Assessment OICNW-2-3C

Watch augmentation

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 help is needed because of restricted visibility, vessel traffic or safety of navigation.

Performance Requirements

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

Recognize the need for additional personnel on the bridge and notify the master.

The candidate notified the master immediately of the following:

  1. restricted visibility was encountered or expected;
  2. vessel traffic density or the movements of other ships caused concern;
  3. the vessel will transit restricted waters with vessel traffic;
  4. the candidate was fatigued to the point decision making is affected.

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Maintain a safe navigational watch

A2.7 Bridge resource management

Knowledge of bridge resource management principles, including:

  1. allocation, assignment, and prioritization of resources
  2. effective communication
  3. assertiveness and leadership
  4. obtaining and maintaining situational awareness
  5. consideration of team experience

Watch augmentation

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00