Electronic Chart Display and Navigation Systems (ECDIS)
Duration- 40 Hours
Commonwealth Of Dominica Approved
Any applicant who has successfully completed the Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS) Course will be considered to have successfully demonstrated the competencies of use of ECDIS to maintain the safety of navigation of Table AII/1; and maintain the safety of navigation through the use of ECDIS and associated navigation systems to assist command decision making of Table AII/2 of the STCW Code, as amended.
This course provides an approach to understanding and using ECDIS for those who will be in charge of the navigational watch for vessels equipped with ECDIS. All theoretical features and simulator exercises of ECDIS data, such as information subjects, system incorporation, information layers, and data updating are covered in depth. Much of the course will be comprised of individual study time needed to learn the language of ECDIS. Additionally, students are provided sufficient time to gain proficiency practicing the techniques used in the field utilizing ECDIS on Northeast Maritime Institute India’s simulators.