Radar Navigation and Radar Plotting


This ten (10) days course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in table A-II/1 of STCW 1995. The aspects covered includes the theory necessary to understand how radar information is obtained and displayed, the limitation and accuracy of the equipment and information obtained, and other characteristics of the radar. This course is supported by competent and well experience faculty using the state of the art PMMA simulators facilities and equipment. It is principally intended for candidates for certification as officer in-charge of a navigational watch. Before entering the course trainees should be completed a minimum period of six months at sea and preferably have gained some experience on bridge watchkeeping.