The International Maritime Dictionary - IMD is a Maritime English Dictionary that will form an indispensable tool in all your daily business activities. The IMD provides translations of English maritime-related idioms and expressions regarding seafaring, inland navigation, engineering, shipbuilding, safety, communication, chartering, insurance and logistics into the ten languages most frequently used in the international shipping industry:
IMD - PART 1: English, Filipino, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic
In the world of international logistics it forms a new and formidable tool that will enhance the quality of communication and safety in the maritime industry, particularly for shipboard practices on board vessels that have multi-lingual crews. The IMD contains a separate ‘pictionary’, i.e. a dictionary on tools and devices that explains the English names by means of pictures. The book also has a separate section on abbreviations.
The IMD is the outcome of an international project involving many of the world's leading Maritime Institutes and its lecturers of Maritime English and communication. The authors and their maritime institutes that have been involved in the translations are:
Peter C. van Kluijven - Rotterdam Maritime University of Applied Sciences (former STC-Group) - Netherlands Jane Magalon - Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific - Philippines Asución Belliure - Maritime Vocational School - Palma de Mallorca - Spain Olesya Lutsenko - De Ruyter Maritime Institute, University of Applied Science Flushing - Netherlands Weihua Luo and Daming Tong - Dalian Maritime University - China Ghada Hozayen - The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Alexandria - Egypt