Visit our online shop to view our full range of specialist maritime publications (large discounts available for members of The Nautical Institute, booksellers, training institutions and bulk orders).

The Nautical Institute is a major maritime publisher with over 200 titles to its credit. Many of these books have become industry standards and are acknowledged by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The hallmark of Institute publications is that they are 'Practical Guides' written 'by practitioners for practitioners'.

Our publications specialise in Ship Management, Commercial Management, Navigational Control, Shiphandling, Training and Education, Safety and Security, Seamanship, Cargo Operations and Communication. They include major reference works such as the 'Shipmasters Business Companion' and 'Bulk Carrier Practice', to handy guides such as 'The Mariner's Role in Collecting Evidence', the 'Ship survey and Audit Companion' and the 'Integrated Bridge Systems' series. 

Other Institute publications include conference papers, briefings, our industry acclaimed monthly journal SEAWAYS, and Alert! the free Human Element bulletins and vodcasts.

All Institute publications are available to purchase via our website or direct from our office. Members receive a 30% discount and further discounts are available for bulk or fleet orders.

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