NAB2014 Navigation III
Course description for academic year 2021/2022
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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
NAB1026 Navigation I
Recommended previous knowledge
NAB1027 Navigation II
Lectures and simulator exercises
Compulsory learning activities
- 4 written assignments. All four must be approved in order to take the final exam.
- Mandatory weekly simulator exercises throughout the teaching period. Max 1 "not approved".
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
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