Provides a review of ship simulator operations at the Netherland's Ship Model Basin, Marine Safety International's simulator at La Guardia Airport, N.Y. and the newly constructed Computer Aided Operations Research Facility (CAORF) at Kings Point, N.Y. A comparison is made with regard to the goals of each and the general operations and layout of the facilities for training and research in ship handling. Also mentions plans for the National River Academy at Helena, Arkansas to install a similar unit for training river pilots for towboat operations.

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    American Bureau of Shipping

    ABS Plaza, 16855 Northchase Drive
    Houston, TX  United States  77060
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 23-27
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 9
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Hemming Group, Limited
    • ISSN: 0039-6303

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095132
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Bureau of Shipping
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM