Seafarers International Research Centre. The Seafarers International Research Centre is part of the Cardiff University School of Social Sciences. Free downloadable resources.
UK Chamber of Shipping Work closely with Government, Parliament, policy makers and other parties to gain recognition of shipping’s contribution to the UK economy and employment.
International Maritime Organisation Information on safe, secure and efficient shipping on clean oceans.
MAIB safety digests Department for Transport Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) detailing lessons from marine accident reports.
MAIB Annual Reports Department for Transport Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB)
Merchant Shipping Notices and Statutory Instruments MSNs are a complete reference collection of current notices; these include regulations for merchant seaman issued by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Statutory instruments are a collection relating to Merchant Shipping.
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