This course is designed for deck officers and other personnel, and its main objective is to provide trainees with necessary knowledge and ability to operate, analyse and interpret data information obtained from radar, under the perspective of collision avoidance and the safety of navigation, applying the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs), as per table A-II/1 and section B-I/2 of STCW Code and the guidelines of the IMO Model Course 1.07.
- Basic theory and operation of a marine radar system
- Set up and operation of radar in accordance with manufacturer's instructions
- Manual radar plotting
- Use of radar to ensure safe navigation
- Use radar to avoid collisions or close encounters