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NAUT 1888 - General Seamanship - Master 3000 GT Domestic

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course is a tutorial course that reviews contents required for an oral examination with Transport Canada Examiner. The main contents that are reviewed are International maritime law embodied in international agreements and conventions; compliance with legislative requirements to ensure SOLAS; International Medical Guides for ship; Maintaining a safe navigational watch; Lifesaving and distress signals; Weather routeing; Ship-handling under various weather conditions; manoeuvring characteristics; anchoring and mooring; operations of small ships power plant; IMO and IAMSAR; response to emergencies; search and rescue; seaworthiness; towing operations; rigging, and other seamanship related topics.

Credits

4.0

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Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the students will be able to:

  • Explain general manoeuvring characteristics of merchant vessels of all types.
  • Describe the effects of wind and current on ship-handling.
  • Explain principles to be observed in keeping a safe navigational watch as set out in the STCW code A-VIII/2
  • Recognise and understand the meanings of life saving and distress signals.
  • Describe components and preparation of voyage planning.
  • Use weather forecast in planning of voyage.
  • Describe operations of small ships power plant and auxiliary units.
  • State the certificates and documents that are required to be carried on board International and Domestic vessels by International Conventions and their validity.
  • Describe preparation of a vessel for inspections and surveys.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

NAUT 1888 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 3000GT Domestic
    Part-time   Certificate

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