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Shiphandling - Passenger Ships Without Tugs


Year: 2018
Language: english
Author: Capt Nick Nash
Genre: Guide
Publisher: Witherby
Edition: 1st Edition
ISBN: 9781856096690
Format: PDF
Quality: Unknown
Pages count: 361++
Description: Written by an industry expert, this detailed, illustrated publication provides guidance and practical advice relating to the handling of cruise liners and ferries.
The book covers the ‘mechanics’ of handling a large cruise ship and has primarily been written to help aspiring cruise ship captains to master the art. However, it will also be a useful source of reference for more experienced officers.
The book discusses:
• Ship’s equipment, including propellers, rudders and thrusters. podded propulsion systems, the rate of turn indicator and radius track control systems
• Shiphandling theory, including berthing and lifting-off techniques, the pivot point, drift angle and Bernoulli’s theory as it relates to ship squat and interaction
• The effect of wind and current and how to calculate the forces on the ship
• Stopping techniques and emergency anchoring.
The appendices include numerous approach/departure plans for ports around the world, based on the author’s own manoeuvring notes. Each port is illustrated with annotated route charts and practical guidance notes.
It is clear that the book can be useful for any ship's type, may be Смех

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