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LARGE VESSEL HANDLING

LARGE VESSEL HANDLING

Target Audience

The aim at Senior Deck Officers to increase knowledge and maneuvering skills to safely and efficiently handle large vessels, during various seagoing conditions e.g. increases in wind, waves and current, during port approaches and port navigation.

Course Content

On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

 

  • Demonstrate maneuvering skills under various situations alongside other vessels and  anchoring
  • Demonstrate ship handling in restricted waters - maneuvering in rivers or channels
  • Demonstrate berthing or mooring operations and working safely with Tugs
  • Demonstrate emergency ship maneuvering and possible machinery failures
Entry Standards

Navigating Officers who are joining vessels more than 100,000t DWT

Facilities

Classroom, bridge simulator.

Teaching Method

Classroom lectures and simulator exercises.

Guidelines

STCW Section B-V/a.

Course Duration

3 days.

Assessment

Theoretical exam and practical evaluation.

Certification

Attendance certificate upon successful completion of tests and exercises.

Venue

This course is regularly offered by our MTCs, and may be available online, please contact your regional Maritime Training Centre (MTC) or for BSM employees kindly contact your local Crew Service Centre (CSC) for the next available course.