Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems
Course 211

Satisfy the Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems training requirements and get some of the necessary shiphandling assessments completed along the way! Learn about the capabilities of various vessels, the effect of shallow water, MOB maneuvers and much more; while experiencing some of these scenarios in our Full-Mission Bridge Simulators. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

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Shiphandling & Steering – Basic: OICNW - Course #211
 
This 5 day course covers turning circles and stopping distance in deep and shallow water, man overboard procedures, anchoring and many other facets of shiphandling and steering control for the Officers in Charge of a Navigation Watch. This course utilizes the MPT SMART TM  Center’s Full Mission – DNV Class A Ship Simulators.
 

This course will satisfy the Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems course satisfying the competency requirements of Table A-II/1 of the STCW, as amended 2010, and:

  • The Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xi) for an STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) for vessels of 500 GT (ITC) or more (Operational Level); AND
  • The Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.309(a)(3) and 11.319(a)(3); STCW Code Section A-II/1 and Table A-II/1, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVICs 12-14(Ch-4) and 02-18(Ch-1) Tasks 1.8.A, 1.8.B, 9.1.A, 9.2.A, 9.2.B, 9.3.A, 9.4 [NVIC 12-14(Ch-4) only], 9.4.A [NVIC 02-18(Ch-1) only], and 9.5.A; AND
  • The Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.317(a)(2) and 11.321(a)(2); STCW Code Section A-II/3 and Table A-II/3, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVIC 13-14(Ch-3) Tasks 1.10.A, 1.10.B, 1.10.C, 1.10.D, 5.1.A, 5.1.B, 5.1.C, and 5.3.A.

 

Applicants who have successfully completed our course need not present completed Task Control Sheets for these assessments in application for STCW certification.

 

Subjects:
  • Turning CircleStopping Distance
  • Effects of Wind and Current
  • Man Overboard Maneuvers
  • Shallow Water Effects
  • Anchoring
  • Steering Control Systems
  • And much more
  


5 day class in Fort Lauderdale

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PASSPORT for Photo ID, Paper, Pencils, Highlighter, Calculator, Eraser, Plotting Tools & Bowditch (optional)

 

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Testimonials

It was a great week. All went fine. The lecturer was profesional with knowledge of the subject. The rooms were cleaned. The front staff friendly and helpful.
Sylvester, Friday April 2021
Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems
A great course that became phenomenal when coupled with the knowledge and expertise provided by our instructor (Mr. Fields). Also want to highlight the perfect tempo of the class with the right mix of instruction and time afforded in the simulators to hone ship driving skills. This course met every expectation and much more!
Thomas, Friday June 2015
Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems