Ship Knowledge will tell you everything you want to know about ships and shipping. The book covers all the components and systems that make up a modern ship in detail, from design drawings to the finished products, including paint systems and legal requirements. The detailed description of the various subjects, along with many drawings, cross sections and colour photographs, is presented in simple terms, making the content accessible to everyone with an interest in shipping. The book will enable you to see the ship not just as an object, but as a completely independent operating unit, where the modern techniques applied are similar to those used in a medium-sized city.
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Your wishlist has been temporarily saved. Please Log in to save it permanently. Ship Knowledge is all about ships and shipping. Topics range from the structure and systems of various types of modern ships, to engineering, maintenance, safety and the laws and regulations governing the shipping industry.
The text is richly illustrated with detailed drawings, photographs and cross-sections of many different types of seagoing vessels, all in full color, making the book extremely attractive and very informative for anyone interested in shipping.
After reading this book you will no longer think of a ship as an inanimate object, but as a completely self-supporting entity embodying all the modern technologies found in a small town. An indispensable book for anyone interested in modern shipping!
Considering the ever growing number of foreign crew on board European vessels and in the offshore industry, Ship Knowledge meets the growing demand for English language publications and text books in this field. Ship Knowledge is a valuable resource, not only for nautical colleges and universities, but also for everyone employed afloat.
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