Shiphandling Training &
The Australian Ship Handling Centre at Port
provides training in ship handling for Masters, Ship's Officers and
using experienced Pilots as instructors.
Port Ash manned ship-model simulator is
built facility. It specialises in the practical aspects of
and the control of ships at low speeds in confined and shallow waters
and without tug assistance.
The Centre utilises manned ship- models
provide practical hands on training on its purpose built 2 Ha (5 acre)
at Port Ash, located 35 minutes north of Newcastle, New South Wales,