Nautical Cadets - Sixth Semester
Syllabus of 6th Semester
Emergency procedure on board ship
1.Organize Muster List.
2.Organize abandon ship drills.
4.Demonstrate the ability to organize and supervise the launching , handling , and recovery of life boat.
6.Demonstrate ability to act in accordance with the fire-fighting plan during fire-drills.
7.Close and open the fire , weather-tight and water-tight doors fitted in the particular ship , other than those of hull openings.
8.Entering an Enclosed Space During relevant drills carry out rescue operations wearing breathing apparatus.
9.Pollution drills (Initiate immediate investigation to detect the source of pollution).
10.Pollution drills (Stop or prevent leakage and spills of harmful liquids and solid substances.
Maneuver the ship
1.Ship Handling Terms and general definitions.
2.Factors in ship handling.
3.Turning circle and stopping distance.
4.The effect of deadweight draught , trim , speed and under-keel clearance on turning circles and stopping distances.
5.The effect of wind and current on ship handling.
6.The effect of squat shallow water and similar effects.
Respond to Emergency
1.The initial actions following Engine room failure.
2.The initial actions following Steering gear failure (or loss of rudder).
3.The initial actions following a collision.
4.The initial actions following Flooding.
5.The initial actions following Stranding.
6.The initial actions following Beaching.
7.The initial actions following grounding.
8.The precaution for the protection and safety of passengers and crew in emergency situations (Abandonment from the vessel).
9.Rescuing persons from the sea , assisting a ship in distress.
1.Observation of Polaris.
2.Observation of the Sun & Star & Moon and plant by Longitude Method.
3.Calculate the Time of Moonrise & Moonset.
5.Sun Run Meridian.
6.Meridian Run Sun
8.Calculate height of tide at a given time, and calculate the time of a given height at Secondary Ports.
9.Coastal Navigation (wind and current).
10.Great Circle Sailing.
Plan a Passage
2.Lists of lights.
5.Mariner’s handbook & Ocean passage.
6.Checks with notices to mariners for latest correction to chart.
8. List of radio signals.
9.Select charts with adequate scale.
10.Consult nautical publications (weather routing chart).
11.Consult nautical publications (Plotting sheets).
12.Consult nautical publications (gnomonic chart).
14.Plan a passage (Mediterranean sea).
15.Plan a passage (Cross Ocean).
Practical electronic navigation system
1. Radar Plotting
3. Compass Work
4. Principle of Electronic chart
Cargo Handling and Stowage
1.Supervise the preparation of holds and deep tanks for loading.video 1video 2
2.Supervise the preparation of holds and deep tanks for loading.
3.Supervise the operation of the ship’s cargo gear.
4.Inspect hatch covers , gear and cargoes before and during discharging.
5.Ensure that all cargoes are discharged in good condition.
6.Identify any damage to ship cargo after discharging and establish possible causes.
7.Supervise the loading take into account the effect of cargo including heavy lifts on seaworthiness and stability of the ship.
9.Inspect the cargo at regular intervals.
10.Record all inspections and the conditions found.
11.Ensure a solid stow and securing of all cargoes in packaged form.
12.Ensure separation between bulk cargoes or packaged goods if required.
13.Stowage and securing of dangerous , hazardous and harmful cargoes and their effect on the safety of life and of the ship.
14.Stowage and securing of dangerous , hazardous and harmful cargoes and their effect on the safety of life and of the ship.
15.Take actions to avoid damage to the ship or cargo.
16.Ventilation & Cargo Documents.
17.Supervise that adequate precautions are taken to ensure ventilation and facilitate inspection during the voyage.