HANDLING OF LARGE SHIPS AND SHIPS WITH UNUSUAL MANOEUVRING CHARACTERISTICS
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The present publication was prepared by the specialists of the Ship Handling Research & Training Centre in Poland. As it is stated in the title, the content of the book will guide the navigators of the large vessels as well as of the vessels having non-conventional maneuvering characteristics. The volume opens with the section explaining the maneuvering characteristics of different vessels while the second section is dealing with the control devices.
The third section addresses the effect the restricted water has on the maneuverability of the ship, while the fourth section is devoted to the canal navigation including overtaking and passing. The effect of wind and current has been dealt with in the fifth section. Three remaining sections of the publication will provide information abut the handling of the twin-screw vessels, stopping ships and maneuvering in tide and current and in confined waters.
There are also thee attachments to the main body of this volume - you will find the wheelhouse poster, the pilot card and several charts intended for use for squat estimation. In short, the document will be of significant practical use for the persons engaged in navigating the vessels in question.
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