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June 24, 2021

Voyager News, New Editions

Week 25 2021: Top picks from this week’s latest publication releases

 

This week’s New Editions

Top picks from this week’s latest maritime publication releases and important regulatory guidance for each title to help you decide if it’s requirement for your vessels

ICS – Guide to Helicopter/ Ship Operations
Recommended for all vessels

The ICS Guide to Helicopter/Ship Operations is the industry standard best practice guide for shipping companies, ships’ crew and helicopter operators. Written for both those in the air and those at sea, this important interface document helps those involved in helicopter/ship operations become familiar with the important technical aspects of these complex operations.

The fifth edition provides the latest guidance on standardised procedures and facilities for helicopter/ship operations worldwide, and encourages safe and efficient performance in the field. The Guide has been fully updated to reflect the most up-to-date advice from industry experts in both the maritime and aviation sectors. For ships to which the International Safety Management (ISM) Code applies, this Guide may also help in developing shipboard operating procedures and requirements for the various helicopter operations that may be undertaken on board.

This is available in e-book. 

NI – Bridge Watchkeeping
Recommended for all vessels

The new edition of Bridge Watchkeeping is set to become an indispensable companion for newly qualified watchkeepers as they take on their new responsibilities. The text has been completely revised and fully updated for the electronic bridge era.

The clear text makes the book a pleasure to read as author Captain Mark Bull FNI covers the OOW’s tasks in logical order, highlighting potential pitfalls and ways to avoid them, from preparation for sea, pilotage and the transition from coastal to ocean navigation, to anchoring, berthing and closing down the bridge after arrival in port.

Panama Maritime Authority – Directorate General of Merchant Marine Official Log Book
Essential for all Panamanian Flag vessels

Panamanian legislation requires that every vessel under Panamanian flag carries an updated version of this log book.

To order, contact our Customer Service Team
New Editions for pre-ordering
Witherbys – Passage Planning Guide – English Channel, Dover Strait and Southern North Sea
Recommended for maritime industry

The 2021 edition has been fully revised and updated with assistance from serving deep-sea pilots and leading industry organisations. It now includes guidance covering German Bight.

This Passage Planning Guide provides up-to-date information for the safe and controlled transit of ships through the English Channel, Dover Strait and Southern North Sea, covering passages to and from:

•           MAAS/Rotterdam

•           Sunk/Thames

•           Wandelaar/Schelde

•           Elbe/Weser/Jade.

The Guide will be a valuable source of reference at every stage of the passage (appraisal, planning, execution and monitoring). It highlights aids to navigation, traffic separation schemes, distinctive chart features, traffic hotspots, potential hazards, etc, which are essential considerations for a controlled and safe passage.

Witherbys – ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping
Recommended for all vessels

This 2021 edition of ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping provides best practice techniques and guidance on the use of ECDIS. It includes clear explanations of the configuration of ECDIS settings and the four stages of route planning, using the APEM method set out in IMO Resolution A.893(21).

Updated ECDIS screenshots and illustrations such as the APEM (appraisal, planning, execution and monitoring) flowchart aid readers’ understanding of best practice techniques.

Operational Level Stability for Deck & Engineer Officers
Recommended for all vessels

Written by B.J.Wardle, this brand new title has been written to meet the needs of students who may be studying in their spare time at home or sea or attending nautical schools before undertaking marine examinations for career advancement.

This books covers all earning out comes regarding stability contained in the 2014 Editions of:

IMO Model Course 7.03, Officer in Charge of a Navigation Watch

IMO Model Course 7.04, Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch

Management Level Stability
Recommended for all vessels

Written by B.J.Wardle, this brand new title has been written to meet the needs of students who may be studying in their spare time at home or sea or attending nautical schools before undertaking marine examinations for career advancement.

This books covers all earning out comes regarding stability contained in the 2014 Editions of:

IMO Model Course 7.01, Master and Chief Mate

IMO Model Course 7.02, Chief Engineer Officer and Second Engineer Officer

Witherbys – Passage Planning Guide: Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait
(PPG – GBRTS)
Recommended for vessels transiting Great Barrier Reef & Torres Staits

This publication has been revised to incorporate the latest guidance and practical advice for ships transiting the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait. It offers additional clarity on subjects such as maximum draught and UKC requirements and Australian MARPOL areas. Published in conjunction with Australian Reef Pilots and Maritime Industry Australia, this is a reliable resource for any crew navigating the region.

This publication is also designed to be used as part of the ship’s pre-entry procedures and as a tool for refreshing the bridge team each time the ship is planning a passage through the GBRTS. An improved presentation of pull-out chartlets allow the book to be used in real time, giving the navigator an overview that can be lost on ships where the primary means of navigation is ECDIS. Updated traffic information and case studies based on accident reports are effective in illustrating best navigational procedures.

Passage Planning Guidelines
Recommended for all vessels

The fully updated 2021 edition of Passage Planning Guidelines incorporates three separate publications presented in a slip case. It covers the latest procedures, guidance and best practice required for good navigational practice.

Passage Planning Guidelines incorporates three publications:

•           Passage Planning Guidelines

•           Safe Nav Watch

•           Teamwork on the Nav Bridge

BIMCO – Check Before Fixing 2021
Recommended to maritime industry

This publication responds to the rising prominence of risk management in the maritime industry. It is a practical handbook written by industry professionals, intended for shipping practitioners. The quick reference format aids mariners’ decision-making process on board ship. In this publication, BIMCO has built upon decades of experience advising members on standard shipping contractual issues.

This publication contains comprehensive guidance that helps shipping practitioners avoid contractual pitfalls and better understand the consequences of their commercial decisions. ‘Check Before Fixing 2021’ is an effective preventative tool to use before committing to a contract. It is also a great reference for when disputes arise under existing contracts. The updated and more accessible structure of this publication makes it easy to find the information needed to assess the risk and implications of fixture terms.

North – The Mariner’s Role in Collecting Evidence Handbook,
A Guide to Good Practice
Recommended for all vessels

This publication, now in its second edition, guides mariners on collecting, pre-serving and reporting on various types of factual evidence relevant to incidents and accidents on board ship. All evidence types are contextualised through incidents involving people, cargo, hull and machinery, commercial disputes, pollution, and the ship itself. Chapters are supplemented by procedural checklists relevant to the evidence required.

This publication also equips readers with the knowledge necessary to demonstrate a ship’s compliance, improve shipboard operations and determine liability when pursuing or defending a claim. Evidence checklists cover areas such as personal illness and performance warranty disputes, meaning crew are prepared for various eventualities. Detail is given on digital evidence types, explaining the practical use of electronic devices such as ECDIS and mobile phones. The publication guides readers on good reporting practice and time management, so that all evidence can be handled sensitively and without delay.

This is also available in e-book.

To pre-order New Editions, contact our Customer Service Team

 

OUTFIT MANAGEMENT TABLE
Forthcoming New Admiralty Charts/New Edition Charts to be Published in in Week 25
Chart

Title

Chart Title NE/NC Date
110 International Chart Series, North Sea, Netherlands, Westkapelle to Stellendam and Maasvlakte NE 24.06.2021
2244 International Chart Series, Monaco and Approaches NE 24.06.2021
2315 Norway – North Coast, Sørøysundet to Magerøysundet NE 24.06.2021
2330 Norway – North Coast, Nordkapp to Makkaur NE 24.06.2021
2376 Taiwan -West Coast, Kaohsiung NE 24.06.2021
2540 Scotland -West Coast, Loch Alsh and Approaches NE 24.06.2021
2817 Baltic Sea, Northern Sheet and Gulf of Finland NE 24.06.2021
4103 International Chart Series, North Atlantic Ocean, English Channel to the Strait of Gibraltar and the Arquipélago Dos Açores NE 24.06.2021
4104 International Chart Series, North Atlantic Ocean, Lisboa to Freetown NE 24.06.2021
5506 Mariners’ Routeing Guide, Turkish Straits, İstanbul Boğazı (The Bosporus) and Approaches NE 24.06.2021
5507 Mariners’ Routeing Guide, Turkish Straits, Çanakkale Boğazı (The Dardanelles) and Approaches NE 24.06.2021
AUS143 Australia – South Coast, Victoria, Port Phillip NE 24.06.2021
AUS198 Australia – East Coast, New South Wales, Botany Bay and Port Hacking NE 24.06.2021
AUS200 Australia – East Coast, New South Wales, Port Jackson NE 24.06.2021
AUS207 Australia – East Coast, New South Wales, Approaches to Newcastle NE 24.06.2021
DE103 International Chart Series, North Sea, Germany and Denmark, Spiekeroog to Rømø and Helgoland NE 24.06.2021
Forthcoming Charts to be Withdrawn in Week 25
Chart Number Chart Title Replacement Chart Number
110 International Chart Series, North Sea, Netherlands, Westkapelle to Stellendam and Maasvlakte 110
2244 International Chart Series, Monaco and Approaches 2244
2315 Norway – North Coast, Sørøysundet to Magerøysundet 2315
2330 Norway – North Coast, Nordkapp to Makkaur 2330
2376 Taiwan -West Coast, Kaohsiung 2376
2540 Scotland -West Coast, Loch Alsh and Approaches 2540
2817 Baltic Sea, Northern Sheet and Gulf of Finland 2817
4103 International Chart Series, North Atlantic Ocean, English Channel to the Strait of Gibraltar and the Arquipélago Dos Açores 4103
4104 International Chart Series, North Atlantic Ocean, Lisboa to Freetown 4104
5506 Mariners’ Routeing Guide, Turkish Straits, İstanbul Boğazı (The Bosporus) and Approaches 5506
5507 Mariners’ Routeing Guide, Turkish Straits, Çanakkale Boğazi (The Dardanelles) and Approaches 5507
AUS143 Australia – South Coast, Victoria, Port Phillip AUS143
AUS198 Australia – East Coast, New South Wales, Botany Bay and Port Hacking AUS198
AUS200 Australia – East Coast, New South Wales, Port Jackson AUS200
AUS207 Australia – East Coast, New South Wales, Approaches to Newcastle AUS207
DE103 International Chart Series, North Sea, Germany and Denmark, Spiekeroog to Rømø and Helgoland DE103
8005 Port Approach Guide, Durban Withdrawn
8019 Port Approach Guide, Richards Bay Withdrawn
8021 Port Approach Guide, Port Elizabeth and Ngqura Withdrawn
8025 Port Approach Guide, Cape Town Withdrawn
8027 Port Approach Guide, Mombasa Withdrawn
8035 Port Approach Guide, Port D’Abidjan Withdrawn
8038 Port Approach Guide, Saldanha Bay Withdrawn
8102 Port Approach Guide, Port De Douala Withdrawn
8147 Port Approach Guide, Pointe-Noire Withdrawn
8245 Port Approach Guide, Djibouti Withdrawn
Forthcoming New Edition Publications to be Published in Week 25
NP No. Title Date Remarks
NP321-22 Her Majesty’s Nautical Almanac Office.

Astronomical / Surveying Publication. The Star Almanac for Land Surveyors for the year 2022.

 

ISBN No: 978-0-70-774-6258

24/06/2021 This almanac gives positions of the Sun, Polaris and selected bright stars, accurate to

about 1 arcsecond, which may be used to determine a geographical position or

direction to true north using astronomical observations. A pdf version of the almanac

and files of coefficients in ASCII format, representing the positions of the Sun and

stars, are included on the accompanying CDRom

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