Electronic Chart Display And Information System
This course aims to provide participants the knowledge, understanding and skills for passage planning, updating, monitoring and voyage recording using Electronic Chart Display & Information System (ECDIS).
It covers the theoretical and practical integration of Electronic Chart Display & Information System with other navigational equipment.
The course complies with the requirement(s) of Regulation V/20 of the SOLAS 1974 Convention as amended.
After successful completion of the course, the participants will have the knowledge of the capability and limitations of Electronic Chart Display & Information System. Proficiency in operation, interpretation and analysis of information obtained from Electronic Chart Display & Information System including:
- monitoring information on Electronic Chart Display & Information System in a manner that contributes to safe navigation.
- obtaining information from Electronic Chart Display & Information System including radar overlay and radar tracking functions when fitted.
- Interpretation and taking into account the limitations of the equipment, all connected sensors (including radar and AIS where interfaced) and prevailing circumstances and conditions.
3. Entry Requirement
The course is open to Masters, deck officers and trainee deck officers. Minimum age is 18 years old.
4. Course Intake Limitation
The total number of trainees shall not be more than 24 trainees per course.
5 days (40 hours)