Resources

Here is an eclectic collection of marine resources that surveyors will find helpful.

IIMS HANDY GUIDES
Here you can read more about the series of specialist handy guides published by IIMS for marine surveyors covering a variety of topics and purchase online.

SURVEYING MARINE PROPELLERS
Introduction to the design and survey of marine propellers by Jeffrey Casciani-Wood  (view in pdf format)

TONNAGE REGULATIONS
SI 1510 1997 Tonnage Regulations (view in pdf format)
Extract from SI 1997 1510 – Simplified Tonnage under 24m Length (view in pdf format)

CORROSION PRESENTATION BY ALAN BROOMFIELD MIIMS
Introduction to iron and steel, testing, ferrous corrosion and cathodic protection  (view in powerpoint format)

CARGO TRANSPORT UNIT (CTU) CODE AND GUIDELINES
CTU Code January_2014

LLOYD’S REGISTER POCKET GUIDE TO THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SOLID BULK CARGOES CODE
ISMBC International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES RECOMMENDATIONS
IACS Confined Space Safe Practice  (view in pdf format)
IACS Hull Terms & Hull Survey Terms  (view in pdf format)
IACS Double Hull Oil Tankers Guidelines for Surveys  (view in pdf format)

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING IN ENCLOSED SPACES
A Master’s Guide to Enclosed Space Entry
Enclosed Space Entry Permit
HSE Confined spaces. A guide to working safely
HSE safe work in confined spaces
IACS checklist for entry into confined spaces
IACS confined space safe practice guidelines
Standard Club checklist

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
15-marketing-tips for small business owners

BOOK SHOPS
Boat Books Australia
Boat Books Ltd
Maritime & Insurance Books
Sailing Books
The Nautical Mind
Witherby Seamanship International

Click here for a series of useful maritime and marine links