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SHIP SIMULATOR AND BRIDGE TEAMWORK (STCW)

SHIP SIMULATOR AND BRIDGE TEAMWORK (STCW)

Target Audience

This course provides delegates with basic and advanced knowledge of ship handling principles and maneuvering different types of ships in different weather conditions and scenarios. It also practices use of different propulsion systems when mooring or anchoring with and without tugs in complex areas and conditions.  The course also cover bridge teamwork methods and best practice techniques.

Course Content

On successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles and forces acting to a ship
  • Apply standard maneuvering techniques in varying conditions
  • Understand the effects of Wind and Current on a vessel
  • Understand the effects of Shallow Water and Squat
  • Understand the effects of Bank and canal effects and ship to ship interaction
  • Use propulsion systems and rudders to control movement of the ship
  • Handle large vessels
  • Safely use tugs during mooring operations
  • Use communication equipment
  • Understand teamwork nest practice methods
Entry Standards

Holders of a COC based on the requirements of STCW A-II/1 or 2. 12 months approved seagoing service.

Facilities

Classroom, bridge simulator, ECDIS, Radar and ARPA displays, communications equipment 

Teaching Method

Lectures, videos, practical simulated exercises.

Guidelines

STCW Chapter II, elements of Table A-II/2. COLREGS, IMO Model Course 1.22

Course Duration

5 days.

Assessment

Written exams and practical assessments.

Certification

Course certificate upon successful completion leading to STCW certification.

Venue

This course is offered regularly in MTC Cyprus. Please contact your local Crew Service Centre for the next available course.