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Ship handling course

Ship handling 5 day course at Port Revel

This course includes theoretical lessons and practical exercises on the lake. Every day of the week is devoted to a particular subject.

Models used:

  • Brittany (190 000 DWT, on heavy ballast) / Europe (255 000 DWT, loaded)
  • Normandie (4 400 TEU over-panamax container ship)
  • Berlin (38 000 DWT, loaded) / Otello (8 500 TEU container ship)
  • Gilda (125 000 DWT, 70% loaded, with optional Becker rudder)
  • Ben Franklin (125 000 m3 LNG carrier with Schilling rudder)....

Objective:

  • Develop and acquire new skills.
  • Understand the behavior of the ship in restricted maneuver.

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Level:

 

For: Pilotes / Captains / Officers

Requirements: Without experience on manned models

Duration: 5 days from Monday to Friday with an average of 6 hours of maneuver / day, over a period from the beginning of April to the end of October

Trainer: Experienced instructors who juggle harmoniously between teaching and training on the lake

Program:

  • Study of similarity and uncontrolled forces,
  • Study of the forces under control,
  • Maneuver with anchors,
  • Use of special rudders,
  • Transit through Canal, bank effects,
  • Stop, crossing and passing, ....

Testimony:
Capt. John Cahill TIMMEL, Tampa Bay Pilots, USA (October 2017)
"I think the course will be immediately applicable and fully valid, everything was absolutely impressive and the program was run in a way that leaves no room for participants to focus on learning."