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  • The Faithful Sextant
    Robert Devereux McEliece
    A moving and chilling story of childhood bonds in the 1950s where young men lived on a dare and were restricted only by their imaginations. This is a gripping tale of what the Vietnam War did to these boys and their families.The Faithful Sextant tells of Captain Robert D. McEliece as he passes through boyhood in Alexandria, Virginia to find manhood in the world of seafarers and...
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    11,13 €

  • Transparensea
    Indira Lake
    Discover the secrets and truths the cruise industry doesn’t want you to know with this uncensored exposé. This journey through the eyes of a seasoned crew member reveals the darker reality beneath the surface of the multi-billion-dollar cruising industry. Uncover the shocking stories of crew members treated like dirt, drug smuggling, scams, prostitution, bullying, fraternising,...
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    19,53 €

  • Questioning the Carrier
    Jeff Vandenengel
    The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is naval history’s most powerful and versatile warship. It is the reason the U.S. Navy is the predominant force at sea today. Throughout its illustrious history, the carrier has overcome serious flaws, including its expense, vulnerability, centralization of combat power, and its airwing’s short range. The U.S. Navy always accepted those flaw...
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    48,44 €

  • The Economics of Cruise Ships
    Minsheng Liao
    The Economics of Cruise Ships is a comprehensive look at every aspect of the cruise ship industry. The book examines the industry’s structure, economics and products, its management models, and the prospect of the industry’s growth in one of the world’s largest cruise ship markets, China. The first of its kind, The Economics of Cruise Ships is based on comprehensive research, d...
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    78,76 €

  • Under A Big Blue Star
    Carroll
    Phil Carroll takes us on his global odyssey of voyages as a deck cadet in the early-1980s. It was the cusp of change in the merchant navy as containerisation began to dominate world shipping. Heady weeks ’on the coast’ in traditional cargo ships in old ports, giving way to fleeting visits by ’box boats’ to swanky new concrete container wharves, miles from town. He vividly descr...
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    25,97 €

  • Bunker Ship Operations
    Ahmed Abd el wahab
    Merchant shipping remains the largest carrier of freight throughout recorded history due to the economic advantages involved. Optimum management of the global propulsion power may result in large cut down of marine fuel grades, which will in turn benefit environment and the economics of the shipping community.Although, water transport is still the most efficient mode (small rat...
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    16,83 €

  • Marine and Coastal Law
    Dennis Nixon / Michael Daly / Susan Farady
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    142,91 €

  • POLARIS
    Pietro Carnevale
    Questo Manuale di Discipline Nautiche è diretto principalmente ai Naviganti e rappresenta una valida guida per la preparazione agli esami per il conseguimento dei Certificati di Competenza per la sezione di Coperta.Affrontando in maniera rigorosa e, per quanto possibile, logicamente organica tutti gli argomenti previsti dai Programmi Ministeriali per la consecuzione dei Titoli ...
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    128,96 €

  • GMC GUIDE - FROM SHIP TO SHORE
    BINAY DR SINGH
    Transitioning from sea to shore himself, Dr Binay Singh has made it one of his primary goals to help other seafarers do the same. He has positioned himself as the maritime mentor, encouraging and empowering maritime professionals to see the possibilities of the sector in which they have built their careers and to break through any limiting beliefs keeping them in a role that is...
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    13,06 €

  • Star of Greece - For Profit and Glory
    Paul W Simpson
    IRELAND’S GREATEST CLIPPER SHIP - Built at Belfast in 1868 the Star of Greece was an iron clipper ship built by Harland & Wolff of Ireland for merchants JP Corry & Co. For 20 years she plied the waters between Britain, India and Australia before coming to grief on Friday, July 13th 1888, at Port Willunga. Her destruction and the loss of 18 lives left many unanswered questions. ...
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    24,08 €

  • Battles With The Sea
    Robert Michael Ballantyne
    Battles With The Sea: Heroes Of The Lifeboat And RocketThis book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature.In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards:1. Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout...
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    7,91 €

  • D.U.K.W.s to Water
    Peter R. Dyer / Peter RDyer
    The G.M.C. 6x6 Two and a Half Ton D.U.K.W. 1942D=1942 U=utility K=Front wheeled drive W= Two rear drive axlesFrom the world war two bloody beaches of Anzio, D-Day and countless Pacific amphibious DUKW campaigns, the revolutionary military vehicle, the GMC 6x6  two and a half ton DUKW became a legend forged in fire and war. Once the guns fell silent, the engines of the DUKW did ...
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    41,76 €

  • Trade War
    Lori Ann LaRocco
    The multifront trade war, which started with solar panels and washing machines, quickly expanded to additional battles. Retaliatory tariffs were imposed, and the flow of global trade the world once knew was changed. Headlines reporting the China tariffs “on hold,” “truces announced,” or threats of additional tariffs being imposed feed the uncertainty, which roils markets to his...
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    20,45 €

  • Trade War
    Lori Ann LaRocco
    The multifront trade war, which started with solar panels and washing machines, quickly expanded to additional battles. Retaliatory tariffs were imposed, and the flow of global trade the world once knew was changed. Headlines reporting the China tariffs 'on hold,' 'truces announced,' or threats of additional tariffs being imposed feed the uncertainty, which roils markets to his...
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    25,74 €

  • British Blockade Runners in the American Civil War
    Joseph McKenna
    Perhaps more than all the campaigns of the Union armies, the Union naval blockade--covering all major Southern ports along 3,500 miles of coastline for the duration of the war--brought down the Confederacy. The daring exploits of Confederate blockade runners are well known--but many of them were British citizens operating out of neutral ports such as Nassau, Havana and Bermu...
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    73,13 €

  • Sail Away! | From Ships to Submarines | Coloring Books Kids 5-7
    Educando Kids
    Your child will have fun sailing away from ships to submarines, albeit only imaginatively. But then again, that’s the purpose of coloring. Coloring is a highly imaginative activity because a child will learn to see the whole picture even before the first stroke is made. It is also a very creative experience because it allows the free use of colors. Grab a copy today. ...
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    11,45 €

  • The Ismay Line
    Wilton J. Oldham / Wilton JOldham
    The Ismay Line charts the rise and fall of one of the most eminent British shipping companies - and tells the story of the family behind it. The founder of the White Star Line, T H Ismay, pioneered a revolutionary design of iron steamships, built for him by Harland & Wolff of Belfast. By the time of his death in 1899 he had become the most successful steamship owner in the worl...
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    13,86 €

  • One Man’s Odyssey
    Kenneth L. Farquharson / Kenneth LFarquharson
    Have you ever walked into a room and noticed off to the side a gaggle of spellbound listeners surrounding an apparent and compelling storyteller? You observe that inching ever closer the group suddenly erupts into an outburst of raucous laughter and you are left feeling that regretfully you have missed something.Indeed you have missed something if you never experienced the eloq...
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    32,29 €

  • Lighthouses 2019 Mini Wall Calendar (UK Edition)
    Wall Publishing
    Art calendar featuring full-color photos Monthly grid calendars indicate UK national holidays Weeks are shown beginning on Monday and ending on Sunday Ample space for writing down appointments and special occasions 21.6 cm square when closed ...
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    18,90 €

  • Lighthouses 2019 Mini Wall Calendar
    Wall Craft Calendars
    Art calendar featuring full-color photos Monthly grid calendars indicate US national holidays Ample space for writing down appointments and special occasions 8.5 in square when closed ...
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    18,90 €

  • Lighthouses 2019 Calendar
    Wall Craft Calendars
    Art calendar featuring full-color photos Monthly grid calendars indicate US national holidays Ample space for writing down appointments and special occasions 11x17' when open ...
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    20,05 €

  • The Design and Construction of the Nautilus
    Demetri Capetanopoulos
    Is there anyone, of any age, who has read Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and not sketched their vision of the Nautilus in their imagination or down on paper? For 150 years, the submarine created by Jules Verne has captivated readers and inspired countless interpretations. Jules Verne was meticulous about incorporating cutting-edge technology of his time and making reason...
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    44,77 €

  • Our Story
    Bill Willard
    The 1998 Titanic Expedition, led by George Tulloch and PH Nargeolet, was an endeavor its members will never forget.Now, their first-hand accounts and photos allow you to experience the journey with them as they broadcast the first live television programs from a ship, transmit the first live images from a submersible at the bottom of the North Atlantic, raise the only portion o...
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    35,60 €

  • Maritime Academy Graduate
    Mark H. Glissmeyer / Mark HGlissmeyer
    The U.S. maritime industry hit rock bottom starting in the early 1980’s, right around the time the author was graduating from the California Maritime Academy. Even in his yearbook it warned about how bad things were--it was a time of cost cutting, reduced wages, desperate shipping companies and a lack of jobs. Eventually he made his way out to sea as both an able-bodied seaman ...
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    20,07 €

  • Dynasties of the Sea II
    Lori Ann LaRocco
    Meet the high-seas risk-takers whose embrace of trade served billions!Dynasties of the Sea: The Untold Stories of the Postwar Shipping Pioneers tells the stories of more than a dozen men and women who built the great maritime companies that for the past half century have not only fed the world and kept the lights on in homes, factories, and businesses worldwide, but have helped...
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    24,59 €

  • Dynasties of the Sea II
    Lori Ann LaRocco
    Meet the high-seas risk-takers whose embrace of trade served billions!Dynasties of the Sea: The Untold Stories of the Postwar Shipping Pioneers tells the stories of more than a dozen men and women who built the great maritime companies that for the past half century have not only fed the world and kept the lights on in homes, factories, and businesses worldwide, but have helped...
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    12,38 €

  • The Wreck of the San Francisco
    John Stewart
    On December 22, 1853, a new steamship left New York on its maiden voyage. The San Francisco--perhaps the finest ocean-going vessel of its time--had been chartered by the U.S. Government to transport the U.S. Army’s Third Artillery Regiment to the Pacific Coast. Two days out, the ship ran into one of the great hurricanes of maritime history. Sails and stacks were blown away...
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    58,67 €

  • Ashes Under Water
    Michael McCarthy
    The untold story of the worst disaster on the Great Lakes in U.S. History. On July 24th, 1915, Chicago commuters were horrified as they watched the SS Eastland, a tourism boat taking passengers across Lake Michigan, flip over while tied to the dock and drown 835 passengers, including 21 entire families. As dramatic as the disaster was, the subsequent trial was even more so. ...
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    17,10 €

  • 'Get the hell off this ship!'
    Elsie L. Beasley / James Claude Beasley
    James Claude Beasley was a typical American teenager in the 1940s--a child of the Great Depression with an abiding commitment to family and country. With the outbreak of World War II, he enlisted in the Navy at 18. His plainspoken, personal memoir recounts three years of service (1942-1945), from his induction at Winston Salem, North Carolina, to the sinking of his ship, t...
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    43,10 €

  • The Jews of the Titanic
    Eli Moskowitz
    During an era when millions of Jews fled the pogroms of Eastern Europe, the Titanic sailed on her maiden voyage. At the time, she was the largest and most luxurious ship ever built and many of her 2,200 passengers were Jewish. At 23:40, April 14, (28th of Nissan 5672) the Titanic swiped an iceberg and sank within two and a half hours. Most of her passengers lost their lives. Th...
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    18,23 €