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TN203721 - Applied Navigation 3

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Reflection note 30/100
Simulator 70/100 2 hours

Course content

The course covers the requirements for practical knowledge in STCW Chapter II, section A-II / 2, function Navigation at the management level within the courses listed below.

  • Nautical publications (charts, pilot descriptions, tide tables, current atlases, beacons, etc.)
  • Use of ECDIS as an aid in coastal navigation and open waters
  • Use of radar to secure coastal sailing
  • Use of Rate of Turn (ROT) and ship maneuver characteristics
  • Understanding of the ship's maneuvering characteristics and standard maneuver tests
  • Groundwater and canal effect / Operation in narrow waters and canals
  • Mooring and anchoring arrangement
  • Towing and use of tugboats
  • Operation in ice (Polar Code Basic course)
  • Planning of overseas and coastal voyages
  • Risk assessment, as well as assessment of necessary margins for safe sailing
  • Ships logbooks and documentation of the passage
  • Establishment of Watchkeeping bridge routines
  • VTS, pilotage services, monitoring and reporting regimes
  • Application of Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (COLREGs)

Learning outcome

By completing this a diploma for completing Costal Navigation training for Cadet Pilot exemption diploma is issued.

The candidate is to demonstrate:

Prepare:

  • Voyage planning for all conditions, including coastal waters, and open sea
  • Watchplan for safe manning for the entire voyage
  • Reporting in accordance with prevailing reporting schemes
  • A passageplan that can be used for the entire bridge crew
  • Briefing before operations

Planning:

  • Costal passage and open water voyage in ECDIS
  • Costal passage, where all limitations including tidal conditions and current is evaluated
  • Of activities in connection to the normal operation of the vessel
  • Reporting in accordance with relevant regulations in the waters of the voyage
  • A complete voyage with a watchplan that ensures safe manning at all times

Execute:

  • Complete passageplan as a means of safeguarding the passage in ECDIS
  • Voyage in accordance with current regulations for the relevant sailing area
  • Voyage in accordance with the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (COLREGs)
  • Actively utilize propeller and rudder to safeguard the voyage in accordance with current area and COLREGs
  • Apply correct tools for quality assessment of the vessels position in accordance with the passageplan
  • Make correct reports in accordance with relevant regulations
  • Tidal calculations for the current passage
  • Standard maneuver trials

Evaluate

  • Which tools are best to ensure the passage at all times
  • Quality of own passageplan - and documentation of the voyage
  • The quality of position input to ECDIS by means of best suitable tools
  • Own development of abilities

Learning methods and activities

The course consists of a series of simulators and lab exercises, exercise plan will be published at semester start.

All exercises must be completed and approved to sit for the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oblig

Further on evaluation

All exercises must be completed and approved in order to participate in the exam.

Grades A - F are set based on

  1. Assessment of submitted written reflection note for each exercise (30%)
  2. Completed practical exam in simulator (70%)

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Nautical Studies (353MN)
Nautical Studies (353YV)

Course materials

Norvald Kjerstad: latest edition Carriage of ships with navigation control

Norvald Kjerstad: Navigation for maritime studies

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Nautic
Contact information

Examination

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Reflection note 30/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn UTS Simulator 70/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Reflection note 30/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Simulator 70/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

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