C & E Publishing, Inc. and Indian author Capt. Yashwant Chhabra signed a publishing agreement at the Associated Marine Officers’ and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines Convention Hall in Intramuros, Manila on June 5, 2015 for the local and international distribution of the book A Mariner's Guide to Preventing Collisions.
Chhabra, together with C & E higher education acquisition consultant Lourdes Lopez who served as witness, signed the contract during the Seminar on Nautical Watchkeeping with Emphasis on Preventing Collisions hosted by the Nautical Institute Philippines.
The book’s latest edition, which will be published by C & E within the year, aims to provide practical instruction to students and practitioners of nautical and marine engineering. It covers the 1972 Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions and includes three additional new rules. Marex Media Publishing, Ltd. published the book’s first edition.
Chhabra is currently a senior manager for training at MSI Ship Management Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. He is an experienced seafarer who has served as master aboard oil tankers on more than 100 voyages and has held senior positions ashore. He has contributed to various Indian and international journals and has also spoken in public workshops about collision prevention and watchkeeping.
Copies of the book will be available at all C & E Bookshop branches nationwide. For orders or inquiries, interested parties may call telephone no. (632) 929 5088 or email C & E at