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211 Basic Shiphandling & Steering Control Systems


$ 2,899.00

Course Duration

5 Days


Course Description

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 competency requirements of Table A-II/1 STCW Code, as amended, the training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xi) for certification as an Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500GT or more, specific Tasks from NVIC 12-14 (Ch-1): 1.8.A, 1.8.B, 9.1.A, 9.2.A, 9.2.B, 9.3.A, 9.4, and 9.5.A; AND the competency requirements of Table A-II/3 of the STCW Code, as amended, and training requirements of 46 CFR 11.317 for certification as a Master on Vessels of less than 500 GT limited to near coastal waters and 46 CFR 11.321 for OICNW on vessels of less than 500GT limited to near coastal waters, and the specific tasks from NVIC 13-14: 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.


Turning Circle
Stopping Distance
Effects of Wind and Current
Man Overboard Maneuvers
Shallow Water Effects
Steering Control Systems
And much more

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On Friday June 2015 Thomas said the following about
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!

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