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Launceston, Hunter Maritime College

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Unit name Navigation Management
Unit code JND320
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
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  • JND280, JND281, JND282, JND283, JND285, JND286, JND287, JND288


JND280 and JND281


Teaching Pattern

Blended delivery in the form of lectures and online learning supplemented with consolidated face to face learning and practical training in simulated ship environment towards the end of semester

Students attending classes and students electing to study on flexible mode will follow the same class time table. Total lecturing hours have not changed from the existing. Both categories of students will have access to the same resources through MyLo

Lectures Duration / Frequency / Time tabling

3.5 hrs / 1/ week for 10 weeks

Total Hrs 35

Practicals Duration / Frequency / Time tabling

30 hrs delivered over last 3 weeks

Attendance is mandatory for simulator training recommended for end of semester consolidated teaching periods


Assessment 1: Quizzes – 10%

Assessment 2: Assignment- 20%

Assessment 3: Practical Assessment - UP

Assessment 4: Final Exam – 70%

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  1. A guide to the collision avoidance rules : International regulations for preventing collisions at sea A.N. Cockcroft, J.N.F. Lameijer.
  2. Managing collision avoidance at sea : a practical guide Gilbert W.U. Lee and C.J. Parker.
  3. Bridge Procedures Guide – International Chamber of Shipping
  4. Bridge Team Management – A Practical Guide - AJ Swift
  5. IAMSAR Manual Vol3 – IMO
  6. National Search and Rescue Manual (NATSAR) 2010 – AMSA
  7. Guidance on fatigue mitigation and management –IMO MSC Circ 1014
  8. Bridge Watchkeeping Safety Study – MAIB 2004

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