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620 Advanced Ship Handling (Shiphandling)


$ 4,999.00

Course Duration

10 Days


Course Description

Advanced Shiphandling - Course #620
 This 10 day course covers normal and emergency shiphandling to the Master’s level including search and rescue operations. It utilizes MPT’s full mission SMART TM Simulation Center.

Any applicant who successfully completes your Advanced Shiphandling (MARTPT-22) course will satisfy:

  • The approved training requirements of 46 CFR 11.305(a)(3)(i) and 11 .307(a)(3)(i) for STCW endorsements as Chief Mate or Master on vessels of 3,000 GT or more and 46 CFR 11.311(a)(3)(i) and 11.313(a)(3)(i) for STCW Code, as amended 2010, endorsements as Master or Chief Mate on vessels of more than 500 GT and less than 3,000 GT; AND
  • The following Advanced Shiphandling practical assessments performed during this course have been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines Tasks, as documented in NVICs 10-14 and 11-14 Tasks For Master or Chief Mate on Vessels of 3,000 GT or More and 500 GT or More and Less than 3,000 GT:
    • 8.1.A; 8.2.A; 8.3.A; 8.4.A; 9.11; 9.12; 9.13, 9.14; and 9.15. In addition, as part of this course, the approved instructor is authorized to sign a student's Record of Assessment for successful demonstration of the following tasks; 8.5.A; 8.6.A; 8.7.A; 9.1.A; 9.2.A; 9.3.A; 9.4.A; 9.5.A; 9.6.A; 9.6.B; 9.7.A; 9.8.A; 9.9.A; 9.9.B; 9.16.A; 9.16.B; 9.17.A; 16.1.A; 16.4.A; 16.4.B; 16.5.A; and 16.5.B.


Subjects Include:

  • Docking and Undocking
  • Operating in Restricted Waters
  • Anchoring
  • Using Tugs
  • Responding to Shiphandling Emergencies
            Heavy Weather Tactics

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