Technical Resources

APPROACH CHANNELS - A GUIDE FOR DESIGN
Progress of MarCom Working Group 49/121
Dr Mark McBride
HR Wallingford Ltd
AZIPODS
The following information are partly coming from technical data bases available on builders websites (mostly ABB and Alsthom) and partly from the very experienced master Pietro Esposito who accepted in June 2002 to spend some moments giving me the practical results of its own experience on the azipod handling on the passenger vessels European Stars and European Vision.
BACK UP TO AN ECDIS SYSTEM
The first of our following links is for the IMO Resolution MSC232, which provides information on the adoption of the revised standards for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS). Our second download provides information on a backup to an ECDIS system. Please click on the following links for more information.
LONDON EA MEETING JAN 2006-ECDIS RCDS-ENC
MASTER/PILOT RELATIONSHIP - THE ROLE OF THE PILOT
The Role of the Pilot in Risk Management by Captain George Quick
OVERALL LIST OF WORKING GROUP REPORTS OF PIANC
Envicom 136 Sustainable maritime navigation
Marcom 121 Harbour approach channels: design guidelines
Marcom 116 Safety of operations affecting the berthing operations of tankers to oil and gas terminals
Marcom 117 Use of hydro-meteorological information for port access and operations
Marcom 113 Direct access to maritime ports by adapted inland waterways vessels
Newly published reports
Marcom 180 Guidelines for protecting berthing structures from scour caused by ships
MONITORING TURNS WHEN LARGE DRIFT ANGLES ARE PRESENT
MONITORING TURNS WHEN LARGE DRIFT ANGLES ARE PRESENT
BY CAPTAIN PAUL CHAPMAN, FNI