew Accommodation
MSN 1845 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Food and Catering: Provision of Food and Fresh Water
MSN 1846 (M) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006: Food and Catering: Ship’s Cooks and Catering Staff

MIN 487 (M+F) Navigation: Safety of Navigation – Counterfeit Nautical Charts and Publications
MIN 488 (M) Navigation: Safety of Navigation – Amendments to SOLAS Chapter V and updates to various performance standards
MIN 489 (M) Navigation: Vessel Traffic Services V103 and Local Port Services Course Dates 2014-2015

To view the whole list of MCA Marine (M) Notices from A-Z click here.

WORLDWIDE GOVERNMENT REGULATORY AUTHORITIES
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Danish Maritime Authority
Egyptian Authority for Maritime Safety
Ghana Maritime Authority
Hong Kong Marine Department
Jordan Maritime Commission
Kenya Maritime Authority
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
Maritime New Zealand
Maritime Safety Administration of the People’s Republic of China
Maritime Singapore
Norwegian Maritime Authority
Panama Maritime Authority
South African Maritime Safety Authority
The Bahamas Maritime Authority
US Coast Guard

BOOK SHOPS
Boat Books Australia
Boat Books Ltd
Maritime & Insurance Books
Sailing Books
The Nautical Mind
Witherby Seamanship International