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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.
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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
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