Textbook of Maritime Medicine

The Textbook of Maritime Medicine, published by the Norwegian Centre for Maritime Medicine , Bergen (NCMM) in association with the International Maritime Health Association (IMHA), provides a comprehensive source of information and advice on the health of seafarers and others who spend time at sea. This book aims to be a reliable source of reference as well as a learning tool for health professionals or anyone else who is concerned with maritime health.


Note that the publication is dynamic and web-based that has no fixed or ultimate form and content. Once you have registered a free account, you will continuously receive information on updates and news presented by NCMM. You can also participate in the professional network provided or any maritime expert can contribute and/or comment on the present material. 

You can read the book on line http://textbook.ncmm.no/ or download as pdf files upon registration of a free account on this website.

Ai Cheng Foo-Nielsen
in Copenhagen, DK


Chartering Help & Advice

This section contains a comprehensive source of information and guidance on chartering related matters. You will find invaluable information on many aspects of chartering distilled from our many years’ experience on advising members.

  1. Bills of lading advice
  2. Time charter advice
  3. Voyage charter advice
  4. Booking notes
  5. General average

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For general guidance and information on cargo-related queries.

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BIMCO Publications

Want to buy or download a BIMCO publication? Use the link to get access to the ballast water management guide, the ship master’s security manual and many other publications.