MANOEUVRING AND NAVIGATION – ON SIMULATOR

PUBLIC CONCERNED

Officers in charge of the bridge watch at management level.

PREREQUISITES

Hold at least a first mate’s certificate.

OBJECTIVES

Training in port manoeuvres and in confined water environments, with or without assistance from tugs, in all wind and current situations, on all types of vessel (one or two shaft lines, fixed or steerable blades, slow diesel, semi-fast engines, azimuth thrusters, etc.).
Courses are tailored to the type of vessel and area required.

DURATION

24 hours / 3 days

NUMBER OF TRAINEES

Minimum 4 / Maximum 8

REFERENCE

STCW :
– Section A-I/12
– Table A-II/1

PROGRAMME

Theoretical principles of manoeuvring :
– Equilibrium positions
– Principles of use of a vessel equipped with a single shaft line with fixed blades driven by a slow diesel or two shaft lines with steerable blades driven by a semi-fast engine or propulsion by azimuth thrusters.
– Turning capacity
– Vessel’s ability to stop

Harbour manoeuvres with/without wind and with/without current
Shallow water manoeuvres
River manoeuvres
Interactions between passing ships
Bank effects
Manoeuvres with tugs
Lock manoeuvres
Mooring on a buoy
Ship to ship
Influence of the human factor in manoeuvring: cooperation with the pilot

COURSE LOCATION

Le Havre, Nantes and Marseille

SUPPORT

ENSM professors and working maritime pilots

END-OF-COURSE TEST

Yes

ATTESTATION WITH A VIEW TO ISSUING A STCW CERTIFICATE

Yes.
Course certificates are electronic and can be accessed directly on your seafarer’s portal as soon as you have successfully completed the course.
These certificates are valid for 12 months, during which time you can use the appropriate CERFA form to renew your certificates with Maritime Affairs.

CERTIFICATION/ATTESTATION RATE

The certification/attestation rate for this course is 100%.

SATISFACTION RATE

The certification/attestation rate for this course is 100% (2023)

RATES

1 500€