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    Navigation in Shallow Waters

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    This publication is a guide to ship handling in shallow waters and the differences that may be experienced when compared with deep water conditions. It contains theoretical and practical information for ships navigating in open water and in confined channels.
    ISBN: 9781856096676
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    Published: June 2017

     

    This publication is a guide to ship handling in shallow waters. Drawing on feedback from full-size vessels and ship models, it examines the specific challenges that are experienced in ship performance when navigating in restricted waters. It uses worked examples to analyse risks and to highlight best practice techniques.

     

    Table of Content

    Foreword

    About the Authors

    Author’s Note

    Introduction

    Abbreviations

    Chapter 1 – Shallow Waters

    Chapter 2 – Directional Stability

    Chapter 3 – A Ship Navigating in a Channel

    Chapter 4 – Squat

    Chapter 5 – Effect of Current, Tide and Wind

    Chapter 6 – The Ship Describing a Curved Path

    Chapter 7 – Thrusters

    Chapter 8 – Differences in Turning Moments for Different Ship Types

    Chapter 9 – Physical Position of the Ship Handler

    Chapter 10 – Factors Involved in Stopping a Moving Ship

    Chapter 11 – Use of the Anchor as a Ship Handling Tool

    Chapter 12 – Emergency Procedures in Ships

    Chapter 13 – Embarking and Disembarking Pilots

    Chapter 14 – Working Harbour Tugs

    Chapter 15 – Rudders and Special Propellers

    Chapter 16 – Twin Screw Ships

    Chapter 17 – Commercial and Legal Considerations for Masters in Charge of Vessels Moving in Restricted Waters

    Appendix A

    Appendix B

    Reflections of an Experienced Ship Pilot

    Bibliography

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    Published: June 2017

     

    This publication is a guide to ship handling in shallow waters. Drawing on feedback from full-size vessels and ship models, it examines the specific challenges that are experienced in ship performance when navigating in restricted waters. It uses worked examples to analyse risks and to highlight best practice techniques.

     

    Table of Content

    Foreword

    About the Authors

    Author’s Note

    Introduction

    Abbreviations

    Chapter 1 – Shallow Waters

    Chapter 2 – Directional Stability

    Chapter 3 – A Ship Navigating in a Channel

    Chapter 4 – Squat

    Chapter 5 – Effect of Current, Tide and Wind

    Chapter 6 – The Ship Describing a Curved Path

    Chapter 7 – Thrusters

    Chapter 8 – Differences in Turning Moments for Different Ship Types

    Chapter 9 – Physical Position of the Ship Handler

    Chapter 10 – Factors Involved in Stopping a Moving Ship

    Chapter 11 – Use of the Anchor as a Ship Handling Tool

    Chapter 12 – Emergency Procedures in Ships

    Chapter 13 – Embarking and Disembarking Pilots

    Chapter 14 – Working Harbour Tugs

    Chapter 15 – Rudders and Special Propellers

    Chapter 16 – Twin Screw Ships

    Chapter 17 – Commercial and Legal Considerations for Masters in Charge of Vessels Moving in Restricted Waters

    Appendix A

    Appendix B

    Reflections of an Experienced Ship Pilot

    Bibliography

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