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PROJECT / Port Revel shiphandling - Training on manned models

Artelia - 12/01/2014 Tag Tags : Training, shiphandling
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Training and Formation ( 16 posts )

Logo Port Revel

Title Port Revel shiphandling - Training on manned models

Country France

City St Pierre de Bressieux

From : Artelia

Client  more than 6 500 clients since 1967 mainly from the USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Europe and France

State of progress : on-going

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


A few words on the project…

Port Revel is a Shiphandling training center on manned models owned by Artelia

The training center is located on a lake near Grenoble (France), in a beautiful site in the middle of the forest of a natural park

Port Revel is also a place where port engineers and experienced mariners meet. The center inherited Sogreah’s near-century of experience with scale models, numerical simulation, port planning, design & construction..


Background

Port Revel offers a diversity of courses:

- Shiphandling courses for pilots & masters

- Advanced shiphandling course

- Emergency shiphandling

- Experimenting with pods & emergency shiphandling

- Q-Max course


Solution

  • 10 highly experienced pilot-instructors
  • 6 Tankers from 38 000 to 400 000 dwt
  • 2 Container ships: 4 400 and 8 500 TEU
  • 2 LNG carriers: 125 000 and 265 000 m3
  • 1 Cruise ship: 2 pods
  • 4 Escort tugs:
  • 2 Voith Schneider, 1 ASD propulsion & 1 carrousel
  • DGPS allowing accurate debriefing of the exercises performed on the lake
  • 50% shallow waters (< 27.5 m)
  • 40% of area subject to currents
  • Wave generator: 750 m wave front
  • Wind generator: up to 40 knots
  • 7 km canal
  • 50 berths
  • New Panama locks | Large harbour area | SBM | CPP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Strengths of project

Training on the manned 1:25 scale models is a valuable complement to training on electronic simulators as it provides additional experience through a feeling of "déjà vu".

More information :  www.portrevel.com


Download : Présentation de l'innovation en français