Aim and Objectives
This course is intended to meet statutory and industry requirements for personnel new to tug operations
The course provides the delegates with theoretical guidance and hands on practical experience in handling specific tugs in a variety of conditions using a Full Mission Tug Handling Simulator
- Lectures will provide the necessary theoretical background for the practical exercises.
- Particular items dealt with will be illustrated either by including them as part of a classroom exercise or by separate simulator demonstration.
- The exercises increase in complexity as trainees become familiar with the maneuvering characteristics of the tug model and its response to the engine and helm in various conditions.
- Trainees are expected to make use of effective bridge procedures, to comply with COLREG 1972 and to observe principles of keeping a navigational watch as set out in STCW 95, regulation VIII/2, section A-VIII/2, B-VIII/2 and B-I/12.
- STCW ’78 as amended
- Minimum of secondary school certificate for intending seafarers
- Relevant diploma certificate from recognised institutions
- University degree from recognized institutions
- Seafarers without formal education but who intend to become deck officers.
- Knowledge of English (speak, read & write)
- Crewing agencies
- Ship owners
- Individuals interested in their own level of competence
5 days – Classroom/Simulator
The simulator training will be conducted at the Hudson Trident Training Center (HTTC) located at No 6, Shaffi Sule Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State, Nigeria.