Hervé Baudu

corps enseignant


Born in 1963, the Chief Professor of Maritime Education, Hervé BAUDU followed an operational career in the French Navy for 15 years, at the end of which he was in charge. After having been a professor of manoeuvring at the Naval School, he teaches manoeuvring, navigation and the Colregs in the centre of Marseille at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Maritime, which trains officer-engineers in the merchant navy.
His expertise in the field of manoeuvring led him, with the help of marine pilots, to write a 550-page book devoted to this discipline, which won him the Grand Prix de l’Académie de marine in 2012. This book was then translated into English and published in 2014 by Dokmar Dutch Publishing, reissued in 2017 for the Carnival cruise ship manoeuvring training centre and for the CMA-CGM, which made it their course reference. His level of expertise in the field of manoeuvring means that he is regularly consulted, whether by the Bureau d’enquêtes accidents pour la mer (BEAmer), the French Navy or other maritime engineering firms, or as an expert in television documentaries.
The excessive number of accidents at sea caused by the incorrect application of the Steering and Road Rules is a challenge to him and he puts his experience as a sailor and teacher to work on a book dedicated to this discipline. Highly illustrated with screenshots on a simulator, the author gives a very practical dimension to the exercise of applying Colregs. Always with the aim of making the learning of his teachings accessible, he has developed these themes in the form of card games and Smartphone applications in French and English.
Exploring the new maritime routes opening in the far north, he has been leading a training course in ice navigation on a simulator, unique in France since 2013. His involvement in this field has led him to join the IMO’s International HTW Working Group, which has been preparing the training framework for crews under the Polar Code since January 2017 and for which he has become the rapporteur. In this capacity, he is the Ice Navigation referent for the Maritime Affairs Directorate. His expertise on the Polar Code led him to cooperate with the Canadian Coast Guard to establish a reference system for ice navigation training in both French and English. He is responsible for Polar Code certification training, in particular for Bridge Officers of Ponant companies, crews of the Astrolabe icebreaker of the French Navy and Ifremer vessels. He regularly boarded ships in 2013 on board Ponant’s Austral in the Antarctic Peninsula; in June 2015, he accompanied a class of Ensm aboard the tall training ship Kruzenshtern in the Barents Sea and made a stopover in Murmansk and then in Arkhangelsk; in December 2018, he boarded the Astrolabe icebreaker for a rotation in Antarctica which took him to the French scientific base in Dumont D’Urville. His recognized expertise, particularly in relation to the Polar Code, has led him to participate in various conferences and seminars. It regularly collaborates with the Foundation for Strategic Research, the Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy to shed light on the maritimeization of the poles.
The recognition of his work is confirmed by his election to the Académie de Marine in 2013 in the “Navigation and Oceanology” section.

Titre : PC1EM

Domaine de compétence :

Enseignement : Navigation Manoeuvre Colregs Glace
Expertise : Manoeuvre et navigation Glace

Contact : herve.baudu@supmaritime.fr


« Traité de manœuvre », Marine Editions 2012 – 3ème édition ; Grand Prix 2012 de l’Académie de marine

« Shiphandling », version anglaise du Traité de manœuvre Ed Dokmar 2014 – 2sd édition

« Colregs et sécurité du trafic maritime » Marine Editions 2016

« Ouvrages généraux 2 – RIPAM » illustration de l’ouvrage – Shom 2016

« Colregs Pro », application en français et anglais pour smartphones – iPhone et Android 2017

« La maritimisation des pôles » Annuaire Français de Relations Internationales à paraître 2019

Etude de « La manœuvrabilité des porte-conteneurs géants » ; revue Afcan n°99 octobre 2013

« Rupture de l’amarrage du Napoléon Bonaparte » ; Rapport d’enquête BEAmer octobre 2013

« How to handle a ship – book review »; gcaptain novembre 2014

Conférence « gestion du risque et des factures humains sur les navires marchands » ; écoles de perfectionnement des officiers sous-mariniers Alfan ; chaque année depuis 2015

Etude sur le « talonnage du Mega Express 5 »; Rapport d’enquête BEAmer mai 2015

« Ship handling : Brush up on Maneuvering »; MarineLink.com; July 2015

Interview filmée de Michel Rocard, Ambassadeur des pôles sur « la problématique des pôles » ; Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqSikcbSTUY novembre 2015

« Formation et perspectives à la navigation en hautes latitudes », colloque Ensm novembre 2015

Etude sur « la rupture d’amarres du Paglia Orba » ; Rapport d’enquête BEAmer janvier 2016

Ouvrages généraux 2 « Règlement international pour prévenir les abordages en mer » ; illustration des Règles ; janvier 2016

Revue de l’Afcan n°109 « Navigation en hautes latitudes » mai 2016

« Référentiels de formation des stages de base et Avancé pour les officiers Pont des navires opérant en eaux polaires », Arrêté DAM de décembre 2016

Article Mer&Marine « formation à l’Ensm pour les navires exploités dans les eaux polaires » ; février 2017

Conférence Wista « Maritimisation des Pôles » ; mars 2017

Préface Ephémérides nautiques – « Point astronomiques » ; Revue Navigation n° 252 janvier 2017

Hors-série Le marin « portrait PC1EM Hervé Baudu » du 23 novembre 2017

Conférence Ambassade de Finlande, « Polar Code » juin 2018

« Formation à la navigation polaire à l’Ensm » ; Jeune Marine n°243 – juin 2018

Etudes marines CESM N°13 « Le Marin connecté » ; janvier 2018

Etudes « La maritimisation des pôles » ; Direction Générale des Relations internationales et de la Stratégique et Fondation de la Recherche Stratégique juin 2018





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