Navigation in Ice Training Course

Learning Topic: Navigation, Safety

2 hours

Product code: #6252

$200.00 Excl. Sales Tax


Navigating in cold environments poses a challenge to bridge officers and could endanger the ship and those onboard. This course gives the navigators the knowledge they need to meet this challenge and is relevant to any vessel which trades above latitude 60 degrees.

This course will give you training so you can be prepared for navigation in ice and have a safe voyage. This course will give training in accordance with OCIMFs VIQ Ice Operation 13.4 (VIQ 6) “Has training specifically addressing navigation in ice been provided to members of the vessel’s complement"

On completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Ocean Technologies Group, powered by Marlins, Seagull and Videotel.

What you'll learn

After successfully completing this course the Trainee will be familiarized with passage planning in or near ice, basic rules for navigation in ice, ice types, effects of wind and current, preparations to be done before entering ice, cold weather operations, and icebreaker operations.

Course Contents

The course includes the following components.

  • Module #0427 - Navigation in cold environments
  • Module #0428 - Passage planning in cold environments


There are no pre-requisites for this course


This course provides parts of the underpinning knowledge required under STCW and the Polar Code for masters and deck officers navigating in polar waters.


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