NVIC 12-14 – officer in charge of a navigation watch

No. NVIC Task Description Location
1. 1.1.A Adjust a sextant OICNW-1-1A in MT‑4371
2. 1.1.B Measure the altitude of the sun OICNW-1-1B in MT‑4371
3. 1.1.C Measure the altitude of at least 3 stars OICNW-1-1G in MT‑4371
4. 1.1.D Measure the altitude of the sun at meridian passage (LAN) OICNW-1-1D in MT‑4371
5. 1.1.E Celestial running fix OICNW-1-1E in MT‑4371
6. 1.1.F Plot star fix OICNW-1-1F in MT‑4371
7. 1.2.A Position fix by two bearings OICNW-1-2A in MT‑2225
8. 1.2.B Plot DR position OICNW-1-2D in MT‑2121
9. 1.2.C Determine the course to steer OICNW-1-2E in MT‑2121
10. 1.3.A Correction of charts and publications OICNW-1-3A in MT‑4371
11. 1.3.B Chart selection OICNW-1-3B in MT‑4371
12. 1.3.C Route planning OICNW-1-3C in MT‑4371
13. 1.4.A Position fix by two ranges OICNW-1-2B in MT‑2225
14. 1.4.B Position fix by tangents to identified objects OICNW-1-2C in MT‑2225
15. 1.4.C Position fix by GPS OICNW-1-4A in MT‑4371
16. 1.4.D Use of GPS position save function OICNW-1-4B in MT‑4371
17. 1.5.A Use of echo sounder OICNW-1-4D in MT‑4371
18. 1.6.A Magnetic variation MT‑1221
19. 1.6.B Correct for true heading MT‑1221
20. 1.6.C Compass deviation MT‑1221
21. 1.6.D Magnetic compass correction MT‑1221
22. 1.7.A Determine the gyro-compass error by bearing of range OICNW-1-5A in MT‑4133
23. 1.7.B Determine magnetic compass error OICNW-1-5B in MT‑4133
24. 1.7.C Determine magnetic compass deviation OICNW-1-5C in MT‑4133
25. 1.7.D Determine course to steer by magnetic compass OICNW-1-5D in MT‑2121
26. 1.7.E Position fix by magnetic compass bearings OICNW-1-5E in MT‑2121
27. 1.7.F Azimuth of the sun OICNW-1-5F in MT‑4371
28. 1.8.A Steering gear test OICNW-1-6A in MT‑4371
29. 1.8.B Set weather controls OICNW-1-6B in MT‑4371
30. 1.9 Use of meteorological instruments MT‑3131
31. 1.10 Knowledge of weather systems and reporting procedures MT‑3131
32. 1.11 Apply meteorological information MT‑3131
33. 2.1.A Identify light configurations OICNW-2-1A in MT‑2161
34. 2.1.B Identify day shapes OICNW-2-1B in MT‑2161
35. 2.1.C Identify sound signals OICNW-2-1C in MT‑2161
36. 2.1.D Determine risk of collision OICNW-2-1D in MT‑2225
37. 2.1.E Maneuver to avoid risk of collision - crossing OICNW-2D1E in MT‑2225
38. 2.1.F Maneuver to avoid risk of collision - meeting OICNW-2-1E in MT‑2225
39. 2.1.G Maneuver to avoid risk of collision - overtaking OICNW-2-1F in MT‑2225
40. 2.2.A Watch relief OICNW-2-2A in MT‑4371
41. 2.2.B Keep a safe navigation watch OICNW-2-2B in MT‑4133
42. 2.2.C Notify Master when appropriate OICNW-2-2C in MT‑4133
43. 2.2.D Keep a safe anchor watch OICNW-2-2D in MT‑4133
44. 2.2.E Turn over a watch OICNW-2-2F in MT‑4371
45. 2.3.A Voyage Planning - Appraisal OICNW-2-3A in MT‑2371
46. 2.3.B Voyage Planning - Planning OICNW-2D3B in MT‑2371
47. 2.3.C Execute a voyage plan OICNW-2-3B in MT‑4133
48. 2.4.A Situational awareness OICNW-2D4A in MT‑4133
49. 2.5.A Navigate in restricted visibility OICNW-2-2E in MT‑2225
50. 2.6.A Vessel Traffic System (VTS) OICNW-2D6A in MT‑4133
51. 2.7.A Recognition of watch condition OICNW-2-3C in MT‑4133
52. 2.7.B BRM Condition III Collision Avoidance OICNW-2-3D in MT‑4133
53. 2.7.C BRM Condition III Navigation OICNW-2-3E in MT‑4133
54. 2.7.D BRM Condition II or III – error trapping OICNW-2-3F in MT‑4133
55. 2.7.E BRM Condition II or III - prioritization OICNW-2D7E in MT‑4133
56. 2.7.F BRM Condition II Navigation and collision avoidance OICNW-2-3G in MT‑4133
57. 2.7.G BRM Condition III establish a bridge team OICNW-2-3H in MT‑4133
58. 3.1 Radar fundamentals MT‑2225
59. 3.2.A Set up and maintain radar display OICNW-3-1A in MT‑2225
60. 3.2.B Switch display modes OICNW-3-1B in MT‑2225
61. 3.3.A Identify false echoes, sea return, racon and SART OICNW-3-1C in MT‑2225
62. 3.4 Interpreting information from radar MT‑2225
63. 3.5.A Set up and maintain an ARPA display ARPA OICNW-3-2A in MT‑2225
64. 3.6 Use of radar and ARPA to maintain safety of navigation MT‑2225
65. 4.1 ECDIS Knowledge MT‑3224
66. 4.2 ECDIS Proficiency MT‑3224
67. 5.1.A Passenger safety MT‑1111
68. 5.2.A Action following collision or grounding MT‑4132
69. 5.3.A Rescuing persons, assisting ship in distress, emergencies in port MT‑4132
70. 6.1 IAMSAR Manual MT‑4132
71. 7.1 Standard marine communications phrases (SMCP) MT‑3221
72. 8.1 International Code of Signals MT‑3221
73. 8.2 Receive information by Morse light OICNW-4-1A in MT‑4253
74. 9.1.A Turning circles and stopping distances MT‑4133
75. 9.2.A Course change of more than 45° OICNW-5-1B in MT‑4133
76. 9.2.B Emergency stop OICNW-5-1C in MT‑4133
77. 9.3.A Maneuver for a man overboard OICNW-5-1A in MT‑4133
78. 9.4 Knowledge of shallow water effects MT‑4133
79. 9.5.A Knowledge of anchoring and mooring MT‑4133
80. 10.1 Effect of cargo on seaworthiness and stability MT‑4241
81. 10.2 Safe handling, stowage and securing of cargoes MT‑3261
82. 10.3.A Effective communications during loading and unloading MT‑3151
83. 11.01 Inspection for damage and defects MT‑2141
84. 11.2 Inspection scheduling MT‑2141
85. 11.3 Ship structure MT‑2141
86. 11.4.A Causes of corrosion in cargo spaces and ballast tanks MT‑2141
87. 11.5 Inspection procedures MT‑2141
88. 11.6 Detection of defects and damages MT‑2141
89. 11.7 Understanding of “enhanced survey programme” MT‑2141
90. 12.1.A Pollution prevention precautions ST‑0999D
91. 12.2.A Anti-pollution procedures and associated equipment ST‑0999D
92. 12.3.A Importance of proactive measures ST‑0999D
93. 13.1 Stability, trim and stress tables and diagrams MT‑2141
94. 13.2 Partial loss of intact buoyancy MT‑4241
95. 13.3 Fundamentals of watertight integrity MT‑4241
96. 13.4 Ship structure MT‑2141
97. 14.1 Organize fire drills A-VI/1-2
98. 14.2 Fire chemistry A-VI/1-2
99. 14.3 Fire fighting systems A-VI/1-2
100. 14.4 Fire fighting procedures A-VI/1-2
101. 15.1 Survival craft and drills A-VI/2-1
102. 16.1 First aid PE‑0032
103. 17.1.A International conventions SS‑4123
104. 18.1.A Describe duties and responsibilities of vessel personnel MT‑1111
105. 18.2.A Maritime conventions and national legislation SS‑4123
106. 18.3.A Task and workload management CC‑LEAD
107. 18.4.A Resource management MT‑4133
108. 18.5.A Decision making techniques MT‑4133
109. 19.1 Personal survival MT‑1111
110. 19.2 Fire prevention A-VI/1-2
111. 19.3 Elementary first aid PE‑0031
112. 19.4 Personal safety and social responsibilities EN‑1112

NVIC 14-14 – able seafarer deck

No. NVIC Task Description Location
1. 1.1.A Understand orders A-II/4
2. 1.2.A Watch relief A-II/4
3. 1.3.A Watchkeeping A-II/4
4. 2.1.A Describe functions of mooring and tug lines MT‑2231
5. 2.1.B Describe characteristics of mooring equipment MT‑2231
6. 2.2.A Describe characteristics of various lines MT‑2231
7. 2.2.B Describe anchoring operations MT‑2231
8. 2.2.C Describe characteristics and function of deck fittings MT‑2231
9. 2.2.D Describe characteristics and function of line handling equipment MT‑2231
10. 2.3.A Describe berthing operations MT‑2231
11. 2.3.B Describe unberthing operations MT‑2231
12. 2.4.A Demonstrate anchoring procedures MT‑2231
13. 2.5.A Describe procedures for mooring to a buoy MT‑4132
14. 3.1.A Handling, stowage and securing of cargoes and stores MT‑3261
15. 3.2.A Describe IMDG labels, marks, and signs MT‑3261
16. 4.1.A Describe operation of valves and pumps, hoists, cranes, booms, and related equipment MT‑3151
17. 4.2.A Describe operation of winches, windlasses, capstans and related equipment MT‑2231
18. 4.3.A Demonstrate operation of deck equipment, including hatches, watertight doors, ports, and related equipment MT‑2231
19. 4.4.A Describe use and maintenance fiber lines MT‑1111
20. 4.4.B Describe use and maintenance of synthetic lines MT‑1111
21. 4.4.C Describe use and maintenance of wire rope MT‑1111
22. 4.4.D Describe use and maintenance of chain MT‑1111
23. 4.5.A Demonstrate basic signals for operation of equipment, including winches, windlasses, cranes, and hoists ABDE-DE-1 in ST‑0999D
24. 4.6.A Demonstrate use of anchoring equipment MT‑4132
25. 4.6.B Describe anchor chain markings MT‑4132
26. 4.6.C Describe emergency anchoring procedures MT‑4132
27. 4.7.A Demonstrate rigging and unrigging a bosun’s chair ABD-4J7A in MT‑2231
28. 4.8.A Describe rigging and unrigging pilot ladder MT‑2231
29. 4.8.B Describe rigging and unrigging rat guards MT‑2231
30. 4.8.C Demonstrate rigging and unrigging a gangway MT‑2231
31. 4.9.A Demonstrate marlinspike seamanship ABD-4J9A1 in MT‑1111
ABD-4J9A2 in MT‑2231
ABD-4J9A3 in MT‑2231
32. 4.10.A Demonstrate use of cargo-handling gear and equipment access arrangements CC‑MANT
33. 4.11.A Trace out and describe a piping system ABD-4J11A in MT‑3151
34. 4.12.A Demonstrate use of cargo and equipment handling gear MT‑3261
35. 4.13.A Identify single letter flags and describe hoisting procedures MT‑3221
36. 5.1.A Demonstrate working aloft ST‑0999D
37. 5.2.A Describe procedures for working over the side ST‑0999D
38. 5.3.A Describe characteristics of an enclosed space EN‑1112
39. 5.3.B Describe risks of enclosed spaces and safety procedures EN‑1112
40. 5.3.C Demonstrate enclosed space safety procedures EN‑1112
41. 5.4.A Describe procedures for work permits EN‑1112
42. 5.5.A Demonstrate use of a heaving line MT‑2231
43. 5.5.B Demonstrate pulling mooring lines MT‑2231
44. 5.5.C Demonstrate use of a messenger line MT‑2231
45. 5.5.D Adjust tension on mooring lines MT‑2231
46. 5.5.E Describe line handling safety MT‑2231
47. 5.6.A Describe causes of back injury EN‑1112
48. 5.6.B Demonstrate lifting techniques to avoid back injury EN‑1112
49. 5.6.C Describe use of labor saving devices EN‑1112
50. 5.7.A Demonstrate electrical safety procedures EN‑1112
51. 5.8.A Describe mechanical equipment safety procedures EN‑1112
52. 5.9.A Simulate response to hazardous material spill EN‑1112
53. 5.10.A Demonstrate use of PPE EN‑1112
54. 5.10.B Demonstrate use of a safety harness ABD-5J10B in ST‑0999D
55. 6.1.A Describe sources of operational pollution ST‑0999D
56. 6.1.B Describe pollution prevention procedures ST‑0999D
57. 6.2.A Describe use of anti-pollution equipment ST‑0999D
58. 6.3.A Describe collection and storage of shipboard waste ST‑0999D
59. 7.1.A Operation of survival craft and rescue boats A-VI/2-1
60. 8.1.A Demonstrate surface preparation techniques CC‑MANT
61. 8.2.A Demonstrate painting techniques CC‑MANT
62. 8.3.A Demonstrate lubrication of shipboard equipment CC‑MANT
63. 8.3.B Demonstrate inspection of shipboard equipment CC‑MANT
64. 8.4.A Demonstrate tag out/lock out procedures EN‑1112
65. 8.4.B Locate safety guidelines and shipboard instructions MT‑1111
66. 8.5.A Demonstrate disposal of waste materials CC‑MANT
67. 8.6.A Demonstrate use and maintenance of hand and power tools ST‑0999E

NVIC 06-14 – ratings forming part of a navigation watch

No. NVIC Task Description Location
1. 1.1.A Steady on a new course RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
2. 1.1.B Steer a course by gyro­ compass RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
3. 1.1.C Steer a course by magnetic compass SCRB-4 in LB‑0201
4. 1.2.A Right (starboard) rudder RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
5. 1.2.B Left (port) rudder RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
6. 1.2.C Rudder hard over RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
7. 1.2.D Ease the rudder RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
8. 1.2.E Midships the wheel RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
9. 1.2.F Shift your rudder RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
10. 1.2.G Meet her; or, check her RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
11. 1.2.H Steady as she goes RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
12. 1.2.I Nothing to the right/left RFPNW-1K in MT‑2371
13. 1.3.A Change the steering mode from auto pilot to hand steering OICNW-1-6A in MT‑4371
14. 1.3.B Change the steering mode from hand steering to autopilot OICNW-1-6A in MT‑4371
15. 2.1.A Report bearings in daylight RFPNW-2K in MT‑2371
16. 2.1.B Report bearings at night RFPNW-2K in MT‑2371
17. 2.1.C Report bearings by sound RFPNW-2K in MT‑2371
18. 3.1.A Shipboard terms and definitions MT‑1111
19. 3.2.A Use of communication and alarm systems MT‑4133
20. 3.3.A Communicate potential collision situations in daylight MT‑4253
21. 3.3.B Communicate potential collision situations at night MT‑4253
22. 3.4.A Relief of the lookout RFPNW-3K4A in MT‑2371
23. 3.4.B Relief of the helmsman RFPNW-3K4B in MT‑2371
24. 3.5.A Relief of anchor watch OICNW-2-2D in MT‑4133
25. 3.5.B Relief of port watch OICNW-2-2A in MT‑4371
26. 3.6.A Environmental protection at sea ST‑0999D
27. 3.6.B Environmental protection in port ST‑0999D
28. 4.1.A Fire and emergency duties FF‑0102
29. 4.1.B Abandon ship duties MT‑1111
30. 4.1.C Man overboard duties MT‑1111
31. 4.2.A Distress signals MT‑1111
32. 4.3.A Avoidance of false distress alerts MT‑1111