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Manoeuvring Information

Pilot card, wheelhouse poster and manoeuvring booklet as required by the resolution A.601(15) “Provision and Display of Manoeuvring Information on Board Ships”.

Pilot card  – The pilot card is intended to provide information to the pilot on boarding the ship. This information should describe the current condition of the ship, with regard to its loading, propulsion and manoeuvring equipment.

Wheelhouse poster  – The wheelhouse poster should be permanently displayed in the wheelhouse. It should contain general particulars and detailed information describing the manoeuvring characteristics of the ship, and be of such a size to ensure ease of use.

Manoeuvring booklet  – The manoeuvring booklet should be available on board and should contain comprehensive details of the ship manoeuvring characteristics and other relevant data.

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