Presentation of manned ship models at Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre
published on 24 October 2019 - 212
Port Revel is used for shiphandling training of maritime pilots, masters and officers on a 5 ha lake with 11 manned model ships representing 20 vessels, and 4 tugs at scale 1:25 and DGPS tracking system. Instructors are former maritime pilots.
Training on the scale models provides experience that could never be gained on real ships for the simple reason that neither ship-owners nor local authorities would allow such risks to be taken. Scale models allow the shiphandler to make mistakes. Scale models allow experimentation on ship behaviour to explore unknown fields beyond the limits of safety.
Periodic training on scale models will maintain your shiphandling skills at the highest level and periodic evaluations will show it.
Video New podded cruise ship at Port Revel
Video Very descriptive: Piston Effect when entering lock.
Found on YouTube. Created by "Port Revel". From 2011...
Two new locks were introduced in 2009 for training in the new Panama lock conditions with or without tug(s). This video shows the famous "piston effect" when entering the lock at an impressive speed of 10 knots with a high blockage factor.
Port Revel provides shiphandling training using manned models for maritime pilots, masters and officers: http://www.portrevel.com
Video Ship handling - Scenario 01: Berthing port side alongside in calm conditions
Found on YouTube. Created by "Sendo".
Maneuvering simulation in scenario of berthing port side to a quay without current, wind, wave. This scenario utilizes the characteristics of the right-handed propeller for docking a ship. With a right-handed propeller, when reversing engines, the effects of transversal force will swing the ship stern to the port side.
Video Successful overtaking of another ship in a canal - Port Revel Shiphandling
Found on YouTube. Created by "Port Revel". From 2014...
Manoeuvring large ships at close quarters and on shallow water is one of the most difficult aspects of shiphandling because of the complex hydraulic interactions depending on the ships' speeds, on the water depth and on lateral restrictions like in canals. Training is conducted both on meeting and on overtaking ships in shallow waters. This video shows how overtaking in a canal should be conducted: come in close to the stern and then move away from the bow that will be sucked towards your ship.
More information: http://www.portrevel.com/3781-shiphan...
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Video How A Pilot Boards A Cargo Ship | Life At Sea
Found on YouTube. Created by "Bryan Boyle".
Over 90% of the world's trade is carried by sea. Watch and learn how a pilot boards a container ship before entering port.
In this video, a cargo ship bound for Houston, Texas is boarded by a Houston Pilot before entering the Houston Ship Channel.
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