Ice Navigation Course

The syllabus covers the requirements of IMO MSC. CIRC. 1056 and MEPC/CIRC. 399. The course provides instructions concerning:

  • Know how to distinguish the various types of ice.
  • National, international and technical regulations regarding ice class ships.
  • Symbols on ice charts and how to interpret them.
  • A passage plan for ice covered regions.
  • Handling a vessel in ice during open sea, channel and harbour/river passage with or without icebreaker escort.
  • Shore support request.
  • Preparing the vessel for ice and Polar Regions.
  • Addressing ice related injuries.