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Polish Approach to the IMO Model Course 1.27 on Operational Use of ECDIS

Adam Weintrit / Piotr Kopacz / Andrzej Bąk / Janusz Uriasz / Krzysztof Naus
Published Online: 2013-07-27 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10367-012-0024-6

Abstract

In consequence of the adoption of the Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention and Code, the ECDIS model course would need to be reviewed and updated. Accordingly, three Polish matitime academies/universities present common position what necessary steps should be taken to revise and update existing IMO model course on Operational Use of ECDIS. Notes and comments relate to both the current existing IMO model course 1.27 on operational use of ECDIS and its new version proposed by the United States in the document STW 43/3/1. Comments and remarks to revised draft model course 1.27 cover the following parts and topics: Course Framework, Course Outline and Timetable, Detailed Teaching Syllabus, Instructor Manual, Evaluation and Assessment, and appendices for the ECDIS Instructor: Introduction of Operational use of ECDIS, ECDIS Performance Standard references, ECDIS Carriage Requirements, STCW Manila Amendments on ECDIS, Training scenario types and scenario success, and Integrated navigation training example.

Keywords: Manila Amendments; STCW; ECDIS model course

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Published Online: 2013-07-27

Published in Print: 2012-12-01


Citation Information: Annual of Navigation, ISSN (Online) 1640-8632, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10367-012-0024-6.

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