Master’s Handbook on Ship’s Business
by Messer, Tuuli
3rd ed. A complete guide for the newly appointed master, as well as an invaluable checklist for the experienced skipper. Covers paperwork required in all phases of business aboard including shipping articles, vessel documents and certificates, crew lists, customs and immigrations requirements, accounting procedures, bills of lading, charter parties, vessel accidents, and logbooks. Also covers the legal requirements of the various jurisdictions in plain language. This edition also includes topics such as vessel security, communications, GMDSS, and flag etiquette. Originally published as "The Shipmaster’s Handbook on Ship’s Business".