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Maritime books for Deck officers


Hey readers!

In this blog, we will discuss the list of books that are must-haves for all the deck officers!

As you know that the Deck officers are responsible for the navigation and cargo handling on ships. It is important that the officers keep themselves updated with the latest rules and laws by the books!

4 Books for Deck Officers that we will study in detail  –

  1. A Guide to Collision Avoidance Rules
  2. Seamanship Techniques: Shipboard and Marine Operations
  3. Ship Stability for Masters and Mates
  4. The Seamanship Examiner: For STCW Certification Examinations

Without any further ado, grab your notebook and a pen, and let’s get started

  1. A Guide to Collision Avoidance Rules -
    Authors - A.N. Cockcroft & J.N.F. Lameijer
    It is a reference to the safe operations of vessels by following the international regulations. This book provides the best examples to safely start the operation. It is a must-have in your bookshelf!
    It will guide you through the journey and will help you understand the concepts better!
     
  2. Seamanship Techniques: Shipboard and Marine Operations -
    Authors - David J House
    It is one of the most famous books for Deck officers and cadets. It gives an overview of the regulations and some seamanship knowledge. Most of the training institute uses this book for the theory part of the subject.
     
  3. Ship Stability for Masters and Mates -
    Authors - Bryan Barrass
    The ship stability is one of the prime concerns for the officers on the ship. It tells you about the ship safety and gives you details on the strength, squat, material stresses, and forces of the ship. Not only this, but this book has a lot of other topics of concern for the officers!
     
  4. The Seamanship Examiner: For STCW Certification Examinations -
    Authors - David J House & Farhan Saeed
    It is a must-have book for the deck officers who are appearing in the deck certificate of competency. It will help you prepare and guide you to understand the concepts better and in no time. The language used is very simple and easy to understand by all.

 

With this, we come to the end of this blog. We hope that these 4 books listed above will help you in making your future a little stronger.

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