The difficulties of docking supertankers are described and electronic equipment to assist the pilot is discussed. The use of closed circuit television to display the view under the bows, of doppler sonar to show the vessels velocity relative to the bottom, and of doppler radar to show the vessels speed of approach to the dock are described. Major features of the sonar and radar equipment are given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Terminus Publications Limited

    Speedway House, Quarry Hill Parade
    Tonbridge, Kent,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Leuchars, J
  • Publication Date: 1969-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 123-125
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00007076
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1971 12:00AM