R005

The Operational Use of ECDIS Systems (Generic)

Venue

Hamburg

Language

English

Duration

5 days

Price

€ 1.300 (p. person, net, excl. VAT)

Description

  • Legal aspects and requirements
  • Principal types of electronic charts
  • 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 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

Certification

BSH approved MTC certificate

Facilities

Ship Handling Simulator, classroom, individual workstations

Teaching Method

Exercise, demonstration, lectures, assessment

Guidelines

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

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