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
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,
Article GPS (Part 3) - Accidental interferences and intended Interferences by extern technical sytems
by Capt. Gunter Schütze, Thailand/Germany - published on 6 May 2020
Video Webinar - Tug Use in Port with Henk Hensen
published on 7 December 2021
Video How Ship Anchor Works? - Procedure For Anchoring a Ship at Sea
published on 11 July 2020
#Anchor #shipanchor #windlass Anchoring is one of the very frequent operations onboard ships. A number of variables and external factors influence the duration and location of an anchoring operation. While the type of seabed is of utmost importance during anchoring, soft muddy grounds or clay bottoms are best preferred. It should be taken care that the anchoring bottom is free of power lines, submarine cables, pipelines or rocks. Various methods on anchoring include consideration of...
Video Maneuvering information onboard - Pilot Card, Wheelhouse Poster and ...
published on 14 July 2020
This video explains the IMO resolution on the provision and display of maneuvering information on board ships, particularly the pilot card, wheelhouse poster and maneuvering booklet. the layout and contents of each are explained as well. Contents of this video will benefit mariners preparing for exams (written and oral examinations). Mariners will also benefit by watching the following videos: Duties of the SAR mission coordinator: https://youtu.be/9J3q6XczIGE Duties of the on-scene...
Video Maritime Pilot Training III - Man overboard manoeuvre
published on 12 May 2021
Video Queens Harbour Master pilot boat SD Solent racer escorting HMS Defender into Portsmouth harbour
published on 3 March 2021
Video Disney Wonder - pilot boat approaches to drop off the Mississippi River boat pilot
published on 23 February 2022
Eerie fog envelops the Disney Wonder as the cruise ship enters the mouth of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico. A pilot boat approaches to drop off the Mississippi River boat pilot.
The eerie fog made it look like the ship somehow transported to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride.
No sign of Captain Jack Sparrow, but he has to be hiding somewhere. Maybe he's at the Crown & Fin Pub having a tot of Navy Strength Pusser's Rum.
Video taken from deck 10 aft near the Palo restaurant.