Maritime Security: An Introduction by Michael McNicholas

By Michael McNicholas

The industrial maritime zone is very susceptible to robbery and piracy, and offers a possible objective for an enormous terrorist assault. find out how to hinder losses is to use classes realized in one other arena--the fight to shrink drug smuggling. This attempt has proven that successes will be completed while powerful and finished safety features and tactics are carried out at key preliminary hyperlinks within the shipment provide chain. The integrity and protection of entire procedure are stronger whilst efforts are centred on the fundamental ''choke point'' - the weight seaports and their ships.

This e-book presents useful, experience-based, and confirmed wisdom - and a ''how-to-guide'' - on maritime defense. McNicholas explains in transparent language how advertisement seaports and vessels functionality; what threats at present exist; what safeguard rules, methods, platforms, and measures has to be carried out to mitigate those threats; and the way to behavior send and port protection checks and plans. even if the matter is guns of mass destruction or shipment robbery, Maritime Security presents worthy tips for the pros who safeguard our delivery and ports.

- Holds the keys to effectively designing, imposing, and dealing with potent port and vessel defense courses in a high-risk environment
- presents real-world adventure in Maritime safety from the handling Director of Phoenix administration companies crew within the united states and Panama.
- bargains specifics of a version port defense software and case stories of powerful strategies in a high-threat surroundings

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The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire by Randall James Sasaki

By Randall James Sasaki

In The Origins of the misplaced Fleet of the Mongol Empire, Randall Sasaki offers a place to begin for figuring out the expertise of the failed Mongol invasion of Japan in 1281 CE, in addition to the historical past of shipbuilding in East Asia. He has created a trees type database, analyzed equipment of joinery, and studied modern methods to shipbuilding for you to be certain the origins and kinds of vessels that composed the Mongol fleet.

even if no conclusive statements could be made in regards to the origins of the vessels, it seems that old records and archaeological facts correspond good to one another, and that some of the is still analyzed have been from smaller vessels inbuilt China's Yangtze River Valley. huge, V-shaped shipment ships and the Korean vessels most likely signify a small element of the timbers raised on the Takashima shipwreck site.

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Lost Treasure Ships of the Twentieth Century by Nigel Pickford

By Nigel Pickford

Misplaced Treasure Ships of the 20th Century КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Pavilion Books LtdАвтор(ы): Nigel PickfordЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1999Количество страниц: 96x2ISBN: 1-86205-079-1Формат: pdf (150 dpi) 2550x1589Размер: 26,6 mbA appealing e-book that explores a few virtually interesting tales. it's extra "grown up" than Pickford's different publication "The Atlas of Shipwreck and Treasure". The Atlas, even supposing relaxing, continuously left me eager to understand much more. during this booklet each one tale is obviously meticulously researched and provided in way more element. This creates a much more pleasing learn. Many historians can write apparently approximately their topic, despite the fact that, Pickford not just achieves this, yet has an enthralling sort which so much fiction writers can be jealous of! This e-book is one who you might want to consistently re-read, it has definitely develop into certainly one of my favourites. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero

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Count Not the Dead: The Popular Image of the German by Michael L. Hadley

By Michael L. Hadley

«Iron coffins», «grey wolves» and «steel sharks» - solid in pictures reminiscent of those, submarines are icons of Germanys maritime culture. In books and movies, submarines were used to advertise political ambitions and to justify and clarify an exciting and infrequently ambiguous prior. This paintings explores the cult and tradition surrounding the most mythologized guns of battle. Basing his examine on a few 250 German novels, memoirs, fictionalized histories, and flicks, Michael Hadley examines the preferred snapshot of the German submarine and weighs the values, reasons and perceptions of German writers and movie makers. He considers the belief of the submarine as a war-winning weapon and the exploits of the «band of brothers» who made up the U-boat crews.

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Kriegsmarine U-Boats 1939-45 (2) by Gordon Williamson

By Gordon Williamson

Kriegsmarine U-Boats 1939-45 (2) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Kriegsmarine U-Boats 1939-45 (2) (New leading edge 55)ByGordon Williamson, Ian PalmerPublisher:Os Publishing2002 48PagesISBN: 1841763640PDF23 MBThis identify follows on from quantity I and charts the ongoing improvement of the U-boat in German carrier. This comprises the improvement of the sort IX as an extended diversity 'cruiser' meant for solo operations in far away waters. additionally coated is the progressive variety XXI, conceived of in 1942 and introduced in April 1944, the 1st actual submarine instead of submersible, whose arrival used to be simply too past due to steer the struggle. different vessels integrated are the sort XXIII, small and armed with basically torpedoes yet technically hugely complicated, and the kind X minelayers. those have been not often utilized in their meant position and have been extra usually used as offer boats. concerning the AuthorGordon Williamson used to be born in 1957 and at the moment works for the Scottish Land sign up. He spent seven years with the army Police TA and has released a few books and articles at the of the 3rd Reich and their winners. he's writer of a couple of global warfare II titles for Osprey. Ian Palmer is a hugely skilled electronic artist. A graduate in 3D layout, he has supplied illustrations for lots of courses, from modelling James Bond's Aston Martin to recreating lunar landings. He lives and works in London together with his spouse and 3 cats. sharingmatrix zero

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Marine Propellers and Propulsion, Second Edition by John Carlton

By John Carlton

Even if the propeller lies submerged out of sight, it's a complicated part in either the hydrodynamic and structural experience. Marine Propellers and Propulsion fulfils the necessity for a complete and leading edge quantity that brings jointly an exceptional diversity of data on propulsion know-how, a multi-disciplinary and overseas topic. The ebook contains 3 major sections protecting hydrodynamics; fabrics and mechanical concerns; and layout, operation and function. The dialogue relates thought to sensible difficulties of layout, research and operational economic system, and is supported via broad layout info, operational element and tabulated facts. absolutely up to date and revised to hide the newest advances within the box, the recent version now additionally comprises 4 new chapters on azimuthing and podded propulsors, propeller-rudder interplay, high-speed propellers, and propeller-ice interplay. ?·The so much whole publication to be had on marine propellers, totally up to date and revised, with 4 new chapters on azimuthing and podded propulsors, propeller-rudder interplay, high-speed propellers, and propeller-ice interaction?·A precious reference for marine engineers and naval architects accumulating jointly the topic of propulsion expertise, in either thought and perform, during the last 40 years ?·Written by means of a number one specialist on propeller expertise, crucial for college kids of propulsion and hydrodynamics, entire with on-line labored examples

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Disasters at Sea (Disasters Up Close) by Michael Woods

By Michael Woods

For millions of years, the perils of the ocean have claimed uncountable numbers of sufferers. undesirable climate, rocks and icebergs, gear disasters, human blunders, and lots of extra different types of tragedies have all despatched ships to watery graves. whereas smooth expertise has made sea-going vessels more secure and rescues more uncomplicated, there nonetheless are bad mess ups that take place. With dramatic pictures and eyewitness accounts--plus the newest proof and figures--this e-book supplies a close-up examine mess ups at sea.

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Marine Electrical Equipment and Practice by H D MCGEORGE


Caters for marine engineer applicants for division of shipping Certification as Marine Engineer category One and sophistication . It covers some of the goods of ships electric gear and explains working principles.

David McGeorge is a former lecturer in Marine Engineering on the collage of Maritime experiences, Warsash, Southampton. he's the writer of normal Engineering Knowledge.

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Over and back: the history of ferryboats in New York Harbor by Brian J. Cudahy

By Brian J. Cudahy

Ask the typical American wherever within the kingdom to reply to the organization query Staten Islandand you get Ferryin fast reaction. what's frequently billed as America's favourite boatride- no longer least simply because a around journey nonetheless charges an incredible twenty-five cents- is the final public survivor of latest York Harbor's as soon as sizeable fleet of these doughty double-ended ferryboats. Dozens of ferryboats in a myriad of liveries crossed the harbor's waterways as lately as one new release in the past such a lot have vanished as if they by no means have been, leaving of their ghostly wakes simply fading thoughts and some gorgeously restored ferry terminals. The handsomest of those terminals, at the New Jersey facet of the Hudson, is among the one dubbed by means of Christopher Morley the Piazza San Lackawanna. Over and again captures definatively approximately centuries of ferryboating in long island Harbor, through a grasp narrator of the background of transportation in the United States. In tales, charts, maps, images, diagrams, path lists, fleet rosters, and within the histories of a few 400 ferryboats, Brian J. Cudahy captures the full story as concisely as it is easy to wish. The transportation professional, the ferry buff, the version builder, the city historian: every one will locate grist for their mill. the images seize a highlt major footnote in America's previous and current; the coloured illustrations prserve a number of the trendy rigs within which the proprietors garbed their boats, regardless of coal soot, oil smudge, and concrete dirt. totally a 3rd of the booklet contains the main whole statistical compilation that the nation's private and non-private files let. the knowledge exhibit, between different issues, that a number of the former workhorses of latest York Harbor are filling utilitarian or social roles in other places within the usa and abroad, and that the latest boats within the harbor all started lifestyles alongside the Gulf of Mexico and in New England.

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Ships of Wood And Men of Iron: A Norwegian-Canadian Saga of by Gerard Kenney

By Gerard Kenney

Within the barren lands of Canada a long way north of the Arctic circle, summers are quickly and funky, mere brief interruptions within the precise enterprise of the polar areas, iciness. Winters there should be harmful with temperatures that plunge to extraordinary depths through the lengthy, lonely hours of Arctic darkness. robust blizzards shriek around the land for days at a time, inflicting all animal existence to hunt safeguard from the slicing blast, primarily placing a short lived finish to common actions of lifestyles, reminiscent of vacationing and consuming. it truly is an unforgiving land that doesn't simply undergo fools. Over a hundred years in the past, in June 1898, Captain Otto Sverdrup and 15 crewmen positioned out to sea aboard the schooner Fram from the Norwegian urban this present day referred to as Oslo. once they lower back to Norway 4 years later, they got here again with a list of geographic and medical discovery, the richness of that is exceptional within the annals of Arctic exploration. the 1st part of this ebook is the tale of these 4 heroic years spent within the excessive Arctic and their effect on Canada’s next efforts to make sure Canadian sovereignty within the zone of the Norwegian discoveries. the second one element of the booklet bargains with the Canadian Arctic expeditions among 1903 and 1948, led by way of intrepid males akin to A.P. Low, Joseph E. Bernier, Vilhjalmur Stefansson and Henry Larsen. "For someone drawn to the hot background of the Canadian North — and why we even name it the Canadian North — Ships of wooden and males of Iron is a needs to learn. Kenney persuasively nominates a shortlist of recent nationwide heroes for a rustic badly wanting them."- Randy Boswell, CanWest information carrier "In my view, this publication may be a tremendous record approximately Canada-Norway kinfolk within the North, particularly contemplating the elevated foreign emphasis now on circumpolar kin within the North."- Shirley Wolff Serafini, Canadian Ambassador to Norway "This ebook is a good deserved acceptance of 1 of Norway’s most famed polar explorers and his valuable contributions to the exploration and improvement of technological know-how within the Canadian Arctic. Gerard Kenney's publication additionally sheds an attractive new mild at the background of the ultimate payment of Norway’s territorial declare of the Sverdrup Islands."- Ingvard Havnen, former Norwegian Ambassador to Canada

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