Training Shipping Magnate for Best Practices, People and Profit. Ship Steering Course Course Objective: To understand the behavior of a vessel in diﬀerent sea conditions. To understand helm orders and correct interpretation of same. To carry out helmsman duties under pilot-age most eﬀectively. To appreciate ROTI and make most eﬀective usage of it. To appreciate the Human element involved in carrying out helmsman duties. Course Contents: Bridge Equipment familiarization. Basics of Vessel Behavior in Diﬀerent Sea conditions/types of Ships. Maritime English commands used in Steering. Possible causes of error due to Human element (briefing with appropriate Case Study) highlighting misinterpretation of and/or response to Helm Orders. Steering Modes (Follow Up, Non-Follow Up). Steering in diﬀerent conditions of visibility – Day and Night. Steering in Narrow Channels (countering bank eﬀect) and Shallow. Waters (Sluggish steering). Most eﬀective steering under pilot-age (with simulated eﬀects). Action in case of emergency (Equipment failure) – Situational awareness. Duration : 2 Days. Entry Criteria : All Deck Ratings & Deck Cadets.