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What all information can be found on Wheel House Poster?
Posted by Rajat
Asked on August 16, 2020 12:12 am

Contents of Wheel house poster also called Maneuvering Booklet :

1. Name of Ship, Call Sign, Gross tonnage and Net tonnage, Displacement, Deadweight and Block Coefficient (at Summer load draft)
2. Forward and Aft draft at which the Maneuvering data was obtained (Loaded and Ballast)
3. Steering particulars - Type of Rudder, Max Rudder Angle, Time hard over to hard over (with one power unit and both power unit), Minimum speed required to maintain course, Rudder angle for the neutral effect
4. Anchor chains on both port and starboard anchor and maximum rate for heaving the anchor
5. Propulsion particulars - type of engine, type of propeller
6. Engine order (dead slow, slow, full etc), their corresponding RPM Values and corresponding Speed obtained in both loaded and ballast.
7. Details of Bow and Stern thruster
8. Man overboard recovery turn and rescue maneuver details
9. Turning circle data at Max rudder angles (in loaded and ballast)
10. Track reach details in loaded and ballast
11. Stopping characteristics
12. IMO Visibility Criteria

Attach find a sample of wheelhouse poster

Posted by marinetales
Answered On May 20, 2021 4:07 pm