Assessment OICNW-2-2E

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


On a ship at sea or a full mission ship simulator during an exercise at sea, when visibility becomes restricted while underway.

Performance Requirements

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

Recognize the restricted visibility take the appropriate action to navigate in restricted visibility in accordance with the COLREGS in accordance with Section STCW Code A-VIII/2, Part 3-1, Paragraph 45.

  1. The restricted visibility was determined.
  2. The master was notified.
  3. Steering was switched to hand steering.
  4. A proper lookout was posted and the running lights turned on.
  5. The vessel’s speed was set in accordance with Rule 6.
  6. Sounding of required signals was commenced.
  7. The radar or ARPA was set on the appropriate scale to scan at long range for the presence of other vessels.
  8. Approaching targets were plotted or the ARPA or radar was used to obtain early warning of risk of collision and determine the speed and direction of relative motion.

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintain a safe navigational watch

A2.2 Thorough knowledge of the Principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch

Navigate in restricted visibility

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00