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Navigational Audits

Training course focusing on safe navigation with special emphasis to current developments and charterers’ requirements.

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  • Category:

    Regulations, Surveys and Inspections

Objectives

To learn how to use the navigational audit as a tool to improve, not only their own, but their company’s performance, while also satisfying charterers’ requirements.


Entrance regulations

Nautical background

Who should attend:
HR Manager, Superintendent, Fleet Manager, Designated Person, Master and Senior Officers

Duration: 1 day


The biggest risk facing a ship owner is a major navigational incident in spite of the fact that the techniques for safe navigation are well known. When these techniques are professionally executed, navigational risks are reduced.
Navigational audits are a requirement of TMSA and becoming more and more common in other trades e.g. bulk carriers.
This course focuses on the challenge of safe navigation today. It covers the technical background regarding navigation and gives special emphasis to current developments and charterers’ requirements. Participants will be made aware of gaps in their knowledge that could lead to unsafe procedures and understand the huge importance of the human element in the navigational process.
Risk Management and auditing are used as tools to monitor and/or improve individual skills as well as those of the whole bridge team. Improvements to existing Safety Management Systems can also be identified within such an audit.


The course focuses on:

  • Involvement of the Human Element (Bridge Team and Bridge Resource Management)
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe and Effective Navigation
  • Auditing the Navigational Process
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