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Ship Handling of Very Large Container Vessel


To understand the specific manoeuvre abilities of a large container vessel under the particularly consideration of the effects of environment  with respect of the specific behaviour based on its size and its inertia.


Basics in shiphandling, establish a proper working bridge team, manoeuvre abilities of large container vessels, carry out basic manoeuvres for familiarization with ships behaviour, navigation in restricted waters, enter port, pilotage, berthing, un-berthing manoeuvres with assistance of tugs, leading and coordinating tug manoeuvres, consider different environment conditions: bank effects, squat, influence of wind and current


Duration: 3 days | Language: English and German | Target group: masters and officers in charge and for experienced navigational officers | Costs: on appointment

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