Navigation

Master the art and science of ship navigation, covering chartwork, route planning, and the use of navigation instruments such as Radar and ECDIS.
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If you never navigated through the 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.

Navigation
31 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

Lighthouses, buoys and navigational aids are indispensable to the mariner; however, they are only as useful as the ability of the mariner to read them. Apart from being able to read and understand the different marks, one must also appreciate the limitations of such marks, to make a full appraisal and a complete risk assessment during all stages of voyage planning.

Navigation
1 hour and 48 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course introduces the Parallel and Plane Sailings which are common navigational calculations for determining courses and distances for passage planning & rendezvous. These are short-distance calculations for runs of less than 600 Nautical Miles, or directly East/West along a single line of latitude.

Navigation
19 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course introduces Mercator Sailings which is a common navigational calculation for determining courses and distances for passage planning and rendezvous. These are for long-distance calculations, i.e. for passages greater than 600 Nautical Miles.

Navigation
8 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

This course will introduce, explain and then teach you how to begin learning the International Regulations for Prevention of Collisions at Sea (Rules of the Road).

Navigation
5 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course is a free introduction to the key concepts of celestial navigation for mariners. It is divided into three courses, Getting Started in Celestial Navigation, Going Further in Celestial Navigation and Advanced Concepts in Celestial Navigation. It is highly recommended to take these courses in this order.

Navigation
42 minutes
Avg. rating 4.8

This short course will take you through an introduction and overview of the FarSounder Argos 3D Forward Looking Sonar (3D-FLS) navigation products.

Electronics
10 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

Heavy weather is a major cause of delays and damage in the maritime industry. This costs time and money as well as adds risks to the crew in terms of injury or potential loss of life to the severity of the weather and the effects it has on the vessel.

Meteorology
46 minutes
Avg. rating 4.6

This course introduces the legislation and methods of Passage Planning. You will learn how to use an ECDIS effectively to plan voyages on digital systems.

Navigation
1 hour and 43 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course analyses different manoeuvres, and the information is backed up with real-life examples to ensure a greater understanding. A series by STANDBYENGINE called the ‘ABC of the Manoeuvre’; this course is the final chapter in the series; you should complete it all to gain a whole perspective.

Ship Handling and Manoeuvring
1 hour and 30 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

SPOS Seakeeping delivers tailored, vessel-specific routing advice and is the only established solution to offer both voyage performance and fully integrated onboard ship motion optimisation. Not only is SPOS Seakeeping the master of forecasted vessel response and resonances, but the add-on module also provides tools to help you make decisions in course changes (direction and speed insights) to safely escape motion occurrences.

Meteorology
35 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

The manoeuvre through the eyes of the harbour pilot. What does he see from the bridge, and what are his arguments. It is the first step that the trainee pilot takes during his study path.

Ship Handling and Manoeuvring
20 minutes
Avg. rating 4.2