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Pods ship handling course 2.5 days

Pods shiphandling course 2.5 days at Port RevelThis course was introduced for pilots and podded ship masters.

The course is focused on use of pods and includes exercises like:

  • Following an alignment ahead and astern,
  • Entering and backing into a slip,
  • Passing through a lock with bow thruster and one pod failing,
  • Use of anchors with one pod failing,
  • Crash stop with and without use of anchors. 

We used primarily cruise Vessel VOYAGER and also NORMANDIE with pods.

 

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cruise ship training courses - Port Revel

The VOYAGER cruise ship was built in 2014. It is the exact replica of Voyager of the seas:

  • an overall length of 311 m and 38.6 m in width,
  • 2 azimuthal pods of 14 MW each (1 more fixed for navigation),
  • 4 bow thrusters for a total power of 12 MW.