OCEANS NAVIGATION/CELESTIAL NAVIGATION (500/1600 GRT)
- Format 80 Hours
Watchstanding Guide for the Merchant Officer Robert J. Meurn 1990.
Merchant Marine Officers Hand Book. William B. Hayler, Editor
Master’s Handbook on Ship’s Business Third Edition Tuuli Messer
The Business of Shipping Seventh Edition Lane C. Kendall James J. Buckley 2001.
Training Certificate of Completion
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Oceans Navigation/Celestial Navigation (500/1600 GRT) (MARINS-107) course will satisfy the Oceans Navigation examination requirements of Navigation General: Oceans, Navigation Problems: Oceans. For increasing the scope of an endorsement from near coastal to oceans for the following National Deck Officer Endorsements if completed within one year of application: Second or Third Mate of self-propelled vessels of unlimited tonnage, Master or Mate of self-propelled vessels of less than 1600 GRT, Master or Mate of self-propelled vessels of less than 500 GRT, Master or Mate of self-propelled vessels of less than 200 GRT, Towing Vessel Endorsements, Master or Mate of Offshore Supply Vessels, Master or Mate of Uninspected Fishing Industry Vessels; AND The Celestial Navigation standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.305(a)(2), 11.307(a)(2), 11.311(a)(2), 11.313(a)(2), and 11.315(a)(2); STCW Code Section A-II/2 and Table A-II/2, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVICs 10-14(Ch-4), 11-14(Ch-4), and 03-18(Ch-2) Tasks 2.1.A, 2.1.B, 2.1.C, and 3.1.A. This course does not satisfy the Terrestrial Navigation or Electronic Navigation training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(viii). Applicants who have successfully completed your course need not present completed “Task Control Sheets” for these assessments in application for STCW certification.