Bridge Equipment For Navigation and Control of Commercial Ships


Edition: First
Pages: 568; Chapters: 30; Figures: 260;
ISBN(Paperback): 9789385889967
ISBN (eBook): 9789385889974
Month and Year of Publication: April 2021
Authors: Elstan A. Fernandez
Author’s  Profiles:
LinkedIn :-

Authors: Dr. Prosanjeet J. Sarkar
Author’s  Profiles:
LinkedIn :-


E-book Link: Click Here
Please Note: The E-book can be purchased in INR too.


This book, written in 30 Chapters, focuses on standard equipment that is installed on the bridge of a Commercial Ship. It is intended to help both a Cadet and a Qualified Officer onboard, to further understand the technology, operating principles and easy-to-follow steps in troubleshooting Navigational and Control Equipment. Deck Officers, Electro Technical Officers and Marine Engineers alike, will find useful. The chapters within are as follows:


Chapter No. Title
 1  Electrical Safety
 2  Steering and Stabiliser Systems
 3  Rudder Angle and Rate of Turn Indicators
 4  Gyro Compasses and Course Recorder
 5  Magnetic Compasses
 6  Ship’s Speed Logs
 7  Echo Sounder
 8  Radars
 9  Electronic Chart Display Information System
 10  Global Positioning System
 11  Differential Global Positioning System
 12  Anemometer
 13  Weather Facsimile
 14  Navigation and Signal Lights
 15  Air Horn (The Ship’s Whistle)
 16  Very High Frequency Communication System
 17  Medium and High Frequency Radio Equipment
 18  Navigational Telex
 19  Automatic Identification System
 20  Long-range Identification and Tracking
 21  Closed Circuit Television
 22  Television and Radio Antennae
 23  Bridge Navigation Watch Alarm System
 24  Ship’s Security Alert System
 25  Global Maritime Distress Signalling System
 26  Marine Electric Clock
 27  Alarm Systems
 28  Internal Communication Systems
 29  Voyage Data Recorder
 30  List of SOLAS Regulations