Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRVs) - Their need, role, design and operational features

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Number of Pages:
61
Published Date:
June 2013
Book Height:
300 mm
Book Width:
210 mm
Weight:
0.3 kg
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This publication is a guide to emergency response vessels (ERRVs) and the work that they carry out. It covers ERRV design and equipment, major legislation, manning and operations and includes supporting case studies.

This publication is a comprehensive introduction to emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs). It opens with several case studies that highlight the important work carried out by ERRVs, before going on to look at:

  • the regulations and guidance that underpin ERRV operations (both regional and international)
  • ERRV design features, systems and equipment
  • training, familiarisation and manning (including onboard drills)
  • ERRV operations
  • emergency response and rescue (including the launch and recovery of rescue craft).

Introduction

Foreword

About the Author

Acknowledgements

1. Incidents and Casualties

2. Regulations and Guidance

3. ERRV Design Features

4. ERRV Systems and Equipment

5. ERRV Manning, Familiarisation and Training

6. ERRV Operations

7. Emergency Response and Rescue Operations

WPGL

Witherbys titles are developed using scripts developed by technical experts that are peer reviewed within work groups. Typically, they seek to improve understanding of the regulations, recommendations and guidelines issued by Industry.

Witherbys staff have significant expertise in the fields of navigation and hazardous cargoes as well as in the presentation of complex subjects in a graphic and easy to understand manner.

Gary Ritchie

Gary Ritchie is currently the Designated Person Ashore (DPA) and Company Security Officer (CSO) for the Subsea 7 fleet. After beginning his career serving on board bulk and container vessels, he transferred to the offshore industry, where his previous experience includes the roles of marine superintendent and marine compliance engineer.

Number of Pages:
61
ISBN:
9781856095952
Published Date:
June 2013
Binding Format:
Paperback
Book Height:
300 mm
Book Width:
210 mm
Weight:
0.3 kg