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Miniature ships in France used to train captains and pilots

PortandTerminal.com, October 12, 2019 An outsider at this facility near Grenoble, France, may see grown men riding around a lake in miniature ships. But these are pilots of the world’s largest ships, and they’re practising navigation with meticulously engineered 1:25 scale models of real cruisers, tankers, and containerships. Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre, in operation since 1967, has had more …

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