Opinion Book review: Practical Ship Handling, Fourth Edition, by Malcolm C. Armstrong
by Kevin Vallance deep sea pilot and author - published on 5 June 2020
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by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 18 June 2020
This book investigates the science behind each component of manoeuvring a ship in confined waters, especially in port limits and the art to master it. Based on practical observations and analysis of each major and minor aspect of the manoeuvring of different types of vessels in different types of situations, this book put all relevant knowledge together for the reference of all concerned with pilotage and ship handling.
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Video Failed overtaking of another ship in a canal - Port Revel Shiphandling
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 can easily fail.
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