Assessment OICNW-5-1C

Emergency stop

Assessed in MT-4133 Bridge Resource Management


On a ship at sea or in a full mission simulator, proceeding at a speed of at least half ahead.

Performance Requirements

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

Execute an emergency stop.

The candidate will, within the safe operating limits of the vessel’s propulsion system, stop the vessel using maximum astern thrust and rudder cycling without deviating from the original course by more than 20°.

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

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Manoeuvre the ship

A9.1 Ship maneuvering and handling

Knowledge of:

  1. the effects of deadweight, draught, trim, speed and under-keel clearance on turning circles and stopping distances
  2. the effects of wind and current on ship handling
  3. manoeuvres and procedures for the rescue of person overboard
  4. squat, shallow-water and similar effects
  5. proper procedures for anchoring and mooring

Emergency stop

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00