SHIP SIMULATOR AND BRIDGE TEAMWORK — MODEL COURSE 1.22
|D O W N L O A D|
This IMO Model Course was developed to cover the main aspects of bridge teamwork and ship simulator, as it is implied by the title. The students who have completed the course will be considered as having sufficient experience in ship handling under different conditions. They will be able to effectively contribute to the bridge team work when the maneuvering of the ship takes place, including both normal and emergency cases.
They will be duly familiarized with the use of the shipboard diesel engines, and get better understanding of the different effects on ship, such as the shallow water effect, current and wind effects, narrow channels, bank effect etc. They will also develop the required awareness of the critical significance of the voyage planning and maneuvering and get themselves duly prepared in shipboard communication style and mental model of the passage.
In addition to that, the efficient ship bridge procedures and team work using the good ship handling and watchkeeping practices will be understood which will contribute to the safety of navigation. Note that the trainees are expected to possess some six month ship sailing experience before getting enrolled in the subject course.
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