Ballast Water Management Cargo Management System Bridge-Team

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					                                 MET
  Maritime Education & Training Center
                     INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG
                            Osterbrooksweg 42
                             22869 Schenefeld



                            Concepts for

         Ballast Water Management
         Cargo Management System
         Bridge-Team-Management
             Schepers Bereederungs GmbH & Co. KG
                     Friedrich August Str. 3
                         26931 Elsfleth




Course schedule:

 01.09. – 05.09.08     max. 12 Participants (Captains, nautical Officers)

Remarks: All exercises contain briefing and debriefing sections including
ship theory / ship hydrodynamics / electronic navigation. A handout with
extensive information and lecture notes will be provided to each
participant.

Bridges: 4
Trainers: 1-2
Ship models: various types of vessels up to post-panmax size
Scenario areas: various port terminals and river passages
                      Course Outline

Day 1: Cargo Management System

Topic                 Description
Introduction          Greetings, course programme and learning objectives

Instruction           Technical familiarization with equipment

Training                 •   MACS3 Cargo Management System with its
                             software components and add-ons
                         •   System configuration
                         •   Results and documentation
                         •   Ship theory refreshment
Exercises                •   Practical application
                         •   Various exercises with different loading cases and
                             scenarios
                         •   Effective and economic cargo / stability
                             relationship


Day 2: Ballast Water Management

Topic                 Description
Introduction          Course programme and learning objectives

Training                 •   IMO Ballast Water requirements
                         •   Legal foundations and aspects
                         •   Ecological aspects
                         •   Documentation of processes
                         •   Different flag state regulations
                         •   Reducing ballast water transport and transfer with
                             efficient techniques
                         •   On board ISM integration




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Day 3: Bridge-Team-Management

Topic                Description
Introduction         Course programme, learning objectives and special
                     remarks concerning simulator training
Instruction          Technical familiarization with bridge layout, equipment
                     and ship models
Simulator training   Familiarization exercise:

                     Focus on:
                        • Bridge Familiarization
                        • Manoeuvring characteristics
Simulator training   Bridge-Team Management exercise:

                     Focus on:
                       • Turn rates at different velocities
                       • Shallow water effects
                       • Squat
                       • Passage Planning
                       • Wheel over Points
                       • Parallel Indexing
                       • Situational awareness

Day 4: Bridge-Team-Management

Topic                Description
Simulator training   Shiphandling exercise:

                     Focus on:
                         • Current effects & Tug handling
                         • Transverse thrust
Lecture              Practical application and transfer of propulsion power,
                     bollard pull and wind force data for manoeuvres with
                     tugs and bowthrusters
Simulator training   Bridge-Team-Management exercise:

                     Focus on:
                        • Dredging anchors
                        • Loss of speed
Simulator training   Shiphandling exercise:

                     Focus on:
                       • Pivot Point & Crossing slope of currents
                       • Current effects: shear forces and lever arms


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Day 5: Bridge-Team-Management

Topic                Description
Simulator training   Shiphandling exercise:

                     Focus on:
                        • Bank effect
                        • Ship interaction
                        • Sip behaviour in confined waters
Simulator training   Bridge-Team Management exercise:

                     Focus on:
                        • Emergency management
                        • Error chains
                        • Situational awareness
                        • Avoiding micro-management
                        • Bridge Resource / Bridge Teamwork
                        • Lloyds Open Form contracts
Simulator training   Optional time to repeat (unsuccessful) exercises and
                     scenarios with different meteorological conditions and
                     ship models
Discussion           Course evaluation




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