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Members of the Vietnamese Newport Pilot Limited Company recently received pilot simulation training at the renowned Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre based in Quebec City, Canada.

The course, taught by pilots, for pilots, covers standard emergency maneuvers, emergency stops, turns, as well as the use of anchors. Hands-on experience is given in various emergency situations, such as engine problems, steering problems, potential collisions, and stranding situations, etc.

Brief theoretical explanations of scenarios were given, followed by exercises on the multidisciplinary navigation simulator. Captains Pascal Rhéaume and Benoît Nayet of MSRC’s parent company the Corporation of Lower St. Lawrence Pilots, and MSRC’s operator, Captain Francis Bigué-Morel were the instructors.


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