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December 28, 2023



Ice Navigation
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Ice Navigation

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In the challenging realm of maritime operations, navigating icy waters requires specialized knowledge and skills. AIMS Institute of Maritime Studies proudly introduces its Ice Navigation Course, designed to equip maritime professionals with the expertise needed to navigate safely through icy conditions. Explore how AIMS Institute sets the course for excellence in ice navigation training.

Why Choose AIMS Institute for Ice Navigation Courses?

1. Specialized Curriculum for Arctic Excellence: The Ice Navigation Course at AIMS Institute is tailored to meet the unique challenges posed by icy waters, particularly in Arctic regions. The curriculum covers a range of topics including ice classification, icebreaking techniques, and navigation strategies specific to frozen environments. Participants gain insights into the latest industry standards and best practices for safe navigation in ice-covered waters.

2. Expert Instructors with Polar Experience: At the core of AIMS Institute’s success is its team of seasoned instructors with hands-on experience in polar navigation. The Ice Navigation Course benefits from instructors who have navigated through icy waters, providing participants with real-world insights into the complexities of ice navigation. This practical knowledge enriches the learning experience and ensures that participants are well-prepared for the challenges they may encounter.

3. Cutting-Edge Simulation Facilities: AIMS Institute boasts state-of-the-art simulation facilities that replicate the conditions of icy waters. The Ice Navigation Course leverages these facilities to provide participants with hands-on training in a controlled environment. Through simulated exercises, participants can practice ice navigation techniques, refine their decision-making skills, and enhance their ability to navigate through ice-prone areas with confidence.

4. Interactive Learning Environment: AIMS Institute fosters an interactive learning environment in its Ice Navigation Course. Participants engage in discussions, case studies, and practical exercises, actively applying theoretical concepts to real-world scenarios. This interactive approach not only deepens their understanding of ice navigation principles but also cultivates critical thinking skills essential for navigating through challenging ice conditions.

5. Safety and Regulatory Compliance: Safety is paramount in ice navigation, and AIMS Institute places a strong emphasis on compliance with safety standards and regulatory requirements. The Ice Navigation Course not only equips participants with the technical skills needed for ice navigation but also instills a commitment to safety and adherence to international regulations, ensuring a culture of responsible maritime practices.

6. Global Recognition and Certification: Completing the Ice Navigation Course at AIMS Institute comes with the added benefit of a globally recognized certification. This certification enhances the professional standing of participants, making them sought after by maritime companies worldwide that operate in icy waters. Employers value professionals with specialized training in ice navigation, and AIMS Institute ensures participants meet these industry demands.

7. Continuous Learning for Evolving Environments: The maritime industry is dynamic, and AIMS Institute is committed to the continuous development of maritime professionals. Graduates of the Ice Navigation Course gain access to ongoing learning resources, updates on industry best practices, and networking opportunities, ensuring that their skills remain current and relevant as ice navigation techniques continue to evolve.

Embark on a Journey of Ice Navigation Excellence with AIMS Institute

In conclusion, AIMS Institute of Maritime Studies is your trusted partner in ice navigation training. The Ice Navigation Course is designed to set participants on a course for success, providing them with the specialized knowledge and skills needed to navigate through icy waters safely and efficiently. Choose AIMS Institute for excellence in maritime training. Enroll in the Ice Navigation Course and navigate the frozen frontiers with confidence and expertise.

Course content : 

  • SOLAS requirements
  • IMO, STCW, MARPOL & Polar Code
  • Formation of ice including types of ice
  • Signs of ice and ice detection
  • Ice charts
  • Ice classes
  • Stability criteria for ice class vessels
  • Requirements for ships operating in ice & winterization of vessels
  • Navigating in ice
  • Icebreakers and assistance
  • Safe working practice during ice navigation
  • Effect on personnel of working in cold conditions

Duration: 2 days

Prerequisite : 

  •  Passport, CDC, INDOS & COC
  • 2 Passport size colored photographs

Note to client : After successful completion of course, certificate will be issued to the participant.

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  • Language :English

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