This course is a tutorial course that reviews content required for an oral examination with a Transport Canada Examiner. The main contents that are reviewed are the International Maritime Conventions; compliance with the legislative requirements to ensure maintaining a safe navigational watch, ship handling under various weather conditions, safe towing operations, lifesaving and distress procedures and signals, search and rescue, and other seamanship-related topics.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Describe measures and compliance with legislative requirements to ensure Safety of Life at Sea and marine environment protection.
- Explain ship manoeuvring and handling in all conditions.
- Explain cargo handling and stowage.
- Illustrate the response to navigational emergencies.
- Outline organizing and crew management.
- Outline search and rescue operations coordination.
- Develop emergency and damage control plans.
Effective as of Fall 2009
General Seamanship Chief Mate (NAUT 1885) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Transportation
- Chief Mate
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