Cookies help us deliver the best experience on our website. By using our website, you agree to our use of cookies Dismiss

Videotel releases COLREGS training

Videotel has released a course dealing with anti-collision regulations and buoyage.

Developed in conjunction with Steamship Mutual, the COLREGS & IALA Buoyage Training Course is designed to ensure that all deck officers and crew performing lookout duties are fully conversant with the regulations designed to prevent accidents.

The first part covers the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS). It clarifies the meaning of every rule, putting it into simple language and illustrating it with diagrams, sound and light signals, where appropriate.

The second part of the course deals with the IALA (International Association of Marine Aids and Lighthouse Authorities) buoyage system.

Each type of buoy, their top marks and lights are described and their meanings illustrated. The training covers the lateral buoyage systems in regions A and B, the cardinal marks, isolated danger marks, safe water marks, special marks and the emergency wreck marking buoy.

The course is delivered using interactive eLearning Computer Based Training (CBT). Voiced narration, graphics and 3D animation as well as video are used to illustrate concepts and aid understanding. Both parts of the course end with a test comprising of extensive randomised questions and a high pass mark is required.

“In recent years, increased ship size and high traffic density have heightened the risk of collision,” explains Nigel Cleave, CEO of Videotel.

“It is an absolute requirement that the watchkeeping officer - and indeed every member of crew performing lookout duties - thoroughly understand and follow these important rules to ensure safe navigation of the ship.”

Related items

Joomla SEF URLs by Artio

Login/Register

Register or Login to view even more of our content. Basic registration is free.

Register now

Digital Ship magazine provides the latest information about maritime satellite communications technology, software systems, navigation technology, computer networks, data management and TMSA. It is published ten times a year.

 

Address:
Digital Ship Ltd
Digital Ship - Digital Energy Journal
39-41 North Road
London
N7 9DP
United Kingdom

Copyright © 2020 Digital Ship Ltd. All rights reserved           Cookie Policy         Privacy Policy

x