SWATH Technology by Abeking & Rasmussen

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Region: Germany
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SWATH@A&R – AN IDEA ON THE RISE

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For thousands of years ships have been firmly anchored in human identity. They have benefited and advanced the human kind in countless ways. And yet all along this amazing journey seafarers have been plagued by seasickness, an incessant and relentless nausea caused by the ship’s rolling and rocking. Many experts have tried to find the remedy for the persistent ailment, but always with moderate success.

That is, until Abeking & Rasmussen took up the challenge in 1999 in their usual, intense way and set new standards in on-board comfort and seakeeping with the development of the SWATH technology. Since then, the shipyard delivered almost 30 extremely accomplished SWATH@A&R (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) vessels that owe their success to one groundbreaking advantage – stable and calm voyage even in high and stormy seas. With the innovative technology the shipyard won accolades across the shipbuilding world and took its rightful place as the world market leader in this highly promising industry sector.

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Video SWATH vs. Mono Hull

Challenge between SWATH tender "DÖSE" and two 30m mono hull vessels in 2013.

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Video Departure Bremen Port, Germany | Pilot on the Bridge | Pilot Boat Swath

Found on YouTube. Created by "marinerong turagsoy"

Editors note:
Pilot Boat "Döse" built by A&R

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Article What is a SWASH pilot boat? What's the difference to the SWATH technology?

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

At the A&R shipyard in Germany, the successful principle of SWATH boats was further developed in 2013: The SWASH principle allows sea-going, smaller and more economical boats.

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Article GPS (Part 3) - Accidental interferences and intended Interferences by extern technical sytems

by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published

The vulnerability of GNSS in shore-based use is definitely different and to be regarded as much more risky than on the high seas.

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Video First women boat pilot for Mozambique

Found on YouTube. Created by "Marine Pilot Ana Goetsa".

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Article New Website PilotladderSafety.com

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

Recently, Herman Broers launched the website PilotladderSafety.com.
This website’s goal is to increase pilot ladder safety by showing good practice examples regarding the rigging and use of pilot ladder arrangements . Do it right the first time!

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Video What is the impact of lateral resistance on a ship's turning circle??

Found on YouTube. Created by "Steering Mariners".

This video explains the impact of lateral resistance on the turning circle of a vessel using animations. The video explains the term lateral resistance, shows an example of its impact on the turning circle and its associated aspects (advance, transfer, tactical diameter and drift angle).
Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations).

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Video How does GPS work?

by Casual Navigation

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Article Harbour Master Naresh Sewnath navigates his way to success

published

Two decades ago, candidates were selected for TNPA's accelerated training programme in Rotterdam, which aimed to train a new generation of ship pilots, managers and other maritime professionals.

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Article A ship like no other: CMA CGM Jacques Saade, 23,000 TEU, LNG powered

by Marine-Pilots.com - published

The CMA CGM JACQUES SAADE joins the fleet: the first 23,000 TEU container vessel in the world to be powered by liquefied natural gas.

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