Basic Polar Course - Online

Advanced Course for officers serving on oiltankers and chemical tankers

Online course - 2 days

  • Designed for Masters, Chief Mates and Officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships operating in polar waters as required by the IMO's Polar Code. Meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/4 and Code Section A-V/4, Table A-V/4-1.

    Basic Polar Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters helps participants gain an understanding of safe operation of vessels in polar areas, together with an understanding of the international and national legislative requirements and safe working practice specifically in relation to polar waters.

    According to Regulation V/4 of the STCW code, Masters, Chief Mates and Officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships operating in polar waters shall hold a certificate in basic training for ships operating in polar waters, as required by the Polar Code.

    Participants will after the course be able to contribute to safe operation of vessels operating in polar waters. Monitor and ensure compliance with legislative requirements and apply safe working practices including respond to emergencies. In relation to the environment the course ensure the knowledge of compliance with pollution-prevention requirements and prevention of environmental hazards

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Accommodation near Svendborg International Maritime Academy:

Accommodation is arranged and paid by the client/course participant. SIMAC has attractive pricing arrangements with several good hotels in Svendborg and the surrounding area. 

Hotel Svendborg: Phone: +45 6221 1700,
Hotel Ærø: Phone: + 45 6221 0760

Danhostel Ferievandrerhjem: Phone: + 45 6221 6699
Hotel Troense: Phone: + 45 6222 5412

When booking a room, please state that you will be attending a course at SIMAC.

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