Basic Training for Ships operating in polar waters

B005 Basic Training for Ships operating in polar waters

COURSE FRAMEWORK

CODE B005

COURSE TITLE

Basic Training for Ships operating in polar waters

COURSE APPROVED BY

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Maritime Administration of: Panama, Republic of Marshall Islands, Ukraine

LANGUAGE Russian, English
SCOPE

This course is practical and theoretical and consists of a series of exercises performed on a ship handling simulator during ice navigation. Classroom lectures, to provide the necessary theoretical background for the exercises, are included. The exercises increase in complexity as the course progresses and as trainees become familiar with the ice navigation of the ships and its response to the engine and helm in various conditions.

OBJECTIVES

A trainee successfully completing this course will gain:

  • ability to contribute to safe operation of vessels in polar waters;

  • understanding of ice characteristics and areas where different types of ice can be expected in the area of operation;

  • understanding of vessel performance in ice and low air temperature;

  • understanding of safe operations and ship manoeuvrability in ice;

  • awareness to monitor and ensure compliance with legislative requirements;

  • understanding to apply safe working practices and to respond to emergencies

  • understanding and awareness of correct crew preparation, working conditions and safety;

  • understanding the need to ensure compliance with pollution prevention

  • requirements and prevent environmental hazards;
    understanding skills to perform maneuvers in order to safely operate ships in polar waters.

ENTRY STANDARDS

masters, chief officers or officer in charge of navigational

watch, chief engineers and engine officers, cadets

CERTIFICATION

Certificate on successful completion of the training course to be issued.

STUDENT NUMBER

LIMITATION

The maximum number of course attendees is 8

STAFF REQUIREMENTS

The course is conducted by qualified instructors that hold a valid Master’s license and have an adequate experience in this subject.

FACILITIES & EQUIPMENT

TRANSAS Simulator “Navi-Trainer 5000” vers.5.30

TEACHING AIDS

Whiteboard and DVD player, overhead projector, placards, audio and video aids, PowerPoints,

TEACHING METHOD

Theory in a classroom, practical exercises at Navi-Trainer 5000” simulator

BASED UPON IMO MODEL COURSES

7.11

COURSE DURATION

34 hours

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