BASIC OPRNS. OF NAV. AIDS, RADAR, GPS, ECHO SOUN., DOPP., ECDIS,...ETC

Course Properties

Course date: 17-12-2017
Course End Date: 21-12-2017
Location Sharm El-Sheikh

Course Description:

     The course includes the Basic navigational instruments, radio direction finders, echo-sounders and speed measurement, speed logs, radar navigation, basic radar and plotting, open water exercise in the application of COLREG 1972, exercises in navigation and collision avoidance in confined and congested waters and exercises in and near traffic separation schemes.


Course Objective:

   The participants shall acquire sufficient knowledge on the basic principles of the most commonly used electronic navigational aids and to select the best suitable navigational system on board in a given situation and effectively use the instruments.  The student shall also be able to handle the instruments properly and apply correctly the information obtained to fix the ship’s position.


Who Should Attend:

               • Commercial shipping

               • Tug operators

               • Fishery fleets

               • Naval fleets

               • Research vessels and other specialised applications

               • Coast Guard, Police and Customs vessels

Course Contents:

               • Familiarization and Principle Aspects

               • Sensors and Vessel Positioning

               • Chart Operation

               • Voyage Monitoring

               • ARPA Operation

               • Radar Overlay

               • Route Planning and Route Monitoring

               • Navigational Tasks

               • Ships’ Logbook Function

               • Indicators and Alarms

               • User Charts and Graphic Editor

 

               • ELECTRONIC NAVIGATIONAL INSTRUMENTS

                                Satellite Navigation System

                                Global Positioning System (GPS)

                                Radio direction finders and Automatic Identification System (A.I.S)

                                Echo-sounders and speed measurement

                                Electronic Speed logs

                                Electronic Chart Display (ECDIS)


               • RADAR NAVIGATION

                                Familiarization with the simulator's "own ship" characteristics and controls

                                Basic radar and plotting

                                Open  water exercise in the application of COLREG 1972

                                Exercises in navigation and collision avoidance in confined and congested waters                           

                                 Exercises in and near traffic separation schemes