The contents of the book are partitioned into nine separate chapters: Human resource management and maritime crew manning (covering the subchapters 1.1 through 1.7), MET - Maritime Education and Training (covering the chapters 2.1 through 2.5), Sea ports and harbours (covering the chapters 3.1 through 3.6), Port facilities (covering the chapters 4.1 through 4.3), Ship's propulsion, main engine and power supply (covering the chapters 5.1 through 5.4), Maritime low and policy (covering the chapters 6.1 and 6.2), Piracy (covering the chapters 7.1 and 7.2), Ship’s operations (covering the chapters 8.1 through 8.4), and Safety of transport (covering the chapters 9.1 through 9.5).