Introduction. Aim. Historical overview. Terrestrial coordinates, nautical charts, navigation publications, plotting and position lines, navigation aids, compass corrections including Azimuths and Amplitudes, charts and chart work, logbooks and voyage planning. The computation of tides, and tidal currents. Maneuvering elements of the ship, STW, SOG, speed. Wind, current, distance, water depth measure. Terrestrial navigation techniques and methods: Dead Reckoning, Proximity Systems, Distance based Navigation, Distance difference based Navigation, Distance ratio based Navigation, Angle-of-arrival based Navigation, Signature based Navigation, Cooperative navigation in radio and sensor networks. Navigational infrastructure. Navigational Electronical devices. IALA. COLREGs. Great-circle navigation or orthodromic navigation, loxodromic navigation.
Content according to IMO Model course 7.03:
TERRESTRIAL AND COASTAL NAVIGATION:
- Definitions - Earth
- Electronic charts
- Position lines and positions
- Chartwork exercises
- Information from charts, lists of lights and other publications
- IALA Buoyage System
THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF THE COLLISION REGULATIONS:
- Content, application and intent of International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended
ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS OF POSITION FIXING AND NAVIGATION:
- Magnetism of the earth and the ship's deviation
- Magnetic compass
Content according to IMO Model course 7.01:
PRINCIPLES OF THE MAGNETIC COMPASS
- Parts of the magnetic compass and their function
- Errors of the magnetic compass and their correction
Goals and competencies
To get knowledge of expertise and responsibilities regarding basic requirements for conducting navigation. To understand basic concepts and elements of ship management from the perspective of different terrestrial methods.
Knowledge and application of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG, 1972).
Students must be able to conduct terrestrial navigation in all conditions with the knowledge they have gained.
Implementation of the learning content among others include requirements in accordance with the provisions of the STCW Convention A-II / 1, A-II/2 and the recommendations of the »Master and Chief Mate (Model course 7.01)« and »Officer in charge of a navigational watch (Model course 7.03)« International Maritime Organization, London, 2014
The Admiralty Manual of Navigation Vol 1: Principles of Navigation
ISBN: 978 1 906915 64 3 (imamo izdaji iz 1964+1971)