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Bridge Team And Resource Management - Level 3 - Port Manoeuvring And Emergency Handling

Training Requirement: TMSA - 3a, 5a, SIRE 2.0 - 3.3.1, RightShip RISQ - 2b (2-6)

Entry Criteria:     Master as a 5-year refresher training

Course Duration:     5 Days

Course Description

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.

Contents of the course

  • Principles of ship handling – turning circle, shallow water effects, wind and current effects.
  • Emergency Manoeuvres - Ship handling with navigational equipment failures.
  • Management of Navigational Emergencies.
  • Anchoring in congested waters, anchoring in an emergency.
  • Planning a passage to berth, berthing and unberthing manoeuver.
  • Using turning basins in the port
  • Effective use of tugs
  • Critical manoeuvers during berthing / unberthing
  • Slow speed control countering environmental forces.
  • Manoeuvring through narrow channels with strong cross winds and current.
  • Application of the principles of Bridge Resource Management.

Please find below the list of documents required to get on the first day of the classroom course.
  1. 2 passport size photographs,
  2. Copies of Passport, CDC, COC & INDOS No.