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
Article The continuum of simulator-based maritime training and education
published on 23 November 2021
Article Safe working with harbour cranes
by American Harbor And Docking Pilots Association - published on 24 August 2022
Video Course Stability under wind - advice for various conditions
by Knud Benedict - published on 7 March 2022
Video What is the impact of lateral resistance on a ship's turning circle??
published on 3 September 2020
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).
Video Successful overtaking of another ship in a canal - Port Revel Shiphandling
published on 10 May 2020
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...
Article Pilot Boat Review "Colne Leader" by BairdMaritime.com
by Baird Maritime - published on 10 May 2023
Video Smart Sound Plymouth: Britain’s platform for innovative marine technology development
published on 30 June 2021
Dr James Fishwick, Head of Smart Sound Plymouth gives an introduction to Smart Sound Plymouth and explains how it can be accessed and the equipment available.
This is a recording of the webinar given on the 17th June and is the second in a programme of webinars organised by Plymouth City Council which showcases the thriving marine sector in Plymouth, UK.
You can view the full programme of webinars and register for them here: