Assessment OICNW-1-3B

Chart selection

Assessed in MT-4371 Sea Term IV: Marine Transportation

Shall be completed by the end of MT-4371


On a ship, or in a navigational laboratory, given a voyage of at least 500 NM between the port of departure and the port of arrival, given the appropriate chart catalog.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Identify the charts needed for the voyage.

  1. The name and number of the charts are correctly identified and recorded.
  2. The charts selected are the largest scales appropriate for the area transited.
  3. There is no gap in chart coverage for any portion of the voyage requiring coastal navigation and departure and arrival at any port.

Supports Table A-II/1 officer in charge of a navigation watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Plan and conduct a passage and determine position

A1.03 Thorough knowledge of and ability to use nautical charts, and publications, such as sailing directions, tide tables, notices to mariners, radio navigational warnings and ships’ routeing information

Chart selection

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00