Ship Handling
with Azimuth Propulsion

Description of the course
Target group
This training course primary is intended for Masters, Chief Officers and mates going to be engaged in shiphandling operations on board of the vessels equipped with Azimuth Stern Drive.
Objectives of the course
In this course the participants should gain the basic and advanced knowledge of shiphandling principles, maneuvering ASD ships in different weather conditions, with different scenarios in various complexity areas and conditions.
Duration of the training course
The duration of the SH-ASD training course is 3 working days.
The price is 840 EUR.
Certificate validity
Certificate is unlimited.
Course Contents:
  • Basic principles and forces acting to a ship;
  • ASD maneuvers;
  • Wind and current effects;
  • Shallow water effects and ship to ship interaction;
  • Maneuvers on ships with unusual maneuvering characteristics.
Training approaches and equipment:
  • Professional and certified instructors with specific ship handling experience;
  • Practical exercises with various scenarios, shipping areas and ship models such as tankers, passenger and offshore vessels;
  • Latest equipment: Transas NTPRO 5000 full mission bridge simulator.
Riga, Latvia
Course limitations:
The course is conducted for groups of max 4 persons.
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