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The aim of the unit is to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively between ship and/or shore stations using the protocols laid down in the International Code of Signals (known as INTERCO), primarily using visual signals, but also using other methods.  Other information of a practical nature is also included covering common flag etiquette.

Summary 2021

Unit name Marine Communications (Signals)
Unit code JVD185
Credit points 6.25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations

Capt. Ian Moist

Teaching staff

Capt. Ian Moist

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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