Sire Library

Witherby Digital maintain an eBook system for registered SIRE and OVID Inspectors.

1) Content that is available in both the SIRE and OVID Library:

IMO Publications:


1989 MODU Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, Consolidated 2001 Edition. Valid for units built before 01/01/2012.
2009 MODU Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, 2010 Edition. Valid for units built on/after 01/01/2012.
Ballast Water Management Convention and BWMS Code with Guidelines for its Implementation, 2018 Edition 
COLREGS, 2003 Edition 
Crude Oil Washing Systems, 2000 Edition 
Dedicated Clean Ballast Tanks 
Guide to Maritime Security and the ISPS Code, 2012 Edition 
Guidelines for the development of Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plans (SOPEP) 2010
Guidelines for the Implementation of MARPOL Annex V 2017 
IBC Code, 2016 Edition  
IGC Code, 2016 Edition  
Inert Gas Systems, 1990 Edition 
International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code) 2015 
International Life Saving Appliances Code (LSA Code) 2017
International Safety Management (ISM) Code with guidelines for its implementation, 2018 Edition
Load Lines, Consolidated Edition 2005 
MARPOL Annex VI and NTC 2008 with Guidelines for Implementation, 2017 Edition
Guidelines for the Implementation of MARPOL Annex V, 2017 Edition
MARPOL, Consolidated Edition 2017
SOLAS Consolidated Edition 2014 
STCW 2017 including 2010 Manila Amendments
Guidelines for the development of Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plans (SOPEP) 2010 


Industry Publications


All Shipping Regulation Periodicals 
Anchoring Systems and Procedures (First Edition, 2010). 
Ballast Water Management (9th Edition 2018)
Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs (First Edition, 2018) 
Competence Assurance Guidelines for F(P)SOs 
ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping (Fourth Edition, 2018)
ECDIS Procedures Guide 2018 Edition
Effective Mooring, 4th Edition, 2018
Global Counter Piracy Guidance for Companies, Masters and Seafarers (First Edition, 2018) 
Guidelines for Offshore Marine Operations (GOMO) – November 2013 
Guidelines for Offshore Tanker Operations (First Edition, 2018) 
International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals 5th Edition 2006 
Marine Fuels & Emissions 
Mooring Equipment Guidelines (4th Edition, 2018) 
OCIMF Information Papers 
Passage Planning Guidelines (Fourth Edition, 2018) 
Recommendations for Liquefied Gas Carrier Manifolds 2018
SIGTTO Information Papers Consolidated Edition 2019
SIGTTO reports 
Survival Craft, A Seafarer’s Guide, OCIMF 2008 
Tanker Management And Self Assessment: A Best-Practice Guide (Third Edition, 2017) 
The Safe Transfer of Liquefied Gas in an Offshore Environment (STOLGOE) (First Edition, 2010).


International Regulations


IMO Resolutions 1953 to 2011
MSC / MEPC Resolutions and Circulars 2019
ILO Conventions


Flag State Regulations


Bahamas
Cyprus
Denmark
Isle of Man
Marshall Islands
Malta
Panama
Singapore
UK
US CFRs


Complimentary Documents



World Countries Information
Shipping Terms and Acronyms
Best Management Practices (BMP5) for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy (version 5, June 2018)
Global Counter Piracy Guidance for Companies, Masters and Seafarers (First Edition, 2018)
Ship Captain's Medical Guide
The American Practical Navigator (BOWDITCH)
Various NIMA publications (Sight Reduction Tables, Distances Between Ports, Radar Navigation)



2) Content that is only available in the SIRE Module:


In addition to the content detailed in 1), the following documents are provided for SIRE Inspectors.

VIQ for Oil Tankers, Combination Carriers, Shuttle Tankers, Chemical Tankers and Gas Carriers (VIQ 7), 2018 Edition Rev 0.07 (22 February 2019) 
Lloyd’s Register proposed and future legislation October 2018
Facts about electronic charts and carriage requirements 2010
Ship to Ship Transfer Guide for Petroleum, Chemicals and Liquefied Gases, 2013 Edition



3) Content that is only available in the OVID Module:


In addition to the content detailed in 1), the following documents are provided for OVID Inspectors

Code of safe practice for the carriage of cargoes and persons by offshore supply vessels (OSV Code)
Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA)
The FPSO Handbook