BRIDGE RESOURCE & TEAM MANAGEMENT w/ BRIDGE SIMULATOR (BRM – BTM)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

All Deck Officers, Marine Superintendents

SCOPE:

To train participants on bridge resource & bridge team elements (error chain, situation awareness, team work, communication, human factor, watch keeping arrangements) and bridge resource management & operations (ship handling, passage planning, heavy weather, ice and restricted visibility navigation), and strengthen awareness of management principles and proper bridge operations, with extensive case study analysis and Bridge Simulator practice.

DURATION:

5 Days

DOCUMENTATION REFERENCE:

STCW (iaw 2010 Manila Amendments), Reg. & Section A-II/1,2 and A-VIII/2, Table A-II/1,2 IMO Model Course 1.22 TVMSA & TOTS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • What is and Why BRM – Accidents (Statistics – Causes)
  • Error Chain – Situation Awareness
  • Bridge Functions – Efficient Use of Bridge Resources – Management Elements
  • Allocation, Assignment & Prioritization of Resources
  • Effective Communication – Assertiveness and Leadership
  • Consideration of Team Experience
  • Bridge Team Development & Management – Importance of Expressing Own
  • Opinion
  • Master / Pilot Co-operation & Information Exchange
  • Communication Principles & Barriers
  • Human Factor – Stress & Stress Management – Fatigue
  • Ship Handling – Restricted Visibility, Heavy Weather & Ice Navigation
  • Passage Planning & Practice (No-Go areas, route planning, emergency anchorages, abort point, WOP, parallel indexing, safe bearings, emergencies, etc.)
  • STCW WatchKeeping Arrangements
  • Use of Reporting iaw General Principles for Ships Reporting Systems & VTS Procedures
  • Bridge Simulator exercises include, among others: enter/exit a channel and/or traffic lane, close quarters & shallow waters navigation, day, night & blind navigation, berthing, anchoring, etc.

LANGUAGE:

Course delivery in Greek/English while training materials in English.

INSTRUCTOR:

Qualified Instructor

TRAINING METHODOLOGY:

A combination of lecture through PowerPoint presentation, case studies analysis, passage planning practice, written assessment and practical exercises with use of Full Mission Bridge Simulator.

COURSE APPROVAL:

Cyprus, Marshall Islands, Palau