Advanced Training for Ships operating in polar waters

B006 Advanced Training for Ships operating in polar waters

COURSE FRAMEWORK

CODE B006

COURSE TITLE

Advanced 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:

  • understanding of the basic requirements for structure, stability and subdivision, machinery, lifesaving appliances, fire protection, voyage planning, ship routeing, navigation systems and equipment, radio communication, pollution prevention equipment, liability and safety management systems, as applicable to the different types and sizes of ship which may undertake voyages in polar waters;

  • ability to contribute to safe operation of vessels operating 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 manoeuvres in order to safely operate ships in polar waters.

ENTRY STANDARDS

Masters, Chief Officers and Deck Officers basic training course for ships operating in Polar waters needs to be passed and 2 month approved sea going service within polar waters

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

7.12

COURSE DURATION

30 hours

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