Regulatory Primer for 2nd & Chief Engineers: Questions and Answers Covering Current and New Regulations, 10th Edition 2019/2020

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Whether you are preparing for a new certificate or are already a 2nd or Chief Engineer, this pocket book will bring you up to date with current and new maritime regulations. The content is presented as questions and answers with supporting notes.

This new edition has been substantially revised and expanded to include questions on regulations that came into force in 2018. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Recent amendments to SOLAS, including LSA and FFE requirements
  • Recent amendments to MARPOL
  • Updates to MLC and STCW
  • Security questions, including the ISPS Code
  • Port State Control
  • Ship certificates and recordkeeping
  • Explanation of the principal IMO Codes and Conventions
  • Ballast water management
  • Bunkering
  • Machinery space safety procedures.

Cargo Ship Related Questions

Equipment Related Questions

  1. Life-Saving Appliances
  2. Fire-Fighting Equipment
  3. SOLAS General Questions and Other Equipment

Environment Related Questions

  1. Pollution Prevention and MARPOL
  2. Ballast Water Management
  3. Bunkering

Security Questions

  1. General Security
  2. Piracy
  3. Stowaways

Crew Related Questions

  1. Training and STCW
  2. Maritime Labour Convention

General Law Related Questions

  1. EU and UK Regulations
  2. Polar Code
  3. Port State Control
  4. General Questions – Other Conventions and Codes
  5. General Questions – Miscellaneous


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.

Number of Pages:
Published Date:
July 2020
Binding Format:
Book Height:
180 mm
Book Width:
120 mm
0.2 kg