Video Presentation of manned ship models at Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre
published on 24 October 2019
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....
Video New podded cruise ship at Port Revel
published on 24 October 2019
Video Very descriptive: Piston Effect when entering lock.
published on 10 May 2020
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 Stern-First Method for POD Ships –Practical samples starting with Twin screw followed by POD ships
published on 12 August 2022
Practical samples for manoeuvres for ships going astern - as Stern-First-Method SFM. Introduction using as sample from the Master Thesis by Karel Wiegert for an arrival manoeuvre of a cruise vessel in Southampton port with a Twin-screw vessel under strong current. The same manoeuvre with the same ship model was used to show the advantage of Fast Time Simulation FTS using the SAMMON Planning Tool. This goes much faster than the manoeuvres in the real time simulator - and it can even be...
Article Intertanko Guide to Safe Navigation (2nd Edition-2021) released
published on 28 December 2021
Article Origins of the IMPA pilot mark
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 24 October 2019
There are many things in both our everyday and professional lives which we take for granted and never question the origins of, an example of this might be the IMPA recommended ‘pilot mark or pilot line’, which is sometimes seen on the side of vessels indicating where a vessels freeboard exceeds 9 metres.
Video Virtual Reality Marine Pilot Transfer Training Demo
published on 4 July 2020
Short demonstration highlighting key features of the VR Marine Pilot training simulation LWA Solutions have delivered for the Ports of Auckland.
Editors Note (4th July 2020):
This video shows the fantastic possibilities of virtual reality technology. Wonderful demo by Ports of Auckland. In respect for doing this amazing experiment. If somebody knows more about this or other interesting similar projects please leave a comment below and help us to complete information about virtual reality...
Article Adding map and speedometer widgets in your time-lapse video
by River Pilot Kris De Decker - published on 29 September 2021
Video Pilot On-board | YM- WELLBEING |
published on 26 June 2021
Pilot on-board on ship | YM- WELLBEING | Fleet Ship Mangement (ISM MANAGER) Catalina Shipping SA (Registred Owner) YM WELLBEING (IMO: 9820908) is a Container Ship that was built in 2018 (3 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Panama. It’s carrying capacity is 14000 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 11.4 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 366.44 meters and her width is 51.34 meters. Please like , share , subscribe & support my channel | Sea Soul | 🤗 #marchantnavy...
Video Harbor Pilot Disembarking at Bar Pilot Station Liverpool UK
published on 14 February 2020
After almost four hours of work to safely guide and assist the Ship's Captain in navigating the vessel out from Liverpool's Royal Seaforth Container/Roro Terminal (RSCT) in Liverpool UK, the Harbor Pilot disembarks at Bar Pilot Station, a rendezvous point or certain place where a ship should take the Sea/River/Harbor Pilot on and off. In this video, the Pilot disembarked at the Starboard side (right side), lee side of the vessel which is the normal practice. The term "lee side" means away...