Ship Manoeuvring and Handling

General information

Scope:

The Ship Manoeuvring and Handling course has been designed to meet the requirements of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, Table A-II/2. Taking the IMO Model Course 7.02 as a guideline.

Course content:

  • Handling ships in rivers, estuaries and restricted waters;
  • Use of propulsion and manoeuvring systems;  
  • Choice of anchorage; 
  • Management and handling of ships in heavy weather;
  • Use of, and manoeuvring and and near, traffic separation schemes and in vessel traffic service (VTS) area;
  • Practical measures to be taken when navigating in or near ice conditions;
  • Importance of navigating at reduced speed to avoid damage caused by own ship's bow wave and stern wave.
Objective:

Those who succesfully complete this course should achieve the required standard of competence to proactively participate as members of an efficient bridge team.

Contact Person: Bie Van Deun / Mathias Smidt (training@hzs.be)

Content

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1041 - Navigation and seamanship

Venue

Venue: Antwerp Maritime Academia
Antwerp, Belgium

Application


Cost:

790 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water). Program can be tailored to specific shipping company operations. 


Prerequisites:

STCW A-II/1

Qualification

Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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