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CODE 101149
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-IND/01
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

This lecture of the Deck Officer curriculum covers the competencies concerned with the manoeuvrability and handling of ships in all conditions. i.e.: deep and shallow water manoeuvrability in calm water (high-speed at sailing and low-speed at port), environmental disturbances effect (waves, swell, wind, tides and currents), hydrodynamic interactions with topography/bathymetry (restricted waters: under-keel clearance, canals and banks) and with other vessels (ship-to-ship or tug-to-ship).

The lecture is elective for the Deck Officer curriculum; it covers competence 1.10 of the IMO Model Course for MASTER AND CHIEF MATE, Function 1 - Navigation at the Management Level, Manoeuvring and handling a ship in all conditions (STCW Code, chapter II, section A-II/2), as well as the Italian Law for Master and Chief Engineer CoC.