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REFERENCE NO: D63 - SEAM 5 1. COURSE NAME: Ship Handling and Maneuvering 2.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS: The course includes the effects of changes in deadweights, draughts, trim, speed and under-keel clearance on turning circles and stopping distances, Effect of wind and current on ship handling, Manouvres for the rescue of a man overboard, Squat and shallow-water and similar effects, Proper procedures for anchoring and mooring 3. NUMBER OF UNITS FOR LECTURE AND LABORATORY: 1 LECTURES, 1 LABORATORY = 2 UNITS 4. NUMBER OF CONTACT HOURS: 1 LECTURE, 3 LABORATORY = 4 HOURS 5. PREREQUISITE: Seam 4 - Stability and Trim 6. COURSE OBJECTIVES: The student shall be able to explain the basic principles to be observed when maneuvering ships of various size, drafts and trim considering the effects of wind, current, squat and shallow water. He shall also be able to interpret the diagram of the Turning Circles and state proper procedures for anchoring and mooring. FUNCTION: F1 Navigation at the Operational Level (STCW Code, Table AII/1) 7. COURSE OUTLINE: LEARNING OBJECTIVES / OUTCOMES: The students shall be able to . . . . . . 7.1 explain how a turning circle and stopping distance is affected by ship deadweight, draft, trim, speed and keel clearance; 7.2 explain the effects of wind and current on ship handling; 7.3 explain the purpose of using the Williamson Turn, the Single Delayed Turn and the Scharnow Turn and state how these maneuvers shall be carried out; 7.4 define shallow water and state how shallow water may be detected or experience on board; 7.5 explain the effect of squat and shallow-water during maneuvering and explain how these effects may be minimized; 7.6 state proper procedure for anchoring and mooring;
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7.6.1 state proper procedure for dropping and heaving the anchor; 7.6.2 identify the different parts of a stockless anchor, anchor windlass and mooring windlass; 7.6.3 describe how to ascertain whether a ship at anchor is dragging her anchor or not; 7.6.4 calculate the amount of scope (radius of swing) available for the ship as the wind and stream changes direction; 7.6.5 draw a sketch showing the mooring arrangements of a ship alongside; 7.6.6 illustrate a vessel being secured to a buoy using an anchor chain and slipwire; 7.7 explain the effects of a right-handed screw and left-handed screw with reference to the forward and astern motion of the ship; 7.8 explain how a bow-thruster shall be used to assist in maneuvering a ship particularly when going alongside and rounding bends at slow speed; 7.9 explain the effects on a ship when maneuvering in narrow canals, rivers and restricted channels and how to maintain maneuverability; 7.10 explain how the rudder works in turning the ship towards a desired direction; 7.11 describe the techniques that are applied in handling the ship during heavy weather; 7.12 state the purpose of a lock and precautions to take when maneuvering near or in lock. 8. EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS, CHEMICALS, TEACHING AIDS: 8.1 Ship handling and maneuvering programs/software with appropriate hardware 8.2 Posters of River Bends Locks, Port Facilities Navigable canals, rivers, etc. 8.3 Diagrams of Ships Maneuvering Characteristics of a vessel; 8.4 Anchor and Cables 8.5 Drawing, Posters of Propellers and Thrusters 8.6 Ship handling maneuvering (CBT) 9. REFERENCES: 9.1 Danton, Graham. The Theory and Practice of Seamanship. ISBN 07102-418-3. 9.2 Mac Elrevey, D.H. Ship Handling for Mariner 2nd Edition. ISBN 087033-383-6. 9.3 IMO Model Course 7.03, 1999 Edition. ISBN 92-801-6105-9. 9.4 Ship Handling and Maneuvering

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