Ship Construction & Basic Stability (STB-OIC)

Individual Course / Program
Course Image

Length 5 Days
Training Method Lecture and presentation
Simulation None
Equipment None
Pre-requisite None
Individual Course No
Part of Program No

Course Description

This course (MITPMI-449) is recommended for all "Able Seafarer - Deck" upgrading to Officer In Charge of a Navigation Watch (OICNW) and Third Mate Near Coastal or Oceans on vessels 500 GT and greater. The course provides students with a basic understanding of ship stability and construction. Through this course, trainees will become conversant in ship construction and proficient in basic stability and trim theory and its practicable applications.

Prerequisites- None.

Suggested Courses/Skills- Trainees will benefit from prior knowledge of basic math and physics; See NVIC 12-14 & 13-14.

This course satisfies the following Tasks of NVIC 12-14: 10.1.A, 11.3.A, 13.1.A, 13.2.A, 13.3.A, and 13.4.A.


What you will learn

This course satisfies the following STCW95 and CFR training requirements:

This course also satisfies the NMC Policy letter 01-02 requirements for training in Basic Stability.


What you should bring