Assessment OICNW-2-1E

Maneuver to avoid risk of collision -- meeting

Assessed in MT-4253 Watchkeeping using Full-Mission Bridge Simulator


On a ship underway, a full mission ship simulator, or using approved laboratory equipment, when risk of collision with an approaching meeting vessel exists in good visibility in the open ocean.

Performance Requirements

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

Apply the rules of the road correctly and maneuver the vessel to avoid the collision, if required.

  1. The aspect of the approaching vessel was determined.
  2. The situation was identified as a meeting situation.
  3. Positive action in ample time was taken in accordance with the steering and sailing rules to achieve a CPA as specified by assessor.
  4. Speed or course changes were large enough to be readily apparent to another vessel observing visually or by radar.

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintain a safe navigational watch

A2.1 Watchkeeping

Thorough knowledge of the content, application and intent of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended

Maneuver to avoid risk of collision -- meeting

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00