Advanced ship handling course
This course includes theoretical lessons and practical exercises on the lake.
- Berlin (38,000 DWT loaded) / Gilda with tug
- Brittany (190 000 DWT, on heavy ballast)
- Otello (8 500 TEU container carrier)
- Ben Franklin (125 000 m3 LNG Carrier with optional Schilling rudder) CPP
- Q-Max (266 000 m3 LNG Carrier with twin screw & rudder)
- Antifer (400 000 DWT, on heavy ballast): with escort tug
Improve the ability to anticipate emergencies.
For: Pilotes / Captains
Requirements: With an 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 and Tug captains when using tug
- Use of tugs: different types, positioning, advantage and disadvantages,
- Assess the absolute necessity of attaching the tug,
- Evaluate the need to react very quickly in the event of an accident,
- Show the impact of speed on the efficiency of maneuvers,
- Evaluate the limits of escort tugs,
- Show the emergency use of anchors in various situations,
- Use of the PPU, limits, ....
Capitaine Alain Lemarchand, Euronav, France (April 2010)
"I'm coming for the second time, the first time you're learning a lot, the second time you're more experienced, but I think you're learning even more than the first time."