The Ice Navigation and Seamanship Handbook
Provides a detailed explanation of every aspect of seamanship and navigation in ice. Covers types of ice and where they may be encountered, preparing the ship and crew for ice conditions, ship handling and navigation in ice, the Polar Code and other regulations, working with icebreakers, and pollution response. Also identifies the world’s major ice regions, with maps illustrating ice routes and seasonal variations of ice thickness and extent. It describes the appearance and characteristics of the various types of ice and explains how shiphandling procedures may differ according to type. Replaces the "Ice Navigation Manual."