by House, D.J.
3rd ed. Former title: Marine Survival & Rescue Systems. Discusses in detail evacuation systems, immersion suits, alarms, training, survival craft, rescue boats, helicopter operations, and emergency communications. House addresses merchant and naval fleets and the offshore industry. Emphasis is on state-of-the-art technology and methods. Relates requirements to the 1974 SOLAS Convention, the 1978 SOLAS Protocol, and subsequent amendments in force.