Technical publications

A comprehensive resource from Riviera Charts

Alongside the ADMIRALTY publications, Riviera Charts also supplies a wide range of technical publications from other publishers covering topics from maritime safety and ship handling to insurance and the environment.

This includes paper and digital versions of publications from Witherby, IMO, TSO, MCA, and ITU. Publications are available for order and collection from Antibes, or delivery to your yacht.

imo publications

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

The IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping.

Currently, they have over 200 titles available in English, many of which are also translated into French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian

Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA)

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency implements the UK Government’s maritime safety policy, SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) (with SOLAS Chapter V issued by the IMO).

As well as enforcing the convention they offer a range of publications to help keep you safe at sea.

Maritime Agency

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

The International Telecommunication Union is the United Nations’ specialized agency responsible for information and communication technologies.

ITU offers over 4500 titles in printed form, and most in digital format.


Witherby Seamanship

Witherby Seamanship is a specialist publisher of marine training, reference and regulatory materials.

They are also the publishers of ISGOTT – International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals.

witherby seamanship

The Stationery Office (TSO)

TSO is the leading provider of publishing and information management solutions to the public sector. They are also one of the largest publishers by volume in the UK. They offer a range of nautical publications including log books and guides from the MCA.