This publication has been revised to incorporate the latest guidance and practical advice for ships transiting the Great Barrier Reef and Torres Strait. It offers additional clarity on subjects such as maximum draught and UKC requirements and Australian MARPOL areas. Published in conjunction with Australian Reef Pilots and Maritime Industry Australia, this is a reliable resource for any crew navigating the region.

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Ship Automation for Marine Engineers and ETOs, 2nd Edition

This publication looks in detail at the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of onboard electrical systems and appliances. It provides guidance on how to read a variety of electrical diagrams, power and control circuit construction and components, troubleshooting techniques and regular maintenance. It can be used as a comprehensive source of reference for management and operational level engineers as well as ETOs at any stage of their career.

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At the next AVCS Base Reissue the UKHO will be moving some United States (US) and Canadian (CA) ENCs to different Base folders on the AVCS DVDs.  As a result, ENC Producers will no longer be split across more than one Base folder, which allows for a more efficient production of AVCS exchange sets.

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The enduring feature of cyber threats is their ability to adapt and evolve, with new lines of attack developed as barriers are put in place, and strategies to expose vulnerabilities constantly emerging. A June 2020 White Paper** from the British Ports Association and cyber risk management specialists Astaara suggests that reliance on remote working during the COVID-19 crisis coincided with a fourfold increase in maritime cyber attacks from February onwards, for example.

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