Entry requirements: -
Certification issued: NMA
IMO modul course no.: -
Duration: 5 days
This course is intended for Masters and Senior Ship Officers as well as ship personnel ready for promotion to senior level positions. It provides knowledge and instruction on the use of pertinent rules & regulations relevant to ships and ship operations in accordance with the Norwegian Passenger and Cargo Ship Legislation; and in pursuance of the requirements set forth by the Norwegian Maritime Authority concerning qualification and certificates for seafarers.
COURSE AIMS: The course aims to provide knowledge on pertinent international and national rules and regulations pertaining to shipboard management & administration on NIS Ships. Course instructions & exercises focus on attaining and using relevant information and procedures to arrive at proper decisions.
COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS: The course deals with the following Norwegian Acts and Regulations and other associated requirements governing shipboard management & administration:
• Norwegian Passenger & Cargo Ship Legislations
• Ship Labour Act
• Working Environment, Health & Safety of Workers
• NIS Act and Regulations
• Collective Bargaining Agreement
• Maritime Inquiry of Maritime Accidents
• Norwegian Maritime Code
• Ship Safety and Security Act
• Qualification & Certificates for Seafarers
• Ship Documents
• International Maritime Organization and Conventions
• Port State Control
• Class Rules & Survey (DNV)
METHOD: Online lecture-discussion & interaction with guided exercises, delivered via a web conferencing system, with the aid of instructional/learning courseware.
The core of instructions gives emphasis on general synopsis on relevant acts, rules and regulations. Practical examples from actual situations and conceptualized scenarios are used as class discourse covering routines and courses of actions to be followed regarding: accident prevention; maritime inquiry; dismissal of seafarers; and immediate actions to be taken after fatal accidents such as collision, grounding and pollution ensuring that adequate procedures and measures are put into effect.