Assessment OICNW-1-4A

Position fix by GPS

Assessed in MT-4371 Sea Term IV: Marine Transportation


On a ship underway, or a full mission ship simulator, or in a navigation laboratory, using a GPS receiver which meets IMO performance standards.

Performance Requirements

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

Initialize a GPS receiver, determine the ship’s position, and evaluate the accuracy of that position.

  1. The system was initialized.
  2. The indicators of position accuracy were determined

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

A1.04 Electronic system of position fixing and navigation

Ability to determine the ship’s position by use of electronic navigational aids

Position fix by GPS

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00