Assessment OICNW-2-3B

Execute a voyage plan

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


On a ship, or a full mission ship simulator, when given a voyage plan.

Performance Requirements

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

Execute the voyage plan.

The candidate, in accordance with paragraph 4 and 5 of the annex to IMO Assembly Resolution A 893(21):

  1. Checked the reliability and condition of the navigational equipment at frequent intervals;
  2. Applied basic information obtained from the tide tables and other navigational publications to determine under keel clearance;
  3. Fixed the vessels position at appropriate intervals;
  4. Checked magnetic and gyro-compasses;
  5. Assessed meteorological information;
  6. Determined compass error;
  7. Calculated sailings for up to 24 hours;
  8. Correctly operated and applied information from electronic navigation systems;
  9. Correctly operated the radar and ARPA and applied the information for navigation and collision avoidance;
  10. Correctly operated propulsion and steering systems to control heading and speed;
  11. Initiated action in event of a real or simulated equipment malfunction or failure of major items of equipment;
  12. Correctly conducted radio-communications;
  13. Monitored and correctly operated safety and alarm systems.
  14. Closely and continuously monitored the voyage plan.

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintain a safe navigational watch

A2.3 The use of routeing in accordance with the General Provisions on Ships’ Routeing

Execute a voyage plan

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00