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Ice Navigation

Approved by The Danish Maritime Authority & DNV-GL

 

This training course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to navigate and operate safely in polar waters.
The course content is developed in close cooperation with an ice pilot, who has more than 40 years of experience with
navigating in arctic waters. Available at basic and advanced level. STWC requirement from 1/7 - 2018.

Level:

Basic or advanced.

Relevant for:

Basic training is for navigators at operational level planning to sail in areas covered by the IMO Polar Code. Advanced training
is for navigators at operational and management level already sailing in areas covered by the IMO Polar Code.

Equipment used:

FURUNO Integrated Bridge System (IBS), FURUNO Ice Radar, full mission simulator.

Duration:

  • Basic: 3 days

  • Advanced: 1 days

  • Training for DNV GL certificate requires a 5 days training course.

Course content:

Theoretical lectures, discussions, series of demonstrations, and exercises. Topics are:

  • Basic: Ice characteristics and different types of ice. Vessel performance in ice and low air temperature.
    Operating and manoeuvring a vessel in ice. Regulatory considerations. Crew preparation, working condition and safety. Environmental factors and regulations.

  • Advanced: Voyage planning and reporting. Equipment limitation. Operating and manoeuvring a vessel in ice. Safety in polar waters.

Admission requirement for advanced training:

Ice Navigation basic training according to STCW code table A-V/4-1. Minimum two months of sailing experience in polar areas as watchkeeping officer.

Course certificate:

The training courses are concluded with multiple-choice tests. If the test is passed, then a certificate is issued. Basic training complies with the STCW code
table A-V/4-1 and advanced training complies with the STCW code table A-V/4-2.

Price Basic:

1100 EUR per person (excl. VAT taxes and travel expenses).

Price Advanced:

750 EUR per person (excl. VAT taxes and travel expenses).

Price Basic and Advanced (DNV-GL certified):

1950 EUR per person (excl. VAT taxes and travel expenses).

Location:

Hammerholmen 44 - 48
2650 Hvidovre
DK - Denmark.

Terms and conditions apply:

Read more HERE.