Assessment OICNW-1-3C

Route planning

Assessed in MT-4371 Sea Term IV: Marine Transportation

Shall be completed by the end of MT-4371


On a ship, a full mission ship simulator, or in a navigation laboratory, when given three way points consisting of a position of departure, a position of arrival, and one other way point, with the total distance of more than 500 nm.

Performance Requirements

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

Determine the appropriate courses and distances between way points and plot the intended courses on the charts selected.

  1. Courses and distances between waypoints were correctly calculated.
  2. The route was the most direct.
  3. The courses were plotted on the appropriately scaled charts noting the ETA at each way point, including the final way point.

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

Route planning

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00