90North Ice Consulting AB
The Basic& Advanced Course covers all training requirements in the IMO Polar Code, which were mandatory as of 1 July 2018. This courses meets IMO STCW 2010, Table A-V/4-2. The course is taught by highly professional and experienced mariners, Icebreaker Masters experienced in Arctic ice and Masters/Chief Enginers of ice-classed cargo ships.
- Polar Code Regulations & Standards
- Ice Dynamics
- Arctic Meteorology
- Low Air Temperatures
- Vessel ice classes and Characteristics
- Maneuvering in Ice
- Crew Preparation
- Survival/First Aid in Cold Climate
- Ice Nomenclature
- Satellite Imagery
- Vessel Performance in Polar Waters
- SAR in the Arctic/Antarctic
- Voyage Planning and Polaris
- Ice Breaker Operations
- Working Conditions & Safety
Virtual Reality Simulation Exercises/full size simulators
- COURSE TYPE(S): Deck
- PRICE: 2200EUR
- LENGTH: 4 Days
- APPROVAL: 90North Ice Consulting AB
- TRAINING METHOD: Lecture and Simulation
- SIMULATION: Yes
- INSTRUCTORS: 90North Ice Consulting in cooperation with Viking Ice
EQUIPMENT: Full Mission Bridge, and VR.
PREREQUISITES: For Advanced must have Basic STCW certificate.
CAPACITY: 30 for Basic and 16 for Advanced
MINIMUM ENROLLMENT: 7 for Basic, 6 for Advanced and 5 for Combi.
(The course is subjected to being cancelled if minimum enrolment is not met)
After successfully passing the test, trainees will obtain an STCW Polar Code Basic and/or Advanced certificate issued by the Swedish Maritime Administration, which is recognized by all flag states. Mariners will satisfy the training requirements of IMO STCW, Table A-V/4-1 for Basic and Table A-V/4-2 for Advanced Polar Code.
This course is geared to Masters, Chief Mates, and Officers in charge of a navigational watch on board ships operating in polar waters and for shore staff that would like to have more understanding about the trade area for Polar waters.
2 weeks prior to the course start date, if minimum enrollment is not met the course is subjected to be canceled.