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How does GPS work?


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Article GPS (Part 1) - Structure, mode of operation, technical and physical fundamentals of GPS

by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published on 30 January 2020

Of course, as a Nautical Specialist, I also deal with the international discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of satellite-based navigation, e-navigation and conventional terrestrial and astronomical navigation.

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Article GPS (Part 2), physical and technical errors of GNSS - an error analysis

by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published on 26 February 2020

In my announced sequel, the second part of GPS, it is primarily about the technical and physical operational and functional limitations to which GPS is subject. These limitations, in part, have serious implications for the accuracy of GPS, and even go as far as limiting the functionality of GPS in its functions or even making it impossible. In doing so,

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

by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published on 6 May 2020

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 Two Way Traffic (The Texas Chicken). Explained by Capt. Lou Vest

With ships as large as 175 feet wide and a channel a maximum of 500 feet wide, how to you safely pass? Former Houston ship channel pilot, Lou Vest, explains how ships fight against hydrodynamics to pass with such narrow margins.
https://houstonmaritime.org

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Video Retired Houston channelpilot Lou Vest: "My Maritime Story"

Ships don't exactly have brakes. Lou Vest, a retired Houston ship channel pilot tells us about a close encounter between a ship and a barge.
https://houstonmaritime.org

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Video How the MSC ZOE lost its containers (Simulation by Marin.nl)

Language ENGLISH!
MARIN has done model tests with a model of the msc Zoe in one of its test facilities, to find out what caused the msc Zoe to lose containers and how we can prevent this in the future.

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Article e-book and international book order available: "Theory and Practices of Marine Pilotage" by Capt. Santosha K Nayak

published on 7 August 2020

This book was only available in some areas, now the author has created an e-book version. Furthermore it´s available on amazon as a paperback.

Completely new book on Ship manoeuvring techniques based on new revealing facts which have been brought to light. Must read for all the mariners to understand the behaviour of ships and how to control her behaviour during manoeuvring.

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Video Physical Pilot Ladder Simulator (Chile)

by Maritime Innovation Center Chile This physical ladder simulator was design for crew training in the ladder arrangement and for all the users especially for pilots. We think that it will be a very important complement for IMO Assembly Resolution A.1045(27) and SOLAS, Chapter V, Safety of Navigation, Regulation 23. It was present in the 10th Latin-American Pilot Forum in Montevideo in September 2019. Available information for training in Chile jaimeleal@empresasgsm.com

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Video Kewatec Pilot 1630 Self-Righting test

Take a look at Kewatecs latest self-righting test

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Article Brisbane Marine Pilots launched new website

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 30 April 2020

Brisbane Marine Pilots launched their new website. Go to www.brisbanepilots.com.au to find out more about BMP. There you will also find useful links to the Port Procedure Manual, Pre-Arrival information for visiting vessels, tides and weather updates.

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