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September 23, 2021

Voyager News, New Editions

Week 38 2021: Top picks from this week’s latest publication releases

This week’s New Editions

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.

Witherbys – Passage Planning Guide – English Channel, Dover Strait and Southern North Sea (WITH 282)
Recommended for maritime industryThe 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.
New Editions for pre-ordering
Witherbys – Maritime Team Dynamics – “Lessons from the Flight Deck” 
Recommended for all vessels

This publication contains 12 aviation incidents that cross-refer to the maritime sector, highlighting important and transferable ‘lessons from the flight deck’. A discussion of these lessons follows each case study, emphasising important teamwork practices such as clear communication, situational awareness and the need for a shared mental model between all members of the bridge team.

The case studies in this publication provide lessons to be learnt from the aviation industry, showing how they mirror maritime incidents and focussing on the key human element modules included within the MCRM training. Each case study makes reference to the MRCM course structure.

The publication is a valuable resource for seafarers of all ranks and for those ashore, as the comparisons demonstrate the relevance of effective teamwork in maintaining safety throughout shipboard operations.

Witherbys – Ballast Water Management – 12 Edition
Recommended for all vesselsThis 12th edition has undergone a major revision to reflect the evolution in the management of ballast water since the ratification of the BWM Convention. The book sets out the current national and international ballast water legislation but also details the practical installation, operational and reporting considerations of complying with these regulations. Since 28th October 2020, only BWMS with revised 2016 G8/BWMS Code Type Approval are permitted to be installed on ships that must comply with the BWM Convention. Updated data sheets with system design limitations for these BWMS are included.
Witherbys – Engine Room Watchkeeping Skills Simulator Course Part 1 and Part 2
Recommended for all vesselsThis document provides the requirements for the Engine Room Watchkeeping Skills Simulator Course Parts 1 and 2. The overall aim is to provide candidates with the essential education and training in Engine Room Watchkeeping simulation, meeting the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements in accordance with MCA requirements as per STCW Table III/1.The Engine Room Watchkeeping Skills Simulator criteria have been developed to deliver training to meet the specification of minimum standards of competence of engineer officer trainees as stated in Table A-III/2 of STCW Code, 1978 as amended, hereafter referred to as STCW.The Engine Room Watchkeeping Skills Simulator training course will provide a logical progression of events, experiences, training, and achievement of objectives in a way that is not possible on board a ship. The simulator provides the candidate with a decision-making environment that may not be available on a ship.
Witherbys – General Rules for Tankers Owned or Operating in the USA – 2021-2022 Edition
Recommended for all vesselsGeneral Rules for Tankers, Owned or Operating in the USA – 2021–2022 Edition, is edited and compiled from over 12,000 pages of regulations directly related to shipping, contained in the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It forms an accessible source of reference of the most directly relevant regulations for the tanker industry.Updated on a staggered basis annually, this publication contains the most up to date CFRs available in the published annual edition at the time of compilation. Because of the vast scale of regulations, this edition is compiled with a view to create an instantaneous and accessible resource of the most directly relevant regulations to those requiring them in the tanker industry, both at sea and ashore. This Publication addresses the primary CFR chapters and contains excerpts of the relevant regulations.
Specifically, this publication contains material from the following CFRs:
• Title 33 – Navigation and Navigable Waters
• Title 40 – Environment
• Title 46 – Shipping
• Title 49 – Transportation.
IMO – Load Lines Convention 1966 – 2021 Edition
Essential for all vesselsThe International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, adopted by the International Conference on Load Lines, on 5 April 1966, entered into force on 21 July 1968 and has been modified by the 1988 Protocol relating thereto and amended by Assembly and Maritime Safety Committee resolutions over the past 50 years.This 2021 edition includes up-to-date, consolidated text in line with amendments adopted up to 1 July 2021, as well as updated unified interpretations that have been keyed to relevant articles and regulations.
IMO – Guide to Maritime Security and the ISPS Code – 2021 Edition
Essential for all vesselsThis Guide has been developed to consolidate existing IMO maritime security-related material into an easily read companion guide to SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code in order to assist States in promoting maritime security through development in the requisite legal framework, associated administrative practices, procedures and technical and human resources. It is intended both to assist SOLAS Contracting Governments in the implementation, verification, compliance with, and enforcement of, the provisions of SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code. It should also serve as an aid and reference for those engaged in delivering capacity-building activities in the field of maritime security.This second edition of the Guide incorporates guidance approved by the Maritime Safety Committee on the development of maritime security legislation as well as maritime cyber risk management, and includes updated sources for further information to support the
implementation of the ISPS Code.
Witherbys – Guidance Manual for Tanker Structures Consolidated Edition
Recommended for all vesselsThis consolidated edition combines in one guidance manual, the various sources of information necessary for assessing the condition of ballast and cargo tank structure of tankers in service. This revision includes IACS Recommendation No. 72: Confined Space Safe Practice – Rev.3 Dec 2018 and IACS Unified Requirements (UR) Survey and Certification: Z10.4 Hull Surveys of Double Hull Oil Tankers (Rev.16 May 2019), where changes introduced in Rev.16 are to be uniformly applied by IACS Societies for surveys commenced on or after 1 July 2020.
Witherbys – Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use – 3rd Edition 2022
Recommended for maritime industryThis is a practical and easy to understand guide to support the Master and the ship’s crew with cyber security risk management. It provides detailed guidance on all aspects of cyber security protection, defence and response (including new sections on remote access, intrusion detection systems and engine department considerations). It also includes comprehensive checklists to assist with the practical, day-to-day management of onboard cyber security. This workbook is an essential tool in helping to ensure that cyber risks are appropriately addressed for onboard safety management systems (as required by IMO Resolution MSC.428(98)). It will also benefit shipowners, ship managers, ports and their IT departments.
Operational Level Stability for Deck & Engineer Officers
Recommended for all vesselsWritten 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 vesselsWritten 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 – ECDIS Procedures Guide 2021-2022 Edition Volume 1, Type Specific Information 2021-2022 Volume 2
Recommended for all vesselsECDIS Procedures Guide Volume 1 has been updated to reflect the latest software and procedural changes. It contains all ECDIS navigation principles, standards and documentation compliance and PSC preparation. All recommendations are designed to accompany a ship’s safety management system (SMS). This edition has been restructured to reflect latest industry practice and new technical content. Type Specific Information Volume 2 represents the 21 most prominent ECDIS manufacturers. The Type Specific Quick Reference Guides take the ECDIS operator ‘click by click’ through every aspect of their safety critical ECDIS functions. Familiarisation checklists also assist ECDIS operators in gaining and refreshing knowledge of ship specific installations.
ITU 04 – List IV – List of Coast Stations and Special Service Stations (ITU 04 CD)
Essential for all GMDSS vesselsList IV contains important information for the mariner in relation to radiocommunications, including the GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System). Detailed information such as the frequencies for transmitting and receiving, in addition to geographical coordinates, is provided for maritime coast radio stations, including those assuming the watch-keeping role using digital selective calling (DSC) techniques and radiotelephony. List IV also supplies details of additional services such as medical advice, navigational and meteorological warnings, MSI (Maritime Safety Information), AIS (Automatic Identification System), meteorological bulletins and radio time signals, along with the hours of service and operational frequencies, information on port stations, pilot stations, coast Earth stations, VTS stations, contact information of RCC (Rescue Coordination Centers), SAR agencies, Navarea coordinators and AtoNs (AIS Aids to Navigation).As stipulated in Appendix 16 to the RR, this List shall be provided to all ship stations for which a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) installation is required by international agreement.Only available in CD format.
ICS – Bridge Procedures Guide, Sixth Edition (WITH 009)
Highly recommended for all vessels The new ICS Bridge Procedures Guide has been written to reflect the rapid technological advances taking place in the shipping industry and to equip users to deal with the digital transformation taking place on the bridge. For over 40 years, this bestselling Guide has reflected and defined current best practice on the bridges of merchant ships operating in all sectors and trades. Now in its sixth edition, it is widely acknowledged as the leading industry guidance on safe bridge procedures and is a recommended carriage on all vessels by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  The sixth edition of the Guide features:
•    Increased guidance on non-navigational procedures;
•    New sections on the human element, Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) safety settings, category zone of confidence (CATZOC), weather routeing, communications with the engine control room, cargo operations, risk assessments and permits to work, ship stability, ballast water management, errors associated with Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), and characteristics of radar;
•     More visual aids to improve understanding and support on board training; and
•    Simplified language to reflect current best practice in writing guidelines and checklists.E-book is also available for pre-ordering.
To pre-order New Editions, contact our Customer Service Team

 

OUTFIT MANAGEMENT TABLE
Forthcoming New Admiralty Charts/New Edition Charts to be published in Week 38
Chart

Title

Chart Title NE/NC Date
2980 Spain, South West Coast, Río Guadalquivir – Huerta del Rincón to Sevilla NC 23.09.2021
1555 South China Sea, Dafangji Dao to Hong Kong NE 23.09.2021
1589 International Chart Series, Mediterranean Sea, Spain – South Coast, Almería NE 23.09.2021
2619 Taiwan – North Coast, Keelung and Approaches NE 23.09.2021
3103 International chart series, Ivory Coast, Port D’Abidjan NE 23.09.2021
4475 Philippine Islands, Surigao Strait and Dinagat Sound NE 23.09.2021
Forthcoming Charts to be Withdrawn in Week 38
Chart Number Chart Title Replacement Chart Number
1555 South China Sea, Dafangji Dao to Hong Kong 1555
1589 International Chart Series, Mediterranean Sea, Spain – South Coast, Almería 1589
2619 Taiwan – North Coast, Keelung and Approaches 2619
2980 Spain, South West Coast, Río Guadalquivir – Huerta del Rincón to Sevilla 2980
3103 International chart series, Ivory Coast, Port d’Abidjan 3103
4475 Philippine Islands, Surigao Strait and Dinagat Sound 4475

 

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