There are many considerations to be taken into account when preparing a ship for ice. This module will give a basic understanding and awareness of operation in cold climates and cold water regions as requirements of VIQ Chapter 12.
- Icing onboard
- Icing speed
- Onboard Precautions at Ice
- Deck & LSA Equipments and Accommodation
- How to struggle with ice
- Personal Protection and First Aid In Ice
- Dangers related to ice, protection, frostbite, windchill
Depending on the participants’ background and knowledge of the subject. Average time is 2 hours for CBT module and practical exercise.
- VIQ Chapter 12
The course is based on the guidelines given in IMO Resolution A1024(26), Guidelines for ships operating in Polar waters, IMO MSC Circular 1185a Guide for Cold Water Survival and Guidelines for Offshore Marine Operations (GOMO) Appendix 7a