The Operational Use of ECDIS Systems (Refresher)

Code

R004

Venue

Hamburg

Duration

3 days

Language

English/German

Description

  • Legal aspects and requirements
  • Types of electronic charts
  • Presentation of ECDIS data
  • Sensors
  • Basic navigational functions and settings
  • Specific functions for route planning
  • Specific functions for route monitoring
  • Chart Updates
  • Potential errors of interpretation and displayed data
  • Status indications, indicators and alarms
  • Documentation
  • Risk of overreliance

Objectives

  • Operation of ECDIS equipment including type specific Wärtsilä-SAM Electronics ECDIS
  • Use of navigational functions of ECDIS
  • ECDIS data and its presentation
  • System related limitations and risks
  • Route planning, route monitoring
  • Analysis of chart and sensor alarms
  • Sensor limitations and its impact on the safe use of ECDIS
  • Overreliance 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 certificate of MTC

Facilities

Ship Handling Simulator, classroom, individual workstations

Teaching Method

Exercise, demonstration, lectures, assessment

Guidelines

IMO IMO Resolution A.817(19)
STCW 78 as amended

Including preparation of inspections and audits

Schedule

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