The Operational Use of ECDIS Systems (Refresher)
 
Code
R004
Language
English
Description
  • Legal aspects and requirements
  • Principal types of electronic charts
  • ECDIS data
  • Presentation of ECDIS data
  • Sensors
  • Basic navigational functions and settings
  • Specific functions for route planning
  • Specific functions for route monitoring
  • Updating
  • Errors in displayed datas
  • Errors of interpretation
  • Status indications, indicators and alarms
  • Documentation
  • Risk of over-reliance of ECDIS
Objectives
  • operation of ECDIS equipment including type specific SAM Electronics ECDIS
  • use of navigational functions of ECDIS
  • ECDIS data and their presentation
  • system related limitations and dangers
  • route planning, route monitoring
  • analysis of nautical alarms
  • impact of performance limits of sensors on the safe use of ECDIS
  • over reliance on ECDIS
  • essential legal aspects of the use of ECDIS
Entry Standards
Officers in charge of a navigational watch, nautical officers in charge of the management level, pilots who like to update their knowledge about ECDIS and have passed a previous ECDIS course.
Certification
On successful completion the participant will receive a MTC certificate
Facilities
Radar and ECDIS Simulator, classroom, individual workstations
Teaching Method
Exercise, demonstration, lectures, assessment
Guidelines
IMO IMO Resolution A.817(19)
STCW 1978 as amended
Course Duration
3 days / 24 hours
Price
EUR 980,00
(p. person, net excl. VAT 19%)
Schedule
Course Dates
Including preparation of inspections and audits.
 
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