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NAB2014 Navigation III

Course description for academic year 2019/2020

Contents and structure

  • Shallow water and interaction effects
  • Mooring and anchoring
  • Tugs in ship handling
  • Ice navigation
  • Ship in emergencies
  • Adverse weather and weather routeing
  • Colreg
  • Dead reckoning navigation
  • Great circle navigation
  • Time and timekeeping
  • Celestial navigation
  • Passage planning

  • The subject covers relevant IMO requirements stated in STCW78 found in tables A-II/1 and A-II/2.
  • This course is in combination with the courses NAB1026 Navigation I and NAB1027 Navigation II forms the foundation for course diploma for ARPA, ECDIS and AIS.
  • This course in combination with NAB1026 Practical Navigation I, NAB1027 Navigation II and NAB3010 Operational Management forms the foundation for the BRM course diploma.

Learning Outcome

Knowledge

The student

  • Has thorough knowledge Colreg. and use of these in all situations
  • Has knowledge about different types of tugs, and use of these in harbour operations
  • Has knowledge of different ship components and design that form the basis for ship manoeuvrability
  • Knows the effects wind, waves and current have on ship manoeuvre capability
  • Has knowledge of ship interaction and shallow water effect, principles for use of pilot and piloting technics
  • Has knowledge of anchoring and mooring equipment and use of these
  • Has knowledge of ice navigation and operation in adverse weather and weather routing
  • Has thorough knowledge of passage planning in all navigable waters and under all conditions
  • Has thorough knowledge of the contents in the manual IAMSAR Vol III
  • Has thorough knowledge of transmarine passage planning and monitoring, including dead reckoning and celestial navigation

 

 

 

 

Skills

 The student

  • Can make a complete passage planning by the use of chart and other nautical publications
  • Can determine the ship`s position by use of celestial and terrestrial navigation technics in all waters
  • Can handle a ship under all conditions, including manoeuvring in shallow waters and narrows
  • Can use the procedures in IAMSAR III
  • Can apply the Colregs. during a voyage
  • Can manoeuvre a vessel under influence of different environmental conditions

 

Competence

The student

  • Can at simulator navigate and handle a vessel under different environmental conditions
  • Has skills in manoeuvring in harbours under different environmental conditions in simulator exercises
  • Can apply his/her knowledge on practical and theoretical problems in passage planning, monitorering and executing a voyage under all conditions, and make reflected decisions based on this knowledge
  • Can, based on an incident rapport, explain which Colreg. rules that are violated and what action could been taken to avoid the close quarter situation
  • Can participate and co-ordinate a SAR operations as described in IAMSAR Vol III

Entry requirements

Navigation I

Recommended previous knowledge

Navigation II

Teaching methods

Lectures and simulator exercises

Compulsory learning activities

Yes, written assignments and simulator execises

Assessment

Practical exam will be held in the simulator. Weight 30 %. Grade A - F

Written exam, 5 hrs, may be conduted electronically. Weight 70 %. Grade A - F

Examination support material

- divider and parallell ruler.

-  divider and parallell ruler.

Astronomiske- og andre navigasjonstabeller, 1990

Calculator and "Teknisk formelsamling (Pedersen, Gustavsen, Kaasa og Olsen) is handed out during the exam..

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Course reductions

  • NAB1016 - Navigasjonsinstrument II - Reduction: 1 studypoints