The course conducted on a full mission simulator is a training course for Masters in handling manoeuvers in Port, rivers, canals and handling emergencies during these scenarios.
This course meets the training requirements of IMO Model course 1.22, Ship Simulator and Bridge Teamwork and satisfies the STCW requirements of Section A-II/2, Section A-VIII/2 and guidance given in B-VIII/2 for Navigation and Watchkeeping at the Management level.
Each participant holds the conn during varying manoeuvers and is trained in the finer aspects of port, canal, river manoeuvering including planning aspects as per company guidelines, slow speed ship handling, using turning basins, berthing, unberthing with tugs and handling any emergency therewith under the guidance of a pilot and faculty.
The course also satisfies the 5 yearly refresher training on navigation and ship handling.
The expertise of a marne pilot is used in the course.