Certification       DNV-GL approved

Course level       basic

Teaching language  russian, english

Course objective   Acquiring basic skills on use of AIS equipment and its joint operation with other radio navigation equipment for providing navigation safety

Course content  

  • Chapter 5 "Navigational safety" of the Convention for the Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS), adopted by IMO resolution MSC.99 (73) from December 5, 2000"
  • Purpose, operating principle and scope
  • Development and international standardization
  • Informational and technical features of AIS
  • Use basis and application experience
  • Use of AIS in shore services
  • Ship’s AIS apparatus
  • AIS operation with telecommunication equipment
  • AIS operation on different information levels
  • Practical exercises with ship’s AIS station of MT-1 type by MCMURDO, TRANSAS

Entry requirements  All participants must be not younger than 18 and have marine education

Number of participants    4-6

Course duration  3 working days