SHIPHANDLING WITH TUGS

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Shiphandling With Tugs

Author : George H. Reid
ISBN : UOM:39015011745174
Genre : Transportation
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In considerable detail, Captain Reid discusses the various kinds of modern tugs, their propulsion and steering systems, and their handling characteristics. Both the dynamics and the operations of handling tugs are explained and amply illustrated. He shows how tugs are used as an auxiliary to shiphandling, as a prime mover for dead ships, drill rigs, and construction barges, and in special maneuvers with VLCCs and ULCCs.
Category: Transportation

Shiphandling With Tugs

Author : Jeff Slesinger
ISBN : 0870335987
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 44.18 MB
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Shiphandling with Tugs, Second Edition is the most comprehensive text available for the mariner who wants to learn how to safely and effectively operate tugs in assisting ships to and from their berths in ports and anchorages. Captain Jeffrey Slesinger used his extensive knowledge of the industry to bring Reids original edition, published in 1986, up to date with current technologies and standards, adding sections on the advances made in tug design, and line and winch technology. Shiphandling with Tugs, Second Edition includes a new chapter on ship escort with updated and expanded chapters on todays tugs, including descriptions and illustrations of the latest tractor tug designs and capabilities.
Category: Transportation

Marine Simulation And Ship Manoeuvrability

Author : M.S. Chislett
ISBN : 9054108312
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Real-time, interactive ship simulators limped onto the scene, in the wake of flight simulators, some years ago. The maritime industries have a long history of conservatism, but this is now changing rapidly. The information age has also swept over ships and shipping, and has been taken to heart to such an extent that, for example, flight simulators now cooperate with ship simulators and import useful new concepts and methodologies. The more than 50 papers contained in this book show what and why. Although traditionally conservative, the marine world is also traditionally international and this has not changed. The papers in the book are by leading authors from all over the world and provide a detailed snap-shot of the rapidly advancing state-of-the-art, together with pointers to the future. The overall theme of MARSIM '96 and therefore also of this book is: Vessel manouevrability and marine simulation research, training and assessment, and includes original papers on topics such as bridge resource management, distant learning and simulators coupled via The Internet, virtual reality, neural networks, rudder-propeller hydrodynamics, prime mover models, squat in shallow water, and many more.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Ship Handling

Author : David House
ISBN : 9781136366581
Genre : Science
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Suitable as a training manual and a day-to-day reference, Shiphandling is the comprehensive and up to date guide to the theory and practice of ship handling procedures. Its covers the requirements of all STCW-level marine qualifications, provides expert guidance on all the hardware that marine professionals will make use of in the control and operation of their vessel and offers a broad focus on many shiphandling scenarios.
Category: Science

Port Safety And Tank Vessel Safety

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation
ISBN : UOM:39015013731792
Genre : Oil spills
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Category: Oil spills

Shiphandling

Author : Nick Nash
ISBN : 1856096696
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Conference On Shiphandling

Author : Nautical Institute (Great Britain)
ISBN : UOM:39015009810063
Genre : Ship handling
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Category: Ship handling

Knight S Modern Seamanship

Author : John V. Noel, Jr.
ISBN : 0471289485
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Revised by John V. Noel, Jr., Captain, U.S. Navy [Ret.] Associate Editors: Commander Frank E. Bassett, U.S. Navy [Ret.] Dr. Carvel Blair and Prof. Dee Fitch Steer by this venerable guide to shiphandling and safety and you'll easily see why, since publication of the first edition 83 years ago, it has been the single-most trusted "beacon" for millions of pleasure boaters and professional seamen alike. Now in its eighteenth edition, Knight's Modern Seamanship continues the salty tradition of its predecessors. It supplies all the navigation techniques, safety laws and procedures, and maintenance practices you need to make each ocean-going trip safe and enjoyable. Typhoon up ahead? Knight's explains the effects of weather on ocean travel and spells out exactly what you have to do to avoid dangerous weather systems. What kind of communication equipment should you have on board? A new section on ship communications tells you how to select and operate modern communication devices. This eighteenth edition also provides you with new sections on channel marking, towing and salvage, and the maritime buoyage system. Updated guidance is given on: * the rules of the road--you get clear explanations of right of way, the use of radar to avoid collisions, and the law in fog; included is the complete text of the Inland Navigational Rules Act of 1980. Every vessel over 12 meters in length is required by law to have a copy of these rules on board. * shiphandling--you'll find expert discussions on docking, mooring, and anchoring; helicopter operations; and ice seamanship * ship and boat operation--you get concise explanations of ship structure and stability, propulsion and steering, ground tackle, and cargo handling and underway replenishment You'll even learn the art of knotting and splicing. Without a doubt, Knight's Modern Seamanship, Eighteenth Edition, is your foremost guide to mastering the lore of the sea. It is an indispensable reference source for pleasure boaters, merchant marine personnel, and anyone who needs expert seagoing advice.
Category: Technology & Engineering