Navigation Systems and Instruments (NS/I)

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with knowledge to recognize the fallibility of electronic aids, and the importance of combining different methods and possessing a continuing ability and preparedness to fall back on basic, non-electronic navigation methods at any time.

Course Outline

1.0 Introduction to Navigation Systems and Instruments
2.0 Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)
3.0 World Geodetic Systems (WGS)
4.0 LORAN - C System   
5.0 Electronic Charting and Voyage Management
6.0 Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)
7.0 Depth Sounding Systems
8.0 Speed and Distance Measuring Devices
9.0 Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS)
10.0 High Precision Positioning Systems
11.0 Dynamic Position (DP)
12.0 Time
13.0 Navigation in High Latitude
14.0 Navigational Errors
15.0 Gyro Compass
16.0 Heading Control Systems/ Auto Pilots/Voyage Data Recorder
17.0 Magnetic Compass
18.0 Marine Electrical Safety
19.0 Marine Radio Communication

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.