AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS (AIS) — IMO MODEL COURSE 1.34
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This IMO Model curse was developed to provide the trainees with the necessary info related to the generic us of the shipboard automatic identification systems, or AIS. The course is mainly aimed at the OOW serving on board vessels with the subject equipment installed. The idea is to contribute to both safety and security of the maritime shipping as well as protection of the marine environment.
The valuable informative instructions are provided, supplemented with the numerous illustrations showing the improper use of the AIS. All of the relevant guidelines and resolutions of the IMO has been duly reflected. The trainees, who have successfully completed all parts of this course, will be able to clearly state the system objectives and describe how it works, explain the benefits of the AIS and understand the associated technical limitations, and also conduct proper interpretation of the data and identification of the symbols used.
In addition to the above, they will be able to make proper decisions and demonstrate their competency in the usage of the system, send the safety messages and respond to them, apply the system during the SAR operations etc. The course is recommended to everyone and only to those about to join the vessel as the information provided will be useful for everyone.
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