What are contents of Mariner handbook ?

Chapter 1 Navigation information which include the following – Publications – Charts and Diagrams – Foreign Charts – Australian and New Zealand Charts – Canadian and United States Charts – Notices to Mariners – I.M.O.

Chapter 2  The use of Charts and other Navigation Aids – including – leading lights – sector lights – fog signals – Buoyage – Squat – Under-keel Allowance

                     
Chapter 3 –  Operational Information and Regulations – which includes – Distress and Rescue – Tonnage and load lines – Ships routeing – Exercise areas – Minefields – helicopter operations – pilot ladder info – international port traffic signals – submarine pipelines and cables – offshore oil and gas operations – overhead power cables – pollution at sea – conservation – dangerous wrecks.

Chapter 4tides – tidal streams – ocean currents – waves – underwater volcanoes and earthquakes – tsunamis – Density and salinity of water – color of the sea – bioluminescence – submarine springs – coral – sand waves – local magnetic anomalies

Chapter 5 –  Meteorology – general maritime meteorology – weather routeing of ships – abnormal refraction – aurora – magnetic and ionosphere storms

Chapter 6 –  Ice – Sea ice – Icebergs – Ice glossary

Chapter 7 Operations in polar regions and where ice is prevalent – polar regions – approaching ice – the masters duty regarding ice – ice reports – ice accumulation on ships – operating in ice – icebreaker assistance – exposure to cold

Chapter 8 –  Observing and reporting – hydrographic information – rendering of information

Chapter 9  IALA maritime buoyage system

Annex A Auroral Forms
Annex B Merchant Flags
Annex C The international regulations for preventing collisions at sea

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