Scientific paper ID 2054 : 2020/2

Dimitar Komitov, Blagovest Belev

Abstract. Training of watchkeepers is key to successful, safe and efficient work with ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System). The use of the system by an operator who is not well familiar with its work is likely to lead to the occurrence of a hazardous situation. International ments regulate navigational officers onboard a ship with ECDIS as primary system of navigation to have completed generic and type-specific training for using ECDIS. Type-specific training should ensure they are competent in using the specific model and its different functions. In accordance with the current regulations, this paper provides an overview of the existing methods of training with ECDIS and in particular for type – specific trainings. The advantages and disadvantages of the different methods of training are presented and the ments of the different manufacturers, training centers and web based platforms are also considered. As final conclusion, the authors suggest standards to be established for this type of ECDIS training.

ECDIS специфично обучение оценка на рискаECDIS type specific training risk assessement Dimitar Komitov Blagovest Belev


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