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The STCW Certificates are recognised by all European Community Countries and are acknowledged and endorsed by all the flag states, including: Panama, The Bahamas, Liberia, St.
Vincent & The Grenadines, Honduras, Marshall Islands A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to use ECDIS for his navigational watch.
December, 2014 December is a great time to reflect on how your previous year went and what you can improve upon in the future.
And as the beginning of 2015 is looming towards us, you might be wondering what you can do to make your sailing life a lot easier.
A new ECDIS installed after 31 August 2017 shall conform to the latest IHO standards. Earlier this year, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) reported a significant increase in the number of ships detained because of ECDIS deficiencies.
No more worries of plotting the ship’s position manually and no chances of human error in plotting the positions on paper chart.
But there are many of us, who do not still agree with this.
He will be able to operate ECDIS equipment, use the navigational functions of ECDIS, select and assess all relevant information and take proper action.
The trainee will acquire and develop a knowledge and understanding of the basic principles governing the safe operation of ECDIS, including ECDIS data and their presentation, as well as the system-related limitations and potential dangers.