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Can RNC charts be used for voyage planning?

Yes, when used in conjunction with paper charts

1

Can the Officer of the watch be the sole lookout?

Only during day light hours when visibility is good and traffic etc. make it safe to do so

2

Can voyage planning be executed on an ECDIS only?

Yes, only when equipment complies and is operated as approved by the Flag State

3

Do most piracy attacks take place in territorial or international waters?

Most attacks take place in territorial waters

4

How can a ship be kept “head up” into the weather, with the rudder jammed in hard over position?

Careful ahead maneuvering of the main engine

5

How can you reduce ship’s downwind progress in deep water when the main engine is incapacitated?

By lowering the anchor to about 4 shackles

6

How should effective bridge communications be conducted?

In clear and precise messages delivered in standard maritime English

7

If the Officer of the watch must deviate from the voyage plan, he should?

Inform the Master

8

In coastal waters GPS positions should be checked by?

By Visual, radar and any other available means

9

In which geographical waters are piracy attacks most frequent?

Indonesian waters

10

Ship to ship communication during SAR should be executed by?

VHF and MF

11

Should all on-board activities be planned and any risks assessed?

Yes, always

12

Voyage planning consists of how many main stages?

4 (Appraisal; Planning; Execution and Monitoring)

13

What are the main purposes of VTS?

To provide detailed navigational and safety information for ships in the area

14

What can good voyage planning provide?

A reduction of stress, improved voyage efficiency and additional safety

15

What documentation and charts should be used for a voyage?

Only up-to-date charts and publications fully corrected

16

What is an effective way to continually monitor coastal progress within the voyage plan

By Parallel Indexing on the radar

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What is important to check when transferring a position from GPS to a chart?

Make sure that the chart and the GPS use the same datum or make any necessary corrections to the GPS readout

18

What is most important when transferring route plans to other navigational systems?

Both systems use same chart datum

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What is the accepted international definition of Piracy?

An illegal act committed on the high seas

20

What is the fundamental purpose of Voyage Planning?

To provide adequate preparation and support to the bridge team for the intended voyage

21

What is the shortest distance between two points?

Great circle

22

What items should be checked when approaching the destination port after a long sea passage?

All navigational, propulsion, communication and mooring equipment

23

What should a shipping or management company provide for the bridge team to successfully complete the voyage?

Clearly defined bridge procedures for planning and execution of voyage plan

24

What unexpected weather occurrence should always affect the existing voyage plan?

A TRS

25

When should operational checks on navigation equipment be done?

Regularly and when preparing for sea and entering port

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When should parallel indexing be used on the passage?

When ever there is suitable headlands or marks to provide referencing

27

When should the Officer of the Watch be able to hand over the watch to his relief?

When the relief understands the present situation, is fully capable and all existing maneuvers have been completed

28

When should voyage planning be completed?

Prior to sailing

29

When steering by autopilot at sea, how often should manual steering be checked?

At least once a watch

30

When the pilot is on board, is he/she in charge of the vessel?

The Master is still responsible, but the pilot aids the navigation with local knowledge

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Which of the following items would NOT be included in the Radio Log Book?

Reception of weather forecasts

32

Which of the following items would probably NOT be included in the Passage Plan?

Occurrence of a TRS

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Who is ultimately responsible for the voyage plan?

The Master