Professional Practice for Mates (VS)
Content according to IMO Model course 7.01 and 7.03:
- VOYAGE PLANNING AND NAVIGATION FOR ALL CONDITIONS
- Logbooks and voyage records
- POSITION DETERMINATION IN ALL CONDITIONS
- Modern electronic navigational aids with specific knowledge of their operating principles, limitations, sources of error, detection of misrepresentation of information and methods of correction to obtain accurate position fixing
- Knowledge of voyage data recorders (VDR) and bridge navigational watchkeeping alarm systems (BNWAS)
- SYNOPTIC CHARTS AND WEATHER FORECASTING
- Synoptic and prognostic charts and forecasts from any source
- Weather forecasting
- CHARACTERISTICS OF VARIOUS WEATHER SYSTEMS
- Tropical revolving storms (TRS)
- Main types of floating ice, their origins and movements
- Guiding principles relating to the safety of navigation in the vicinity of ice
- Conditions leading to ice accretion on ship's superstructures, dangers and remedies available
- OCEAN CURRENT SYSTEMS
- Surface water circulation of the ocean and principal adjoining seas
- Principle of voyage planning with respect to weather conditions and wave height
- EMERGENCY TOWING ARRANGEMENTS AND TOWING PROCEDURES
- Emergency towing arrangements and towing procedures
- MANOEUVRING AND HANDLING A SHIP IN ALL CONDITIONS
- Manoeuvring in shallow water including the reduction in under-keel clearance caused by squat, rolling and pitching
- Types of anchor; choice of anchorage; anchoring with one or two anchors in limited anchorages and factors involved in determining the length of anchor cable to be used
- Procedures for anchoring in deep water and in shallow water
- Dragging anchor; clearing fouled anchors
- Dry-docking, both with and without damage
- Precautions in manoeuvring to launch rescue boats and survival craft in bad weather
- Methods of taking on board survivors from rescue boats and survival craft
- Importance of navigating at reduced speed to avoid damage caused due to own ship's bow and stern waves
- ACTIONS TO LIMIT DAMAGE AND SALVE THE SHIP FOLLOWING A FIRE, EXPLOSION, COLLISION OR GROUNDING
- PREPARATION OF CONTINGENCY PLANS FOR RESPONSE TO EMERGENCIES
Content according to IMO Model course 1.24:
Training in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats in accordance with the requirements of STCW A-VI / 2 and IMO Model Course 1.24.
Goals and competencies
Knowledge of maritime skills and expertise and responsibilities regarding basic safety requirements at sea.
At the end of the course, students must independently run the vessel in all conditions.
Implementation of the learning content in accordance with the STCW Convention A-II / 1, A-II / 2 and the "Master and Chief Mate (Model course 7.01)" and "Officer in charge of a navigational watch, (Model course 7.03)", IMO Model Course 1.24, International Maritime Organization, London, 2014.
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