SBE VIDEO Course | Pilotage | Ship Manoeuvring (Tanker)

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The manoeuvre through the eyes of the harbour pilot. What does he see from the bridge, and what are his arguments. It is the first step that the trainee pilot takes during his study path.

Tankers are lazy and heavy ships; we must consider this for manoeuvring. The propeller’s Paddle-wheel effect can help or hinder us, and tugs are essential in manoeuvring safely. Let’s learn how to use them. At the end of this course, you will understand why the harbour pilot’s job is so unique and highly qualified.