Ship Manoeuvring Principles, 2nd Edition: The Essential Guide to Ship Handling
This comprehensive guide provides practical ship-handling information for anyone who needs to manoeuvre ships, including pilots, Masters, officers, and other personnel. The book covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of propulsion and steering systems to more specialized areas such as berthing, towing, and anchoring.
The second edition of this book reflects the rapid changes in the world of shipping since the publication of the first edition in 2001. It includes new chapters on topics such as dynamic positioning and advanced manoeuvring techniques.
Whether you are a student, a seasoned mariner, or simply interested in learning more about ship handling, “Ship Manoeuvring Principles, 2nd Edition” is an essential resource for anyone who needs to safely and effectively manoeuvre ships.
Here are some of the key features of the ebook:
- Covers a wide range of topics related to ship handling, from the basics to advanced techniques
- Provides practical guidance on the stages and potential risks of each manoeuvre
- Highlights some of the less obvious features affecting the pilotage of ships
- Reflects the rapid changes in the world of shipping since the publication of the first edition
- Written by an experienced pilot and author