Marine Surveillance of Offshore Windparks

 
Code
O001
Language
English, German
Description
The aim of this course is to qualify personnel without prior experience in the shipping to execute efficient surveillance of offshore windparks.
Objectives
  • Legal aspects
  • Basic principles of shipping (including but not limited to)
    • Basic knowledge of COLREGs
    • Basic knowledge of Aids to Navigation
    • Understand and use of IMO SMCP
    • Basic knowledge of relevant types of vessels, propulsion systems, stability and bridge procedures
  • Basic principles of meteorology
  • Practical exercises with VTS simulator (including but not limited to)
    • Coordination of internal traffic
    • Monitoring of external traffic
    • Assessment of situation
    • Reaction towards unusual incidents
    • Knowledge and application of emergency response plan and reporting procedures
    • Handover of the watch
Entry Standards
The course is aimed at participants who are employed or intend to be employed for the surveillance of offshore windparks. The knowledge of English language is required.
 
A O004 – Marine Radio training (SRC training) should be done prior to this training.
Certification
On successful completion the participant will receive a MTC certificate
Facilities
VTS Simulator, classroom
Teaching Method
Simulations, lectures, discussions, assessment
Guidelines
Procedure guideline „Seeraumbeobachtung Offshore Windparks“ (Marine Surveillance of Offshore Windparks)
 
Good practice guideline „The safe management of small service vessels used in the offshore wind industry“
Course Duration
4 days
Price
On request
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