POLAR NAVIGATION BASIC TRAINING (STCW)

Course/event Title: BASIC TRAINING FOR SHIPS OPERATING IN POLAR WATERS

Reference to standard: STCW A-VI/4 and STCW code A-V/4-1

This course provides training to navigation officers to operate ships in polar waters and to address those additional provisions deemed necessary for consideration beyond existing requirements of the SOLAS and MARPOL Conventions, in order to take into account the climatic conditions of polar waters and to meet appropriate standards of maritime safety and pollution prevention. Learning objectives and learner outcomes:

Be able to read an ice-chart

Have knowledge on traffic restrictions in ice

Have basic knowledge on manoeuvring in ice

Be aware of the dangers with freezing of equipment

Have basic knowledge on voyage planning in ice

Accommodation: if you require so, we shall arrange hotel for you. The hotel is high quality 3 star SPA hotel. Hotel fee is 45 EUR per night single room, breakfast included. Transfer to training centre and back to hotel is complimentary.