Recommended reading list

Bray, Capt David. DP operator's handbook: a practical guide. Nautical Institute, 2009

Offshore support industry. ICS, 2012

Ritchie, Gary. Offshore support vessels: a practical guide. Nautical Institute, 2008

General reading

Bray, Capt David. DP operator's handbook: a practical guide. Nautical Institute, 2009

Carson-Jackson, Jilian. A simulation instructor's handbook: the learning game. Nautical Institute, 2010

Clark, Ian. Stability, trim and strength for merchant ships and fishing vessels (2nd edn). Nautical Institute, 2008

Dykstra, Don. Commercial management in shipping. Nautical Institute, 2005

Gorton, Lars, Hilenius, Patrick, Ihre, Rolf and Sandevärn, Arne. Shipbroking and chartering practice (7th edn). Informa, 2009

Hopkins, Frederick and Watkins, Gordon. Business and law for the shipmaster (7th edn). Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1989

Incoterms 2010. International Chamber of Commerce, 2010

Isbester, Capt Jack. Bulk carrier practice: a practical guide (2nd edn). Nautical Institute, 2010

Mills, Stephen. Bills of lading: a guide to good practice (2nd edn). Witherby, 2005

Ozcayir, Oya. Port state control (2nd edn). Informa, 2004

Port and terminal management. ICS, 2013

Maclachlan, Malcolm. The shipmaster's business companion (4th edn). Nautical Institute, 2004

Tallack, Robert. Commercial management for shipmasters: a practical guide. Nautical Institute, 2000

Wilson, John. Carriage of goods by sea (7th edn). Longman, 2010



Containerisation International (monthly)

Fairplay (weekly)

Journal of Transport Economic and Policy (three times a year)

Lloyd's List (daily)

Lloyd's Shipping Economist

Maritime Policy and Management (seven times a year)

Offshore Support Journal (10 times a year)

Trade Winds (weekly)


Associations and organisations

AIVP/IACP: International Association Cities and Ports - www.aivp.org/english.html

Association of Royal Navy Officers - www.arno.org.uk/

Baltic Exchange - www.balticexchange.com/

Baltic Ports Organisation - www.bpoports.com

Chamber of Shipping - www.british-shipping.org/home/

Container Owners Association - www.containerownersassociation.org

EcoPorts Foundation - www.ecoports.com

European Federation of Inland Ports - www.inlandports.be

European Institute of Maritime and Transport Law - www.eimtlt.eu/Events.aspx

European Sea Ports Organisation - www.espo.be

European Shippers' Council - www.europeanshippers.com

Imarest - www.imarest.org/

International Association of Ports and Harbors - www.iaphworldports.org

International Chamber of Shipping - www.marisec.org/

International Federation of Shipmasters' Associations - www.ifsma.org/

International Harbour Masters' Association - www.harbourmaster.org

International Maritime Organization - www.imo.org/

Maritime and Coastguard Agency - www.mcga.gov.uk

Maritime Foundation - www.bmcf.org.uk/

Merchant Navy Training Board - www.mntb.org.uk/

Royal Institute of Navigation - www.rin.org.uk/

Society of Maritime Industries - www.maritimeindustries.org/

Trinity House - www.trinityhouse.co.uk/index.html

World Ocean Council - www.oceancouncil.org


Free resources

Chamber of Shipping - www.marisec.org/resources.html

European Union law www.eurlex.eu

International Maritime Organization www.imo.org

Maritime Industry Foundation - www.maritimeindustryfoundation.com/index.htm

UNCTAD - www.unctad.org