Fundamentals of Ice Navigation (Meeting the guidelines of IMO's MSCC/Circ. 1056 and MEPC/Circ. 399, Chapter 14)

Certificate Awarded

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Watchkeeping Mate

Course Description

The purpose of the course is to introduce the student to the essential information and tools required to conduct effective, safe, and economic voyages through ice-infested waters.  

Course Outline

1.0 Ice Regimes

2.0 Regulations and Publications

3.0 Vessel Characteristics

4.0 Manoeuvring in Ice

5.0 Navigation in Ice

6.0 Icebreaker Operations in Canada and the Baltic

7.0 Effects of Extreme Low Temperatures

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