If you never navigated through ice before, this is the place to start. Baltice will enhance your knowledge of winter navigation and prevailing conditions in the area during the ice season. Baltic Icebreaking Management, BIM, is an organization with members from all the Baltic Sea states.
The overall objective of BIM is to ensure a well functioning, the year-round maritime transport system in the Baltic Sea through enhancing the strategic and operational cooperation between the Baltic Sea countries in the area of winter navigation assistance.
When you completed the course, you will be able to read an ice-chart, know about traffic restrictions in ice, and have basic knowledge of maneuvering in ice. You will have learned what to be aware of if the equipment freezes, and you will have a basic understanding of voyage planning in ice.