Navigation and Communications – Chapter 4 of VIQ

3D Fleet Learn 55 minutes

Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE) is a standard assessment used by tanker owners and operators in order to identify any operational deficiencies in their fleet or their ship. VIQ – Vessel Inspection Questionnaire is a document within the SIRE, which offers and ensures ships' safety by means of additional safety precautions to all tankers. Chapter 4 of the VIQ covers the vetting of the bridge. In this course, we will discuss this chapter and common observations that are found by vetting inspectors with regards to navigation and communications.

Upon completion of this course, the candidate will understand the items covered under the navigation and communications chapter 4 of the VIQ and how to prepare and avoid common observations.

The learning objectives of this course will include;
- Introduction to SIRE and the VIQ system.
- Understanding the preparations for a VIQ inspection.
- Knowledge of the most common observations with regard to navigation and communications.
- Understanding how to avoid such observations by the vetting inspectors.



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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 55 minutes
  5. Intended for: This course is intended for seafarers regardless of rank working onboard tankers and for SIRE Inspectors.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of OCIMF, SIRE - Vessel Inspection Questionnaire