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Pods and emergency ship handling course

Pods and emergency 5 day course at Port RevelThis course allows to discover the propulsion of pods vessels and to train on the characteristics in operation of these ships and the various possible failures.

Models used:

  • Voyager with pods (1000 ft cruise ship with two 14 MW pods and 12 MW bow thrusters) / Europe (255 000 DWT, loaded)
  • Antifer (400 000 DWT, on heavy ballast) + escort tug
  • Q-Max (266 000 m3 LNG Carrier with twin screw & rudder)
  • Brittany (190 000 DWT, on heavy ballast) / Gilda (125 000 DWT, 70% loaded)....

Objective: Training on pods, use of escort tugs and emergency manoeuvring on various ships.

 

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Pods and emergency 5 day course at Port Revel    Pods and emergency 5 day course at Port Revel    Pods and emergency 5 day course at Port Revel    Pods and emergency 5 day course at Port Revel

Level:

 

For: Pilotes / Captains

Requirements: With a good 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 with more than 20 years of experience and Tug captains when using tug

Program:

  • Docking and undocking with current,
  • Lateral movement with pods and bow thruster,
  • Astern in a dock, passage through the lock,
  • Maneuver with a single pod (in case of damage),
  • Emergency stops,
  • Emergency maneuvers with escort tugs,
  • Maneuvers in the local conditions of trainees following their requests.

Testimony:
Captain David CVITANOVIC, San Francisco Bar Pilots has said in September 2017:
"It was very valuable to do a maneuver on a model that I haven't done in real life, fast anchoring, emergency anchoring. I have done these on simulators but the models are much more realistic."

Training in the handling of pop-propelled ships

For further reading see Pizon's report "Training in the handling of pop-propelled ships".