The Operational Use of ECDIS Systems (Generic)
 
Code
R005
Language
English
Approval
BSH (Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency)
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
  • Display and function of other navigational information
  • Errors in displayed datas
  • Errors of interpretation
  • Status indications, indicators and alarms
  • Documentation
  • Integrity monitoring
  • Back-up
  • 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
Certification
On successful completion the participant will receive a MTC certificate

  • incl. type specific Wärtsilä-SAM Electronics ECDIS (chart pilot, multipilot)
Facilities
Radar and ECDIS Simulator, classroom, individual workstations
Teaching Method
Exercise, demonstration, lectures, assessment
Guidelines
IMO Model Course 1.27, IMO Resolution A.817(19)
STCW 1978 as amended
Course Duration
5 days / 40 hours
Price
EUR 1.600,00
(p. person, net excl. VAT 19%)
Schedule
Course Dates
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